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August 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III was awarded the Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated 9 Who Care Community Service/Humanitarian Award by the Polaris of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated Alpha Eta Omega Alumni Chapter and the Beta Mu Chapter. He will receive the award during the Iota Phi Theta Founders Day Banquet on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the King Arts Complex, 867 Mt. Vernon Avenue, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Dr. James L. Moore III’s recent book, African American Males in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Policy, Research, and Practice, was featured in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article was titled, “Scholars Dig Deeper into Educational Challenges Black Boys Face.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the National Gifted Children Association Board of Directors. Dr. Moore’s appointment is for 1-year, and he is the first person ever to be appointed to its Board.

July 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III was mentioned in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article was titled, “ACE Fellows Program Creating Pipeline to Presidency for Women, Minorities.”

June 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Mr. Ronald Parker) an article titled, “Black male college students: Their Perspective of media and its stereotypical angle of ‘blackness and maleness’” in the Black History Bulletin (Vol. 77(1), pp. 10-15).

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, Dr. Lawrence O. Flowers, and Ms. Tiffany A. Flowers) an article titled, “Examining the effects of online distance education on African American students’ perceived learning” in the Black History Bulletin (Vol. 77(1), pp. 21-26).

For second time, Dr. James L. Moore III was an invited guest on HBCU Nation Radio Show with Anthony Ray, based in Elizabeth, North Carolina. It was aired on June 21, 2014.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as an institute instructor for Vanderbilt University’s 3rd Annual Achievement Gap Institute, a one-week continuous education initiative focused on assisting educators and administrators in understanding and closing the achievement gap in their classrooms and school districts. He presented his session on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

May 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Drs. Lamont A. Flowers and Lawrence O. Flowers a book chapter, “Exploratory Study of the Factors Affecting the Academic and Career Development of African American Males in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics” in Building on Resilience: Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success across the P-20 Pipeline.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Dr. Marjorie C. Shavers) a peer-reviewed articled, “Black Female Voices: Self-Presentation Strategies in Doctoral Programs at Predominately White Institutions,” in the Journal of College Student Development (Volume 55, Number 4, May 2014, pp. 391-407).

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in the Prism, an American Society for Engineering Education’s publication. In the May 2014 issue, the article was titled, “Odd man out: Why are so few African-American males becoming engineers?”

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to be one of the expert presenters at the “The Disappearance of Minority Male Law Applicants” forum at the 2014 annual neeting and educational conference, sponsored by Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The meeting convened in Asheville, North Carolina, from May 28-31, 2014.

Dr. James L. Moore III and his colleague of Ohio University, Dr. Debra Thompson, recently had a brief published by Ohio Education Research Center. The brief is titled, “Closing the Participation Gap for African American Men in Higher Education.”

Dr. James L. Moore III and his colleague of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Dr. Chance W. Lewis, co-edited an edited volume, titled, African American male students in PreK-12 schools: Informing research, policy, and practice (Emerald Group Publishing;  see press release).

Dr. James L. Moore III was an invited guest on HBCU Nation Radio Show with Anthony Ray, based in Elizabeth, North Carolina. It was aired on May 17, 2014.

April 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III and his co-presenter, Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, were invited to present their research at the annual Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) meeting in Jackson, Mississipi. Their session was titled, “Challenging the Paradigm: Increasing the Representation of African American Males in Gifted Education.” The meeting convened from April 23-25, 2014.

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Multicultural Education, an international peer-reviewed journal.

On Friday, April 5, 2014, Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented on, “Strategies for Developing Effective Educational Interventions,” at the 18th Annual Continuation of Conversations with Senior Scholars on Advancing Research and Professional Development Related to Black Education Session at the 2014 American Educational Research Association Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At the 2014 American Educational Research Association Convention, Dr. James L. Moore III served as an expert panelist for the session titled, “How can HBCUs play a major role expanding college access to school-age Black males?” The panel convened on April 3, 2:15pm to 3:45pm, Philly Convention Center, 100 Level, 102B. It was jointly sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, White House Initiative on HBCUs, WeiLab, and The Journal of Negro Education.

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Dr. James L. Moore III served as one of the main instructors for the 7th Annual Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Institute on African Americans and Education at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. James L. Moore III was interviewed on ABC 6 News, located in Columbus, Ohio. The interview focused on The Ohio State University’s improved graduation rates of African American males.

Dr. James L. Moore III was mentioned in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article was titled, “Researchers Discuss Role of HBCUs in Supporting School-age Black Males.”

March 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III’s work was featured in a Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) memorandum to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The memorandum is titled, “Improving Educational Outcomes for African American Youth: Issues for Consideration and Discussion.” African

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article was titled, “African American Male Retreat Recharging Spirit, Re-emphasizing Achievement.”

February 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III participated in a panel discussion focused on Brown vs. Board of Education.  Other panelists included The Honorable Yvette McGee Brown, Retired Justice of Ohio Supreme Court and Dr. Philip T.K. Daniel, William Ray and Marie Adamson Flesher Professor of Educational Administration at the Ohio State University.

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in an article in the Lantern. The article was titled, “Former Ohio State Running Back Maurice Clarett: Be Mindful of Who You Are Around.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was mentioned in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article highlights his success with Black male college students at the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male.

