Busy TAA People: Victoria Davis Earns Master’s in Education in School Counseling

TAA member Victoria Davis earned her Master’s in Education in School Counseling from Cleveland State University in May of 2024.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Cleveland State University and a Master of Science degree in Human Services, specializing in Family Life Education, from Lubbock Christian University.

Busy TAA People: Kenneth Saladin Honored by Georgia College & State University

TAA member Kenneth Saladin was honored by Georgia College & State University (GSCU) at an April 12, 2024 ceremony renaming its science building the Kenneth S. Saladin Integrated Science Complex.

Saladin, the distinguished professor emeritus of biology at GSCU, joined the college’s faculty in 1977, and is the university’s largest donor.

He is the author of the best-selling textbook, Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function, which received a McGuffey Longevity Award from TAA in 2017.

TAA Featured in Episode of The A&P Professor Podcast

TAA was featured in an episode of The A&P Professor podcast on April 12, “Pulse of Progress, Looking Back, Moving Forward,” with host Kevin Patton, an award-winning anatomy and physiology textbook author. Kevin’s comments about the benefits of TAA membership and invitation to attend TAA’s 2024 Conference on Textbook & Academic Authoring come in at 50:22.

In the episode, Kevin says: “With a strongly supportive network of colleagues, TAA provides many resources and active, engaging opportunities for growth and network-forming. TAA meets the needs of those interested in creating textbooks, lab manuals, workbooks, and other learning resources, as well as those who focus on academic writing, such as journal articles, dissertations/theses, monographs, and scholarly or other nonfiction works.”

Meet the Newest Member of Our Team

We are pleased to welcome Trisha Rulewicz as our new Membership Administrative Assistant. She joined the team on April 22. She has experience in the nonprofit, for-profit, and educational sectors, assisting in classrooms, providing administrative and human resource support, and event planning.

Trisha will maintain the TAA member database, assist members with their inquiries, and provide support to other TAA staff members.

She is excited to be part of TAA and support the needs of academic and textbook authors.

Busy TAA People: Beverly Stein’s New Book Now Available

TAA member Dr. Beverly Stein’s book, Unlocking Meaning in Art Song: A Singer’s Guide to Practical Analysis Using Schubert’s Songs, published by Rowman & Littlefield, is now available on Amazon. Stein, a professor in the Department of Music at California State University, Los Angeles, signed a contract for the book with Rowman & Littlefield in May 2023. She credits TAA for helping her learn about contracts, and now that the book is published, for advice on marketing her book through participation in TAA Conversation Circles and other TAA resources.

Congratulations Beverly!