Four Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Franccate arries sqthumbie Cate-Arries received the Order of the Discovers from Sigma Delta Pi, the national collegiate Hispanic honor society. Dr. Cate-Arries is a professor of contemporary Spanish cultural and literary studies at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She has been on the faculty there since 1986. She is the author of Spanish Culture Behind Barbed Wire: Memory and Representation of the French Concentration Camps, 1939-1945 (Bucknell University Press, 2004).

Professor Cate-Arries holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia and earned a Ph.D. in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

andrea jonesAndrea L. Jones, the assistant director of Center for Advising and Counseling at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, has been chosen as the winner of the Outstanding Advising Award from the National Academic Advising Association.

Jones is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, where she majored in criminal justice. She holds a master’s degree in guidance and counseling from the same institution.

kleinertJane O. Kleinert, an associate professor in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of the 2013 Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. She will receive the award at the association’s annual convention in November. Dr. Kleinert is being honored for her efforts to have communications systems in place for all public school students, regardless of their disabilities, so that they can fully participate in the curriculum.

Dr. Kleinert received her bachelors degree in speech and hearing from Bellarmine University in Louisville. She holds a master’s degree in speech pathology and audiology from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in rehabilitation sciences from the University of Kentucky.

jones_eversley_sharonSharon Jones-Eversley, an assistant professor of family studies at Towson University, has been honored with the distinguished PRIDE Award by the National Institutes of Health. PRIDE is an acronym for the Program to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research. Dr. Jones-Eversley’s research focuses on cardiovascular health disparities in African-Americans.

Dr. Jones-Eversley holds a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in public health from Morgan State University in Baltimore. She also earned a master’s degree in ethical and legal studies from the University of Baltimore.

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