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Bruce Bond

Bruce Bond (MA, English) was bestowed the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. Independent publisher Schaffner Press has announced that Bond is the winner for his poetry collection Liberation of Dissonance. As a result, the collection will be published by Schaffner Press in 2022. In addition to his performing classical and jazz guitar in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Bond is the author of twenty-eight books and teaches part-time as a Regents Emeritus Professor of English at the University of North Texas.


Victor Ashear 

Victor Ashear (PhD, Psychology) and co-author Matt Gray had their article “An Open Trial of a Novel Acceptance-Based Group Designed to Increase Self-Esteem in Patients with Serious Mental Illness” accepted by the American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.