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured, along with some his closest colleagues, in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The article was titled, “‘Brothers’ Bound by Passion for Research on Black Male Experience.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was mentioned in an article titled, “Education Reform Atop Agenda for Morehouse Summit,” in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

For Dr. James L. Moore III’s leadership, the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male was given a resolution from Columbus City Council.

January 2014

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in an article titled, “UCI Chancellor Michael Drake Named Ohio State President, in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected to receive the honor of ACA Fellow for the American Counseling Association.  He will be recognized, along with the other new ACA Fellows, at the Awards ceremony at the ACA Conference in Honolulu, in the Hilton Hawaiian Village, on Saturday, March 29, at 6:00 p.m.

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected to receive the 2014 Genesis Scholar Award, sponsored by the HBCU Digest. He is one of ten scholars selected for this inaugural award.

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal for the Education of the Young Scientist and Giftedness.

December 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the Faculty Steering Committee for the newly approved Center for Higher Education Enterprise at The Ohio State University. Dr. E. Gordon Gee is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center.

The ACPA Standing Committee on Men and Masculinities contacted Dr. James L. Moore III to inform him that the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male received its Outstanding Men’s Program Award.  This award is given to a program or intervention at an institution of higher education that has had a positive impact on men’s development. The awarded will be presented at the upcoming National ACPA Convention.

November 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Dr. Donna Y. Ford) a peer-reviewed article titled, “Understanding and reversing underachievement, low achievement, and achievement gaps among hgh-ability African American males in urban school contexts,” in The Urban Review (November 2013, Volume 45, Issue 4, ppl. 399-415).

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (November 1, 2013), “Huge Increases in Black Male Graduation Rates at Ohio State University.”

October 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in the HBCU Digest (October 31, 2013), “HBCU-PWI Collaborations on the Rise.”

On October 30, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented (with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers) at the Annual Fall Conference of the Great City Schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The session was titled, “Opportunities in Gifted Education for African American Males in Urban Schools.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (October 24, 2013), “Scholars Reveal Best Practices to Keep Black Males in Education.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (October 24, 2013), “Research Scholars Take Aim at Improving Black Achievement.”

Dr. James L. Moore III presented at the Second Annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education. As one of the co-founders of the colloquium, he served as the Colloquium Co-Chair. From October 23-26, 2013, the event convened at the Univeristy of Virgin Islands.

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in The Lantern (October 29, 2013), “Ohio State Center Helps Increase Graduation Rate of African-American Men.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch (October 15, 2013), “Graduation Rate among Black Men Rises at Ohio State.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected by GrapevineColumbus.com to receive one of its Columbus Black Leaders Awards. The awards gala convened on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Columbus Hilton @ EASTON.

September 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as a voting member for the American Society for Engineering Education’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), effective October 1, 2013.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to contribute his educational view on Forest of the Rain Productions’ new podcast program titled, ”Educational Views.” This program is scheduled to begin in the fall.

August 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate as a guest speaker at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) for the session titled Breaking Barriers: Legislative Actions, White House Initiatives, and School District Imperatives for Educating Black Males.” The session is sponsored by the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement. The session will convene on Friday, September 20, 2013.

On August 30, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in the “Saving Our Boys: Advocating for Education” second podcast for Concerned Black Men National. Other participants were Dr. Ivory Toldson of Howard University and Mr. George Garrow of Concerned Black Men.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-published (with Dr. Donna Y. Ford of Vanderbilt) a blind-reviewed article titled, “Understanding and reversing underachievement, low achievement, and achievement gaps among high-ability African American males in urban school contexts,” in the The Urban Review.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers of Clemson University at the 20th Biennial World Conference for the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) in Louisville, KY. Their research presentation was titled, “Exploring the Relationship Between Academic and Career Orientations of High-Ability African American College Students.” He also co-presented with Dr. Dwan Robinson of Ohio University. This session was titled, “Social Isolation, Emotional Distress, and Psychological Frustration Among African American Males in Gifted Programs: Implications for Teachers, School Counselors, Principals, and Parents.

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in InSpire with Robert and Missy Weiler. Dr. Moore will conduct research and mentor education majors receiving Weiler Scholarships, thanks to a gift from Robert and Missy Weiler.

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the editorial board for Multidisciplinary Journal of Educational Research.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on the School Achievement Action Team for Learn for Life Columbus.

July 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed the EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education . He is one of four appointed a distinguished professor in the College of Education and Human Ecology. Additionally, Robert and Missy Weiler of Columbus  made a five-year gift to support his research and undergraduate scholarships.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Donna Y. Ford, Michelle Trotman Scott, and  Stanford O. Amos) a peer-reviewed article titled, ”Gifted Education and Culturally Different Students: Examining Prejudice and Discrimination via Microaggressions” in Gifted Child Today.

On July 30, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in the “Saving Our Boys: An Overdue Dialog” first podcast for Concerned Black Men National. Other participants were Dr. Ivory Toldson of Howard University and Mr. George Garrow of Concerned Black Men.

