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Will Eisner: The Return of the Artist

Will Eisner was back at the drawing board full-time, and his efforts would soon result in a ground-breaking new work that would mark the end of the Eisner as businessman era and herald the return of Eisner the artist.

The (Mostly) Unknown Instigators of Comics Studies

In the “origin story” of most comics scholars there is a professor who allowed, or even encouraged, students to pursue a scholarly interest in comics. Left: Reinhold Reitberger and Wolfgang Fuchs drawn by David Stoddard (from photos)

An Underutilized Comics Archive

The Stephen R. Bissette Collection contains interesting items and information even for those with little interest in comics. Bissette’s work connects to wider popular culture.

Henderson awards ceremonies adapt; go online

The closure of campus this spring due to COVID-19 didn't stop many of the traditional awards ceremonies as the events were converted to virtual presentations.

Teachers College Spring 2020 Updates

This has been an unprecedented semester for Henderson State University and for Teachers College, Henderson faculty and students it has been no exception. Over the course of the Spring semester faculty and students shifted to remote instruction on March 13th due to the Covid-19 virus. Since that time, we have seen professors and students step up to the plate in regards to student learning and learning of their own. Below are just a few of the amazing accomplishments associated with Teachers College, Henderson. It is our hope that as members of our Henderson family, you will read these with great pride.

Henderson names new associate band director

Dontay Douglas is active as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for festivals across the Southeast and has presented at state and regional conferences. He is also noted for his drill designs.

Taylor set to publish new caving adventure book

Hidden Nature: Wild Southern Caves will be released in August by Vanderbilt University Press. Dr. Michael Ray Taylor says the book covers his long obsession with wild caves in the South.

Alumni Profile: Ben and Nikki Chandler

Ben graduated from Henderson in 2012 with a B.A. in history, and earned his M.S. in sports administration in 2014. Nikki graduated in 2013 with a B.S. in athletic training.

Professor, students work together to solve online issues

THIRD IN A SERIES: Victoria Ellison has restructured her communication classes for the remainder of the semester. Instead of a final exam, her students will contribute to a project entitled "The Pandemic Time Capsule."

Henderson professors overcome online obstacles

Dr. James Engman found a way to give his biology students a hands-on lab experience. This is the first in a series of stories featuring Henderson State professors who, in their own ways, have successfully adapted to online instruction.

Chancellor Search Update

A virtual meeting with the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee last week resulted in the consideration of four possible paths forward...