Faculty & Staff

Department of English

Barbara Masten, M.Ed.

Associate Professor

Education

  • M.Ed., B.Ed., The University of Toledo

Publications

  • AtLourdes magazine regarding the College Readiness Program, Summer 2012
  • The Blade regarding the College Readiness Program, fall 2012

Presentations

  • Guest lecturer on Listening Skills and Proofreading/Editing for Lourdes University Institutional Advancement Department, July 16, 2010

Recent Awards and Recognition

  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award yearly from 1992 thru 2013
  • Nominated for Faculty Excellence Award yearly from 1992–2013
  • Awarded Sabbatical Leave of Absence – researched underprepared students’ courses, Fall 2010
  • Inclusion in Who’s Who in America, 2006, 2007, 2009, & 2010
  • Inclusion in Cambridge edition of Who’s Who, 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio Association of Developmental Education, 1995–present
  • International Reading Association, 1990–present
  • National Council of Teachers of English, 1995–present
  • Friends of the Library, 2007–present
  • College English Association of Ohio (CEAO), 1995–2011

Service to University

  • Faculty Coordinator of College Readiness Program, January 2011 thru January 2014
  • Library & Media Committee, 2006–2013
  • Ambassador Faculty Staff/University Campaign, 2011/12, 2012/13
  • Physical Space Subcommittee, 2013
  • Volunteer, Lourdes University Annual Wave Event (Women Artists, Visionaries, and Entrepreneurs),  March 2009, 2010 and 2013
  • Student Success and Retention Committee 2011, 2012
  • Speaker’s Bureau active member since inception on campus to 2011 - As a member of the Speaker’s Bureau, I was guest lecturer for various church groups, senior centers, area grade schools, the Sandusky campus, and the Institutional Advancement Department. Topics included various study skills such as time management, listening skills, test-taking, effective reading techniques, and note-taking.
    Ambassador Faculty Staff/University Campaign, 2011/12, 2012/13  
  • CPR Task Force on Dyscalculia, November 2011
  • Placement Testing Task Force for New Students, November 2011
  • Table hostess Fall Transfer Student Orientation, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Faculty Recognition and Professional Development Committee, 2002–2010
    • Co-Chair 2008–2009, 2009–2010
    • Chairperson 2002–2006
  • English Department Chairperson, December 2002 thru June 2010
  • School of Education Advisory Board 2002–2010
  • Table hostess Spring Student Orientation, 2010
  • Guest Lecturer for Institutional Advancement Department, July 16, 2010
  • Task Forces
    • Grading task force for ENG 097 College Reading Strategies and ENG 098 College Writing Strategies
    • CPR Task Force on Dyscalculia, 2011
    • Placement Testing, New Students, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011

Service to Community

  • Volunteered as gifts bearer for numerous masses on Sundays at Queen of Peace Chapel
  • Proctored/supervisor, MPRE testing at the University of Toledo Law School 2010–2013
  • Volunteered with Christmas basket donations Oregon, OH, community, December 2013
  • Neighborhood fund solicitor, American Diabetes Association community campaign, 2002–2013
  • St. Louis Soup Kitchen volunteer 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010

Contact

Barbara Masten
Barbara Masten
Phone: 419-824-3758
Email