Funded by the Ohio Education Research Center, Dr. James L. Moore III received a $10,000 grant (with Dr. Debra Thompson of Ohio University) to conduct a state-wide study on African American male college students. The research grant project is titled, “Closing the Participation Gap for African American Men in Higher Education.”

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored a book chapter (with Dr. Dwan Robinson of Ohio University and Dr. Renae Mayes of Ball State University) titled, “Two gifted African American brothers: Achieving in spite of the odds,” in Young, triumphant, and black.

June 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III co-published (with Dr. Nikol Bowen) a blind-reviewed article titled, “Common Characteristics of Compassionate Counselors: A Qualitative Study,” in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling.

On June 19, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III was a featured speaker at University of Akron’s 2013 Summer Institute, titled
Transforming Urban Education: Engaged Communities Matter.” Dr. Moore gave a presentation on working with urban, African American males.

May 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III served as a member of the Partnership Circle for Boys and Young Men of Color, created by the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, DC. The partnership circle is a venue for national policy organizations, advocacy groups and researchers to discuss opportunities to influence policy to improve education, employment and health outcomes.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as an institute instructor for Vanderbilt University’s 2nd Annual Achievement Gap Institute, a one-week continuous education initiative focused on assisting educators and administrators in understanding and closing the achievement gap in their classrooms and school districts. He presented his session on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

On Friday, May 3, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to presented his research on working with African American students who are STEM majors at Florence-Darlington Technical College; he also was the keynote speaker for the R.I.S.E. Project’s end-of-the-year evening banquet.

On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III participated in an “invitation only” meeting titled, “Impacting Education Outcomes for Black Males: A Working Session for Researchers and Policy Advocates.” It was sponsored by the Center for Law and Social Policy, and the meeting included nationally-recognized scholars, leaders, and researchers.

April 2013

On Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III gave a research presentation on “School Counseling that Promotes Equitable Educational Outcomes: Implications for Practice in Counselor Education,” at the annual American Educational Research Association’s Conference in San Francisco, California. This session was sponsored by Division A – Administration, Organization, and Leadership.

On Sunday, April 28, 2013, Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented on, “Strategies for Developing Effective Educational Interventions,” at the 17th Annual Continuation of Conversations with Senior Scholars on Advancing Research and Professional Development Related to Black Education Session at the annual American Educational Research Association’s Conference in San Francisco, California.

On Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Dr. James L. Moore III served as one of the main instructors for the 6th Annual Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Institute on African Americans and Education at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco, California.

On Friday, April 19, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Claflin University invited Dr. James L. Moore III to serve on a panel presentation for the inaugural Black Male Symposium. The theme of this year’s Black Male Symposium was Black Male Achievement: Advancing Education and Prosperity.

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) invited Dr. James L. Moore III to share his research at the research symposium titled,  Recruiting and Retaining K-16 Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Other presenters were Dr. Chris Rasmussen of San Diego State University and Dr. Noah Finkelstein of
University of Colorado.

On Friday, April 12, 2013, from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Virginia Tech sponsored a Black Male Summit in which Dr. James L. Moore III served as the featured luncheon speaker. His presentation was title, Exemplars of Excellence: A Conversation on Blackness and Maleness.”

March 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to be on Sandra Dungee Glenn’s education-focused radio show on WURD 900 AM, based in Philadelphia, to discuss his recently published co-edited book, African American Students in Urban Schools: Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement. This radio statation is the only African-American owned radio station in Pennsylvania. It can be heard live throughout southeastern Pa., southern New Jersey, northern Delaware, and via the internet at 900amwurd.com. To access the radio segment, click on the following link: https://wurdradio.box.com/s/9we12ynodoxgsvp3fgvs

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to share his expertise and work on minority male achievement with the leadership at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During this visit, he interacted and engaged leadership across the campus, including  administrators, faculty, staff, and students. He also participated in a panel discussion focused on the notion of manhood, masculinity, and education.

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected to participate in the prestigious American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Program, “the longest running leadership development program in the United States that focuses on identifying and preparing senior leadership for the nation’s colleges and universities.” Dr. Moore was one of 50 participants selected for the 2013-2014 class.

Dr. James L. Moore III was cited in a recent article in The Lantern (March 19, 2013)  titled, “Men lag behind women in receiving college degrees.”

February  2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education for his recent publication (with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers of Clemson University) in  the new book  titled, A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement (Council of the Great City Schools, December 2012). His co-authored publication is titled, “Increasing the Representation of African American Males in Gifted and Talented Programs.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was a featured speaker at the Second Annual Conference on African American Children and Families. The conference was sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa and convened on February 21-22, 2013. Dr. Moore’s presentation was titled, “African American Males: An American Imperative in P-16 Education and Society At-Large.”

At the United Negro College Funds’ Leadership Conference, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to be a part of the panel discussion titled, “Let Us Make Men! Fostering the Success of African American Males in the Academy.” Other panelists were Dr. Kevin Rome (North Carolina Central University) and Dr. Karl Reid (United Negro College Fund), and Dr. Bryan Marks of Morehouse College served as the moderator.

