WKU REGIONAL CAMPUSES
2013 Faculty Awards Reception April 4
|Date: Thursday, April 4th, 2013||Return|
The 2013 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday (April 4) at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service, and Student Advisement. The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for awards this year. They are also the finalists for the university-wide awards, which will be announced at Commencement.
- Mr. Rick Thompson (Academic Support) – Teaching Award
- Dr. Courte Voorhees (Diversity & Community Studies) – Research/Creativity Award
- Ms. Michelle Hollis (Academic Support) – Public Service Award
- Ms. Linda Todd (Professional Studies) – Student Advisement Award
College of Education & Behavioral Sciences
- Dr. Lisa Duffin (Psychology) – Teaching Award
- Dr. Rick Grieve (Psychology) – Research/Creativity Award
- Dr. Martha Day (School of Teacher Education) – Public Service Award
- Dr. Ric Keaster (Educational Administration, Leadership and Research) – Student Advisement Award
College of Health & Human Services
- Ms. Eileen Arnold (Social Work) – Teaching Award
- Dr. Kathleen Abrahamson (Public Health) – Research/Creativity Award
- Dr. Jay Gabbard (Social Work) – Public Service Award
- Dr. Fred Gibson (Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport) – Student Advisement Award
Gordon Ford College of Business
- Dr. David Zimmer (Economics) – Teaching Award
- Dr. Yining Chen (Accounting) – Research/Creativity Award
- Ms. Sheri Henson (Accounting) – Public Service Award
- Dr. Kirk Atkinson (Computer Information Systems)- Student Advisement Award
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
- Dr. Andrew Wulff (Geography & Geology) – Teaching Award
- Dr. Michael Smith (Biology) – Research/Creativity Award
- Dr. Nancy Rice (Biology) – Public Service Award
- Dr. Kevin Williams (Chemistry) – Student Advisement Award
Potter College of Arts & Letters
- Dr. Jeffrey Bright (Music) – Teaching Award
- Ms. Lindsay Oesterritter (Art) – Research/Creativity Award
- Dr. Angela Jones (English) – Public Service Award
- Dr. Jeffrey Samuels (Philosophy & Religion) – Student Advisement Award
- Dr. Bryan Carson (Library Public Services) – Research/Creativity Award
- Mr. Larry Sean Kinder (Library Public Service) – Public Service Award
Contact: Academic Affairs, (270) 745-2296
Twenty-five undergraduate and graduate students from the Ogden College of Science & Engineering earned honors at the research competition held during the Kentucky Academy of Science's annual meeting in November.
Western Kentucky University undergraduate students Meghan Rice, Amanda Poole, and Tradesha Chatman were honored in their University Experience classes for winning undergraduate research awards.
Ava Fergerson, a senior Psychological Sciences major at WKU, received the Student Poster Award from the Women’s Special Interest Group at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention held in San Diego, CA.
Students, faculty, and staff from the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and Department of Geography & Geology recently attended national conferences in Arkansas and Washington state.
Shelby Bandel, a graduate student in Psychological Sciences at WKU, is a recipient of a 2017 Graduate Research Scholarship from the American Psychological Foundation (APF) and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.
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