Now in their 13th year, the philanthropy of the Lagniappe Ladies organization has touched all areas of campus. The definition of “Ever Loyal,” this all-woman society has awarded grants to countless projects by way of dollars raised by their commitment and generosity. In this episode, Lagniappe Ladies members Tonya Oaks Smith, Lindsey Murry, and JoAnn […]
31. Bryan Zygmont: Make it Make Sense
Former Skate Country DJ— and current College of Liberal Arts Associate Dean and Professor of Art History— Dr. Bryan Zygmont is our guest for this episode. He discusses leading students through study abroad adventures and his love for Dante’s Divine Comedy. He comes to terms with his fear of sharks and describes some pretty scary […]
27. Tom Stafford: Don’t Open That Attachment
In this episode, Tonya Oaks Smith talks cybersecurity with J.E. Barnes Professor of Computer Information Systems Dr. Tom Stafford. He recently had a new article, “Platform-Dependent Computer Security Complacency: The Unrecognized Insider Threat” published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Stafford recently evolved the theory of Cybersecurity Complacency to describe the actions and views of well-meaning, […]
19. Dr. Laura Bostick: Everything Happens for a Reason
In this episode, Dr. Bostick has something to teach all of us, recounting her journey from a STEM field to motherhood to teaching, how they’re all connected in the current state of her career, and how teaching others to teach has a deeper impact than we may realize.