January 2013

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to be a part of a panel of external experts to share his expertise with 11 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) department leads who are part of a cross-functional Task Force that is crafting an African American Male Initiative (AAMI) plan for UNCF member institutions.  The panel discussion covened on January 8, 2013 at the UNCF offices in Washington, DC from 12:oo-2:00 p.m.

December 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored (with Dr. Lamont A. FLowers fo Clemson University) a chapter in the Council of Great City Schools’ newly published book titled,  A call for change : Providing solutions for black male achievement. You can obtain a free copy of the e-book.

Dr. James L. Moore III was notified that he was selected to receive the 2013 American College Personnel Association’s Standing Committee on Men and Masculinities Outstanding Research Award. The award’s ceremony will take place at the 2013 ACPA Convention in Los Vegas, Nevada, from March 4-7, 2013.

Dr. James L. Moore III’s current doctoral student (Renae Mayes) was notified that we received a $1,500 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision grant for her doctoral research, “Investigating Twice Exceptionality: Voices of African American Students and Parents.” In October 2013, she will be honored at the ACES Conference in Denver, Colorado.

November 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented (with Dr. Chance W. Lewis of UNC Charlotte) at the 2012 NAME  Convention in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania. Their session was titled, “African American Students in Urban Schools: Critical Issues and Implications for Multicultural Education.”

Dr. James L. Moore III presented at the 2012 National Association for Gifted Children’s national convention in Denver, Colorado. His session was titled, “African American High-Achieving Females in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Influences on Their Educational and Career Aspirations.”

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented (with Dr. Chance W. Lewis of UNC Charlotte) at the 2012 NABSE Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Their session was titled, ”Removing the Barriers to African American STEM Achievement: The Impact of Culturally Relevant Instruction and Low Teacher Expectations on College Readiness.”

Dr. James L. Moore III co-coordinated (with Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson of University of Wisconsin  at Madison)  an international colloquium focused on black males. The colloquium, “Global Research on the Black Male Educational Pipeline: International Perspectives to Inform Local Solutions,” was co-sponsored by The Ohio State University (i.e., Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male), University of Wisconsin at Madison (i.e., Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory), and University of Leeds. The event convened from Nov. 7-10 at the University of Leeds in Leeds, England. At the event, he co-presented with his students and staff on the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male.

October 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited (with Dr. Antoinette Miranda of The Ohio State University) to give a 3-day seminar on working with school-aged, K-12  boys. The series was titled, “Male-focused Strategies for Immediate Academic Impact,” and it was sponsored by the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio.

Dr. James L. Moore III  was invited to be on a weekly radio program on WURD 900 AM, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The special segment is part of an eight-part series titled, “Excellence and Equity. Securing our Future. Public Education in the 21st Century.” WURD 900 AM is the only African-American owned radio station in Pennsylvania. It can be heard live throughout southeastern Pennsylvania., southern New Jersey,  and northern Delaware via the Internet (i.e., 900amwurd.com).

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to speak at the 19th Annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, on October 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Dr.. Moore will discuss promoting success for minority males in higher education. The institute is recognized as the largest annual gathering of minority doctoral scholars in the United States.

September 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate as an expert panelists at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 42nd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) during the session titled, “Health Education and Literacy Policy (HELP) for School-age Black Children.”  The session convened in Washington, DC, on Friday, September 21, 2012.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a lecture to the faculty and staff at Susquehanna University. Dr. Moore’s lecture was titled, “Engaging and Promoting Academic Success among African American Males.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a lecture to the faculty, staff, and students at Berea College. Dr. Moore’s lecture focused on his work related to African American males.

August 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to join the Black Male Achievement Research Collaborative, sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. He will develop a policy report on black male achievement, contribute to the Journal of Negro Education and produce publications which target policymakers, academic journals and media.

Dr. James L. Moore III was included in the 2012 Who’s Who in Black Columbus. This publication highlights the positive achievements of African Americans througout Columbus, OH and its surrounding counties.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in the August 27th National Summit on Educational Excellence and Opportunity for African American Males, sponsored by  the Council of the Great City Schools and the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Moore and his close colleague, Dr. Lamont Flowers of Clemson University, co-authored the commissioned paper titled, “Increasing the representation of African American males in gifted and talented programs.” The event convened in Washington D.C., and the discussion focused on improving the educational outcomes of black males.

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in OSU  College of Education and Human Ecology’s publication, Inspire. The article was titled, ”Retaining African American Male Students.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in a panel discussion at a Community Briefing titled, “Empowering Parents for African American Student Achievement.” It was sponsored by the National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities.

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in the CSIenewsletter for his recent accomplishments and for the publication of his edited volume, African American Students in Urban School: Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement.

July 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was noticed that he received the “first-ever” Black Man Can Award for Higher Education, co-sponsored by BlackCelebrityGiving.com and TheBlackManCan.org. Dr. Moore topped four other finalists, including two university presidents.

June 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in Vanderbilt University’s Peabody Professional Institute: The Achievement Gap, June 3-7, 2012. Dr. Moore’s presentation was titled, “Counseling and teaching strategies for nurturing resiliency among African American male students.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected as one of five OSU-CIC Academic Leadership Program Fellows for 2012-2013. The program was established, in 1989. Further, the experiences develops the leadership and managerial skills of top faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and academic promise.

