On October 18, Western State College of Law at Argosy University adjunct professor Carolyn Dillinger moderated the law panel, “Safeguard Your Technology & Business" at SMB TechFest at the Business Expo in Anaheim. Dillinger organized the panel, which included Western State 2015 Juris Doctor alumna Karima Gulick, to discuss the correct categorization of independent contractors and employees post Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court, and tax implications of 26 U.S. Code 1202 small business stock for eligible C corporations planning to grow and sell in at least five years. The audience consisted of about 200 technology company owners and staff, including online viewers.
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Western State College of Law at Argosy University Professor Jennifer Koh was featured on the radio show, “Ask A Leader,” aired on KUCI FM and hosted by Claudia Shambaugh. She spoke about Irvine Mayor Don Wagner’s attempt to place discussion of the California Values Act (SB 54), a law that limits local and state law enforcement’s involvement in federal immigration enforcement, on the agenda of the Irvine City Council. The show is available at: http://askaleader.com/?p=1443. Although the Irvine City Council meeting later that day was subsequently cancelled due to lack of a quorum, SB 54 was listed on its agenda for discussion at the time the show was aired.
At the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, three outstanding student chapters are recognized each year by Division 19, Society of Military Psychology. Chapters are selected based on campus activities, community involvement, and engagement within the Society for Military Psychology.
At the 2018 APA Convention, the Military Psychology Interest Group, an APA Division 19 Student Chapter, at the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) at Argosy University | Northern Virginia was awarded an Outstanding Student Chapter Award. The ASPP student chapter hosted several professional speakers including Army and Air Force clinical psychologists and recruiters. The student chapter and staff members of ASPP also participated in “Food Fight 2018.” This volunteer event hosted thousands of volunteers packed meals to support Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization with the mission to feed starving children worldwide.
The student chapter received a $100 monetary award, which will be used to host future events and outfit a veterans lounge on campus.
2005, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Argosy University, Sarasota
Work-Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator for Dalton Public Schools
Named GACTE Teacher of the Year in Georgia
Dr. Larry Tripp is the work-based learning and youth apprenticeship coordinator for Dalton Public Schools in Georgia. He’s responsible for collaborating with administrators, students, teachers and business/industry leaders to design activities that connect education and careers for Dalton High School students. Tripp facilitates connections to support students’ transition to postsecondary education and employment. To achieve these goals, he developed a program that engages students in future career exploration and development.
His work was recently commended by the Georgia Association For Career and Technical Education (GACTE), which named him “Teacher Of Year.” Tripp, who in 2005 earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Argosy University, Sarasota, received the honor at the GACTE annual conference. To earn the achievement, Tripp was nominated by division peers—then selected by the GACTE awards committee as the overall state winner. He’ll represent Georgia in the Association for Career & Technical Education Region II competition in September 2018.
Tripp’s 25-year career in education includes service at both Dalton Public Schools and Whitfield County Schools. In addition to his Doctor of Education, he holds an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership and Administration from Lincoln Memorial University and both a Master of Education in Occupational Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Education from The University of Georgia.
Tripp also served on the design team for the first ever WBL (work-based learning) national conference, held in September 2018. He’s advocated for work-based learning and career, technical and agriculture education before the state legislature and is a founder of Rising Professionals, which partners with local industry leaders to provide workshops that teach students the value of exceptional work ethics and responsibility.
His additional community activities include:
- Recognized as a Top Gun Coordinator, distinguishing him as an elite youth apprenticeship program (YAP) /work-based learning coordinator (WBL)
- Earned all seven of the YAP/WBL Badges, which signify excellence in each of the specific YAP/WBL program areas of focus.
- Was the first YAP/WBL representative on the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education board, serving a three year term.
- Served on the district leadership team, the district design team, the Dalton High School design team and the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Career Tech advisory board.
Tripp is also an active member in his church community and spends many hours working with youth through the Dalton Parks and Recreation Department.
Read more about Tripp’s “Teacher of the Year” award here.
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