Research & Publications STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS Junior, Jessica Velasco secured a prestigious internship with the Connecticut Red Cross. Grad student, Chantel C. Chandler (PSY) was awarded the Women's Studies Student Scholars Conference award. Three Sociology majors presented their work on URD. FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS Assistant Professor, Marcus Aldredge published his book, Singer-Songwriters and Musical Open Mics. Professor William Egelman presented his paper, "Italian Americans: The Move to Suburbia", at the 45th Annual Conference of the Italian American Studies Association, November 29-December 1, 2012. The published article appeared in the International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thought, under the title: The Italians, Americans and Italian Americans-Some Demographic Comparisons, volume 2 (no. 1), 2012. Professor Susan D. Toliver will be awarded the Carol S. Russett Award by the American Council on Education, NY Affiliate, on April 26th, 2013 (for commitment to professional excellence in higher education, mentoring, and service to community).