May 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III co-edited (with Dr. C. W. Lewis) an edited volume titled, African American Students in Urban Schools: Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement. It was publised by Peter Lang Publishers.

March 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored, “Concurrent Validity of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI): A Study of African American Precollege Students,” in Journal of Black Studies, March 2012. The results suggest that scores obtained from LASSI scales may provide valid assessments of African American precollege students’ academic aptitude.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to present at the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at the University of Texas at Austin, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Dr. Moore discussed the educational crisis facing African American males in America and shared possible solutions for improving education outcomes for these males.

February 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to present at the “Black, Brown, and College Bound: Turning Hurdles into Triumphs for African American and Latino Males” meeting  in Tampa, Fla., February 29-March 3, 2012. Dr. Moore discussed critical issues and presented possible solutions to an increasing national crisis.

January 2012

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to contribute to “A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement,” an initiative of the Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, D.C. He will write a paper on the lack of identification of gifted and talented African American males. His and 11 other briefs will be discussed with parents and leaders of large urban school districts in Washington, DC, August 2012. The papers also will be published in Solution Brief.

Dr. James L. Moore III will speak on Ohio State’s support programs for black males at the session on Educational Experiences of Young Men of Color at the CollegeBoard Midwest RegionalForum, 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.

The life and post-Olympics hard times of sprinter and Ohio State University alumnus, Jesse Owens, is the subject of a documentary that aired January 3-4, 2012 on the Big Ten Network. Dr. James L. Moore III was interviewed on the social limitations placed on Owens and other men of color in Jesse Owens: Enduring Spirit. The show will be rebroadcast Sunday, February 12, 2012, 6:30 p.m., on WOSU-TV, Channel 34.  Read more

December 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on the editorial board for the International Scholarly Research Network, which publishes a series of open access journals that employ a fast track peer review process. The inaugural journal is titled, ISRN Education.

November 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III was asked to serve on the advisory board for the Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. He is one of 12 scholars and administrators who will review the progress of the publication and recommend entries to the book.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited, in November 2011, to Leadership and Sustainability Institute Advisory Network. Root Cause and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement are launching a Leadership and Sustainability Institute to strengthen the capacity of organizations working within the field of black male achievement and the field as a whole. The Advisory Network will be composed of more than 50 leaders that bring a shared commitment to both the field of black male achievement and to the development of the LSI; members will have the opportunity to both support individual organizations and leaders working in the field of black male achievement, and also help drive a movement that develops and changes the course of history for the field overall.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited by the Center for Law and Social Policy, a policy and advocacy organization located in Washington, DC, to collaborate on identifying policy issues affecting middle school and high school aged boys of color. Several reports and briefs will be produced for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Dr. James L. Moore III appointed to the national steering committee for The Boys Initiative’s Minority Male 2050 Project. The mission of the project is to facilitate a cooperative endeavor among organizations and stakeholders in male minority youth.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored with Drs. Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University), Lawrence O. Flowers (Fayetteville State University), and Morris Clarke (Winston-Salem State University) a chapter titled, “The relationship between academic self-concept and career self-efficacy among African-American males in STEM disciplines at two historically Black colleges and universities: An exploratory study in. H. Frierson and W. Tate IV’s book, Beyond stock stories and folktales: African Americans’ paths to STEM. The book was published by Emerald Press.

On November 1-2, 2011, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in a “working group” on boys, sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Nationally-recognized scholars and education writers, from all around the country, participated in the working group. Dr. Moore was asked to focus his remarks on underachievement of African American males.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “Investigating the effects of academic attitudes and orientations on African Americans’ achievement and vocational interest in STEM,” with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) at the annual National Association of Black School Educators Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “Students’ perceptions of virtual laboratories in a science course,” with Drs. Lawrence O. Flowers (Fayetteville State University) and Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) at the 17th annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “High-Achieving African American male college students: Reasons for their academic and career choices in STEM, with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) at the annual National Association for Gifted Children Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “Degree attainment of doctoral students of color in counselor education doctoral programs: Strategies and stories of success,” with Drs. Nikol V. Bowen (Ohio University), Marjorie C. Shavers (Morehead State University), and J. Y. Butler (Same Houston State University) at the annual Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors Conference, Nashville, TN.

October 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in a featured panel discussion titled, “K-12 to College: How Can We Promote Success for Minority Males in Higher Education?” at the 18th Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, Oct. 20-23, in Atlanta. More than 1,000 scholars and faculty attended this conference.

Dr. James L. Moore III was the 2011 keynote speaker on Friday, Oct 14, 2011, at the 61st Annual A. I. Mose Counseling Conference at South Carolina State University. Over  250 psychologists, social workers, counselors, classroom teachers, and graduate students attended the oldest counseling conference in the state of South Carolina.

WOSU-TV broadcasted “Assuring High School Graduation” with Dr. James L. Moore III, serving as a panelist to discuss high school dropout in Ohio. The panel was aired Friday, Oct. 7, at 9:00 p.m. on WOSU Plus (WOSU TV3) and repeated Oct. 14, 21 and 28 on the same channel at 9:00 p.m.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited, on October 5, 2011, to give a university-wide lecture on his research focused on African American Males at Ohio University. More than 300 students, staff, faculty, and community members attended his talk.

