_DatabaseHandler::get_faculty_name

4.x _DatabaseHandler.php _DatabaseHandler::get_faculty_name($cwid)

Returns the faculty's first and last name, put together. Ex: John Smith or John W Smith.

Parameters

int $faculty_id:

Return value

string

File

classes/_DatabaseHandler.php, line 1049

Class

_DatabaseHandler

Code

function get_faculty_name($cwid) {
  // Let's pull the needed variables out of our settings, so we know what
  // to query, because this is a non-FlightPath table.
  //$tsettings = $GLOBALS["fp_system_settings"]["extra_tables"]["human_resources:faculty_staff"];
  //$tf = (object) $tsettings["fields"];  //Convert to object, makes it easier to work with.  
  //$table_name = $tsettings["table_name"];		


  // Let's perform our queries.
  $res = $this->db_query("SELECT * FROM users 
						          WHERE cwid = '?'
						          AND is_faculty = '1' ", $cwid);


  $cur = $this->db_fetch_array($res);
  $name = $cur["f_name"] . " " . $cur["l_name"];


  // Force into pretty capitalization.
  // turns JOHN SMITH into John Smith	
  $name = ucwords(strtolower($name));

  return trim($name);
}