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
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