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the National Career Development Association (NCDA) Diversity Committee.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate on the Policy and Advocacy Committee for the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color. COSEBOC is a collaborative network of schools that nurture success in boys of color.

On October 1, 2011, Dr. James L. Moore III was promoted to associate provost of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, where also serves as the inaugural director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male.

August 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III quoted in the Columbus Dispatch (Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Edition), “Impoverished students making some strides.”

Dr. James L. Moore III invited to give a talk on African American males at Johnson City Public Schools in Johnson City, TN.

July 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored with Drs. Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) and Brian Bridges (Ohio University) an article titled, “Concurrent validity of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI): A study of African American precollege students,” in the Journal of Black Studies.

Dr. James L. Moore III’s 2008 article titled, “College Readiness and Academic Preparation for Postsecondary Education: Oral Histories of First-Generation Urban College Students,” was listed as the 7th most-read article in July, 2011. Dr. Moore coauthored the article in Urban Education, with a former doctoral student, Dr. M. Jeanne Reid.

Dr. James L. Moore III was a panelist on a special program titled, “Assuring High School Graduation.” The WOSU program was pre-recorded on July 27, 2011, and it is scheduled to air on August 2011.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on an external committee for the HBCU-UP Education Research Project “Research and Evaluation of Scientific Literacy for Pre- and Early Freshmen STEM Majors,” to develop an instrument to assess STEM competencies at Morehouse College. His appointment begins in July 2011.

For the fifth year in a row, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to present his research at the annual Oxford Symposium on School-Based Family Counseling. This symposiumwas an invited, residential, international think tank limited to around twenty-five members. This year’s symposium convened at Brasenose College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

June 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III  was invited by the College Board as a special guest to mark the official release of a new report and research findings. The report on the educational experiences of young men of color will be delivered Monday, June 20, across the nation via WebEx Live Stream. The event is co-hosted by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the College Board.

Dr. James L. Moore III authored an article titled, “Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male: Making a difference for Black males in education,” in the June 2011 issue of Columbus African American News Journal.

May 2011 

Dr. James L. Moore III received the Lawrence Williamson, Jr. Service Award from Ohio State’s Black Graduate and Professional Student Caucus because of his tireless dedication to the University community. Dr. Moore was honored at the Slater and Johnson Memorial Scholarship Banquet on May 20. 2011.

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in short video clips (#1 and # 2) focused on OSU track legend Jesse Owens. They will be aired on the Big Ten Network.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a campus-wide lecture at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. His lecture was titled, “Education the African American Male.”

April  2011

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “In their own words: School experiences and social relationships of urban youth,” with Dr. Desiree Vega for the Division G – Social Context of Education/Section 2: Education in Multicultural Contexts Within and Across Subject Areas at the Annual American Educational Research Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

March  2011

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “Distance education in science and engineering disciplines at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” with Drs. Lawrence O. Flowers (Fayetteville State University) and Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) at the 35th annual National Council for Black Studies Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented, “Influencers that shape HBCU African American male students’ academic and career choices in STEM,” with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) at the 76th Annual Association of Socialand Behavioral Scientists, Inc. Annual Conference, Jackson, MS.

February 2011

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give the keynote address at the 2011 Tennessee School Counselor and Administrator Leadership Institute in Nashville, TN. Nearly 1,000 school counselors and administrators attended the conference.

January  2011

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give the keynote address for the unveiling of the “We Dream A World” report, sponsored by the Center for Law and Social Policy and the 2025 Campaign for Black Men and Boys, Washington, DC

December 2010

The Ohio House  issued a proclamation praising the Columbus Violence Prevention Collaborative’s 2011 conference. Rep. Mike Stinziano (D-District 25) sponsored the proclamation, which applauds founder and director Deanna Wilkinson, Human Development and Family Science, and collaborative co-directors James L. Moore III, Physical Activity and Educational Services; Ola Ahlqvist, Geography; and Angela Harvey, Sociology, Newark Campus. “The program aims to decrease shootings and killings in select areas based on street-level outreach, public education, faith leader involvement, community mobilization, police participation and research,” Stinziano noted.

Dr. James L. Moore III co-authored an article titled, “Differences in Perceptions of Structure Dependence Among Students in Online and Traditional Science and Engineering Courses at a Historically Black Institution,” in The Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning. Drs. Lawrence O. Flowers (Fayetteville State University) and Lamont A. Flowers (Clemson University) were also co-authors of the article.

November 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III received the 2010 W.E.B. DuBois Higher Education Award this week at the 38th Annual conference of the National Alliance of Black School Educators in Fort Worth, Texas. The award recognized his active promotion of higher education for African Americans through his research, instruction, guidance and counseling. The National Alliance of Black School Educators is devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation’s children, particularly children of African descent.

October 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III was promoted to full professor in the College of Education and Human Ecology.

