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Honors for Barnes, Gonzalez, Love and White

Peter BarnesPeter Barnes has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).

Barnes is vice president for human resources at Emory.

His term begins July 1. CUPA-HR provides resources and professional development opportunities to higher education HR professionals.

Amparo GonzalezAmparo Gonzalez
has been named a World Diabetes Day Hero by the International Diabetes Federation.

Gonzalez is director of the Emory Latino Diabetes Education Program (ELDEP) in the School of Medicine.

She was nominated for the award for her work advocating for Latinos with diabetes.  Her efforts include designing and implementing a program for Latinos living with diabetes, creating partnerships with multiple clinics in the Atlanta area and mentoring a student research project on diabetes self-management in Guatemala through Emory’s Global Health Institute.

Jan LoveJan Love
was elected to the University Senate of The United Methodist Church.

Love is dean of Candler School of Theology.

She will serve a four-year term on the University Senate, which comprises 25 voting members who at the time of election are actively engaged in the work of education at an educational institution. One of the oldest accrediting bodies in the United States, the senate remains charged with establishing criteria that schools, colleges, universities and theological schools must meet in order to retain listing as institutions affiliated with the church.

Stephen D. WhiteStephen D. White
has been appointed a Fellow at the National Humanities Center for the upcoming academic year.

White is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Medieval History in Emory College.

He will join 32 other distinguished scholars from institutions across the United States and five foreign countries working on a wide array of projects with individual fellowship grants funded by the National Humanities Center. White is the 12th scholar from Emory to receive a fellowship from the Center.

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