Coley Is Graduate Dean

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April 19, 1992

BOSTON, MASS. — Joan D. Coley, professor of education at Western Maryland College and chairwoman of the department of education, has been named dean of the college's graduate affairs program.

She succeeds Helen B. Wolfe, who plans to return to the department as associate professor of education, effective June 1. Wolfe has served as graduate dean since 1985.

Coley has taught at Western Maryland College, where she gained national and international recognition for her research into the nation's reading programs, since 1973. Before coming to Western Maryland, she served as a visiting lecturer at Hood College and an instructor atthe University of Maryland.

A native of Philadelphia, Coley received a bachelor's degree with honors from Albright College in 1966 andher master's and doctoral degrees in education from the University of Maryland.

Coley's awards include the 1989 Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading, the 1982 Carroll County Outstanding Educator in Reading award, three WMC Scholarly Journal Awards and inclusion in several "Who's Who" directories.

Western Maryland College's Graduate Affairs program enrolls more than 1,000 students each term in liberal arts and education, including education of the deaf.


BOSTON, MASS. -- Katherine A. Woodward of Westminster has been named to the dean's list at Boston University.

Boston University offers a liberal arts education, with courses in more than 250 fields.



WESTMINSTER -- Betty West, a student and Continuing Education instructor at Carroll Community College, recently was awarded one of two scholarships at the1992 International Institute for Educating Secretaries Conference inSan Antonio, Texas.

She won the scholarship for her essay, "Professionalism Today: the realized dream of yesterday's visionaries," which will appear in a future edition of Career Track Monitor, the newsletter for Students of Office Professions.

West is secretary of Carroll Collegiate Secretaries International of Professional SecretariesInternational. She has an honors associate degree from CCC and is working on a second associate in business administration.

Carroll CSI also earned a certification for winning the 1992-1993 Student Poster Contest.



IRVING, TEXAS -- Lucy Elizabeth Judge recently was named to the dean's list at the University of Dallas for fall 1991.

To be included on the dean'slist, students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 and carry a minimum of 15 academic credits in a semester.

A sophomore majoring in philosophy, Judge is a graduate of Delone Catholic High School,McSherrystown, Pa. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Judge of Westminster.

She is studying this semester in Italy at the Romecampus of the University of Dallas.


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