Dr. James L. Moore III and his co-authors  (i.e., Drs. Ken Sanders, Dorinda Gallant, Derrick Bryan, and Delila Owens) had a refereed article published titled, “African American Male Students’ Perception of the Availability and Use of High School Counseling Services” in National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 3(1).

June 2010

The College Board invited Dr. James L. Moore III to participate in a forum addressing its report, The Educational Crisis Facing Young Men of Color, June 11 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on the editorial board for Urban Studies Research a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of urban studies.

May 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a presentation at the Wallace Research Symposium on Talent Development at the University of Iowa. Dr. Moore’s research presentation was titled, “In Their Own Voices: Factors That Influence African American Males’ Career Trajectory in STEM.” The annual Wallace symposium presents the latest in gifted education research.

March 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as a consultant/presenter for the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network’s Workshop on the Recruitment and Retention of African American Male Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Moore’s research presentation was titled, “Factors that Influence African American Males’ Decision to Major in STEM.”

Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in a March 22 webcast of an event to advance the vision and policy solutions presented in the We Dream A World report released December 2010. The event was jointly sponsored by CLASP and the 2025 Campaign for Black Men and Boys. It was the second in CLASP’s 40th anniversary series, Policy and Promise for Low Income People in America.

February 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III participated in a research symposium (with Dr. Kimberly Freeman of Howard University, Dr. Cynthia Winston of Howard University, Dr. Lamont A. Flowers of Clemson University, and Dr. Clemencia Cosentino of The Urban Institute) at the American Association for the Advancement for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. The symposium was titled, “Education Research at Minority-Serving Institutions: What Have We Learned?”

January 2010

Dr. James L. Moore III was awarded (with Dr. Deanna Wilkerson and Dr. David Andrews of the College of Education and Human Ecology) a 1-year, College of Education and Human Ecology seed grant ($25,000) for the research project titled, “Identifying Violent Hot Spots: Phase II of the Columbus Violence Prevention Collaborative.”

December 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a two-day lecture for the Delaware Valley Minority Student Achievement Consortium, sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Center for Educational Leadership, Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to participate in a panel presentation (with Dr. Bryant Marks of Morehouse College, Erford Pinkard of UNCF, Dr. Walter Kimbrough of Philander Smith College, and Dr. William Bynum, Jr. of Morehouse College) at the United Negro College Fund’s Institute for Capacity Building Joint Conference for HBCU Institutional Advancement and Enrollment Management, Atlanta, Georgia. The panel presentation was titled, “Do Clothes Make the Man?”

November 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III presented a research presentation at the annuall National Gifted Children Association’s Convention in Saint Louis, Missouri. The research presentation was titled, “High Achieving, African Americans: Their Attitudes, Perceptions, and Experiences Toward School Counselors and School Counseling Services.”

Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented a research presentation (with Dr. Tarek Grantham of University of Georgia and Dr. Malik Henfield of University of Iowa) at the annual National Gifted Children Association’s Convention in Saint Louis, Missouri. The research presentation was titled, “Redefining Black Father’s Roles in Recruitment and Retention of Gifted Black Students.”

October 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was selected by the Multicultural Program Awards Committee of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) for its 2009 Carl A. Grant Multicultural Research Award. On Saturday, October 31, 2009, the award presentation took place duirng the 19th Annual International NAME Conference in Denver, Colorado.

On Thursday, October 28, 2009, Dr. James L. Moore III co-presented (with Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, Clemson University and Dr. Lawrence O. Flowers, Fayetteville State University) a research study on findings from a funded National Science Foundation grant project at the 10th Annual Nationally Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) Conference.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on a small committee for the Columbus Foundation to assist the Boule of Columbus in establishing its own foundation. The Boule is interested in establishing a foundation that will provide charitable giving to organizations and agencies who focus their efforts on African American men and boys in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Moore, as well as other local thought leaders, were invited to provide their expertise and assist with developing a long-term vision for the proposed foundation.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a lecture for the African American Professors Program’s Professional Development Seminar Series at the University of South Carolina. His lecture was titled, “Preparing for the Professoriate: A Focus on Skills, Relationships, Expectations, and Opportunities,” and it convened on Friday, October 16, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

September 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as amreviewer for the 2009 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scientific Leadership Awards for Minority Serving Institutions Proposal Review.

Dr. James L. Moore III was awarded (with Dr. Morris Clarke of Winston-Salem State University and Dr. Lamont A. Flowers of Clemson University) a three-year, National Science Foundation research grant ($499,890) to examine the similarities and differences between female and male science, technology, engineering, and mathematics students in terms of their levels of academic motivations, academic and social integration in the university environment, perceptions of the campus environment, student involvement on campus, academic self-concepts, educational aspirations, and vocational commitment.

August 2009

Dr. James L. More III was appointed to the Oversight Committee for the Criminal Justice Research Center. His appointment begins on October 1, 2009 and ends on September 30, 2012.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve on the advisory council for Marginalized Males of Color Practitioners’ Network, sponsored by Public/Private Ventures in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania. The advisory council comprises experts, both scholars and practitioners, from diverse fields (e.g., public health, education, workforce development, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, economics, and youth development.

