Community of Scholars

Featured Scholar of the Week

Kimberly Jacobs

Program Director for General Studies

Professor Kimberly Jacobs earned her MA in Adult and Higher Education at University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been with APUS since 1998. While serving as Department Head of General Education until 2001, she was instrumental in developing the University’s writing and literature curricula, in addition to developing, designing, and counseling students in Academic and Career Planning.

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Each week, the APUS Scholar of the Week initiative highlights a program topic and shares thought-provoking content relevant to current industry news, trends, and world events through the professional insights and academic contributions of our faculty scholar practitioners.

Upcoming Scholars of the Week

  • Dr. Amy Burkman - SOE, Assessment and Accreditation
  • Dr. Nancy Heath - PD, Child and Family Development
  • Dr. Chad Patrizi - VP & Dean, School of Business
  • Dr. Kristen Obst - PD, Security Management
  • Dr. Conrad Lotze - VP & Dean, School of Education


School of Business Faculty Director Dr. Suzanne Minarcine will speak to the Macon, Ga. Kiwanis Club on April 2 about the Wreaths Across America program she has started in that community. She will talk about how the AMU’s national involvement in the program prompted her to start a local effort and her goal of laying 1000 wreaths at a veteran’s cemetery in 2014.

SVP, Academics Operations Officer Dr. Gwen Hall and Director of Scheduling Dr. Brian Blodgett will present “A Step Beyond: Internally Expanding Gateways to Completion Lessons Learned” at the Gateways to Completion Community of Practice conference in Indianapolis, Ind. on March 24.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math faculty member Dr. Karen Paullet presented “Opening the Digital Pandora’s Box: Mobile Device Security Awareness” at the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) Conference on March 19 in Gaithersburg, Md.

Cybersecurity Program Director Clay Wilson presented “APUS Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Cybersecurity Education” at the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) Conference on March 18 in Gaithersburg, Md.

Sports Management faculty member Dr. Larry Flegle has been selected as Alumni of the Year for 2014 by the School of Mass Communications, College of Arts and Sciences, at the University of South Florida.

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