Woods Briefs Spring 2023

News and notes about William Woods students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Updated continuously throughout the semester.

William Woods Students, Faculty, and Staff

Noah Gledhill ’23 of the Show-Me GOLD program, attended Accelerated Officer Candidate School (AOCS) during June and July of 2022 at Fort Meade, South Dakota, where he graduated after successfully completing the intense, 3-phase leadership training. Captain Joshua Wiltfong of the GOLD program served as a Platoon Trainer at AOCS at Fort Meade from July 2-16, training candidates from the Missouri Army National Guard’s Show-Me GOLD programs at Northwest Missouri St., Missouri Southern St., the College of the Ozark and Southeast Missouri St., in addition to WWU.

Joe Davis was re-elected to Fulton Public Schools Board of Education

Miriam O’Callaghan was published; Decision Intelligence – Human Machine Integration for Decision Making.

Krista Frohling‘s art was featured in the Virtual International Juried Art Exhibition, the Small Works Art Exhibition in Webster Groves, MO, and in the Contemporary Art Magazine. Her art was also featured in the William Woods University Faculty Art Exhibition in Fulton, MO, and the Midnight Juried Art Exhibition in Atlanta, GA. Krista also presented at the Art Power and Freedom Women Artists Panel in St. Louis, MO.

Liz Haben was a Co-Coordinator of the 2023 Missouri 4-H Horse Judging Contest and the 2023 Northeast District FFA Horse Judging Contest. Liz was also the coach of the 2022 Color Breed Congress, National Pinto Horse Show, class and NSBA Champion in the Open Solid Ranch Riding.

Valerie Wedel was a panelist at the Teaching and Learning Forum.

Jennifer Petterson was a partner for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games Team Missouri Unified.

Thomas Trice performed a two-day executive leadership training for Illinois State Law Enforcement Officers.

Tom Frankman was a Higher Learning Commission peer reviewer, Capella University accreditation.

Anthony Cavaiani was published: Place and Protest in the NBA’s Pandemic Bubble. In M.L. Anderson (Ed.) Social Justice & the Modern Athlete: Exploring the Role of Athlete Activism in Social Change.

William Woods Alumni

Kerri Roberts ’11 created her own business called Salt and Light Advisors located in Columbia, MO.