July 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as a member of the advisory board for the Journal of African American Males in Education (JAAME), an online, peer-reviewed journal devoted to advancing scholarship and practice to advance the condition of African American males in education.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to serve as an ad hoc grant reviewer for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) at the National Science Foundation.

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence (MACC) Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Moore and other appointees will work with MACC to develop a research agenda to meet the racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic needs of Ohio’s residents.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to present his research on African American males at the “Breaking Barriers: Fostering Excellence among Black Males in Public Schools” symposium, sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., and Clayton County Public Schools. On Thursday, July, 23, 2009, the event convened at Clayton County Public Schools’ Professional Learning Center in Jonesboro, Georgia. Dr. Moore’s breakout session focused on African American males’ personal and emotional factors for success.

For the second year in a row, Dr. James L. Moore III was featured in Who’s Who in Black Columbus. This publication is in its seventh edition.

For the third year in a row, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to present his research at the annual Oxford Symposium on School-Based Family Counseling. This symposium is an invited, residential, international think tank limited to around twenty-five members. This year’s symposium convened at the Universitat de Barcelona from July 12-17, 2009.

Dr. James L. Moore III has become the third American to receive the Outstanding Contribution to School-Based Family Counseling Award from the Institute for School-Based Family Counseling. The international award recognizes Moore’s professional work with ethnic minorities, particularly African American males, in public schools and higher education institutions throughout the United States. The institute presented the award to Dr. Moore at the prestigious 2009 Oxford Symposium in School-Based Family Counseling at the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, July 16. Moore has been a member of the think-tank for two years.

May 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give the keynote for the Rites of Passage Ceremony at Kennesaw State University. The program recognizes the academic achievements and graduation of students of color. This year’s program was co-sponsored by the KSU African American Male Initiative under Multicultural Student Retention Services.

April 2009

Dr. James L. Moore III was appointed to the African American Male Initiative (AAMI) Advisory Board for the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program. The advisory board informs the work of the AVID steering committee and consultants, ensures the plans are solid and well-informed by research, and develops an effective multi-year plan. AVID increases educational opportunities for African American male students at 4,000 sites and 800 school districts in the U.S., Canada and the Department of Defense Dependent Schools. Its partners include the College Board and the National Association for Gifted Children.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to speak at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation forum, Breaking Barriers: A Brain Trust on Educational Policy Reform for School-Age African-American Males, Friday, April 29, on Capitol Hill.

On Sunday, April 12, 2009, Dr. James L. Moore III was invited for the second year in a row to serve as a course instructor for The Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education. The research course is designed to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III and Dr. Barbara A. Sizemore. The goals of this research course were to (a) introduce graduate students to the fundamentals of developing a research agenda and career focused on conducting research on African Americans and education; and (b) encourage the next generation of scholars to examine the myriad of issues impacting the African American experience in education. A core activity of this research course was manuscript development.

February 2009

The Education Trust’s National Center for Transforming School Counseling invited Dr. James L. Moore III to present his ground-breaking research at the 10th annual TSC Academy, February 5-7 in Austin, Texas.  The invitation included the registration fees and a travel grant.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a keynote on Friday, February 20th for the inaugural Men of Every Color Leadership Symposium at Auburn University. He also conducted a breakout session on education.

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to give a keynote on February 24th for the Black Male symposium luncheon at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. In the afternoon, he presented, “Bridging Perceptions and Expectations: Understanding the African American Male.” The symposium was sponsored by Real Men Teach. Dr. Moore discussed educating the Black male and shared statistics, research data, and other information. He challenged the participants to identify problems and generate solutions. An organizer noted, “He is truly an ambitious man with an agenda worth listening to. He is candid yet brilliant.”

January 2009

AT&T Foundation, Inc., awarded Drs. James L. Moore III and Colette Dollarhide a 4-year, $380,678 grant to prevent high school dropout at Linden-McKinley High School and South High School at Columbus City Schools.

December 2008

Dr. James L. Moore III was invited to become an affiliate of the Criminal Justice Research Center. Currently, the Center has over 50 associated faculty and 30 graduate/professional student affiliates from a variety of disciplines on-campus.

October 2008

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) presented the 2008 NAGC Early Scholar Award to Dr. James L. Moore III on Friday, October 31, in Tampa, Florida. He also presented a concurrent session presentation, “Early Scholar Award,” on Saturday, November 1, during the 55th annual NAGC Convention.

September 2008

On Friday, September 26, 2008, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, DC, invited Dr. James L. Moore III to be a member of a panel discussion titled, ”75 Years after the Mis-Education of the Negro: New Imperatives for Black Education,” during the 2008 Annual Legislative Conference Part I & Part II. It is the premier African American conference on policy issues, which attracted over 10,000 participants.

Dr. James L. Moore III was awarded (with Dr. Lawrence O. Flowers of Fayetteville State University and Dr. Lamont A. Flowers of Clemson University) a three-year, $499,981 National Science Foundation research grant to examine the impact of online distance education on student learning and student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The research team will collect data to better understand the extent to which online courses in the STEM disciplines enhance African American student learning and engagement. The study will also provide critical data that will lead to curriculum enhancements in online and traditional STEM courses at HBCUs.