Geneva College

 

 

Maureen O. Vanterpool

Maureen VanterpoolOffice Phone: 724-846-4247
movanter@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Leadership Studies

Degrees Received

  • Ph.D., Educational Policy and Leadership, 1987,
    The Ohio State University

Courses Taught

  • MOL 505 - History and Theory of Leadership
  • MOL 510 - Leadership and Communication
  • MOL 515 - Leadership and Ethics
  • MOL 550 - Professional Development
  • MOL 525 - Leadership and Motivation
  • MOL 535 - Leadership and Decision Making
  • MOL 530 - Leadership and Organizational Change
  • MOL 545 - Leadership and Strategy

Presentations/Publications

  • "Colorful Stories of Women of the Bible," presentation at Ladies Day at Allegheny Center Alliance Church, 2013
  • “The Gift of Leadership” presentation to various groups of church leaders in Beaver and Lawrence counties, 2009
  • “Communication and Leadership: Lessons from the Gospels” presentation to school leaders at the Pittsburgh conference of the Association of Christian Schools International, 2008
  • “Motivation and Leadership: Lessons from the Gospels” presentation to school leaders at the Pittsburgh conference of the Association of Christian Schools International, 2008
  • SEEK Bible Quiz Game, (Rev. ed.), 2004
  • Sort & Search the Scriptures, 2003
  •  “All children can learn, but who can teach them? A study of teacher candidates in urban multicultural field settings.” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, 1991
  • Rhetoric and Behavior: Theory X and Theory Y, The 1991 Annual: Developing Human Resources, 1991
  • “A model for infusing cultural diversity concepts across the curriculum: Interdisciplinary applications for the multicultural (or not so multicultural) university,” 4th Annual National Conference on Racial and Ethnic Relations in American Higher Education, Santa Fe, NM (Co-presenter, B. Flannery), 1990
  • Innovations Aren’t for Everyone. Principal, 1990
  • A model for infusing cultural diversity concepts across the curriculum., To improve the academy: Resources for student, faculty, and institutional development, (co-author B. Flannery), 1990

Current Projects

  • Dr. Vanterpool was appointed to the Beaver Falls City Planning Commission by the City Council in the fall of 2011. At that time, the City of Beaver Falls had just initiated a multi-year project to review and update the Comprehensive Plan that has been in place since 1979. This is an ambitious and exciting project that has tremendous potential to revive the City of Beaver Falls!

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Recognition for Human Resource Development Research, (Dissertation: “Concerns of Training Managers about the Competency Standards Prescribed by the American Society for Training and Development”), American Society for Training and Development, Central Ohio Chapter, 1987

Fun Facts

  • "I was born on the beautiful island of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, where the automobile license plates boldly proclaim, “American Paradise.”  Click here for a glimpse of some breathtaking scenery of the Virgin Islands: http://www.visitusvi.com/. However, I have spent most of my life on the U.S. mainland and I have visited 34 of the 50 states. I enjoy visiting historic homes, especially sites that were associated with the Underground Railroad. I’m looking for reasons to visit the remaining 16 states, but I may have to invent reasons for some of them!"

 

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