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Recipients

UMKC Staff Awards:

Human Resources Campus Collaboration Staff Award

  • 2010 Eve McGee, Project Director, School of Nursing
  • 2011  Nancy Bahner, Administrative Associate II, School of Pharmacy
  • 2012 Richie Bigham, Manager of Admissions, Student Programs, School of Dentistry 
  • 2013 Traci Parker-Gray, Manager Diversity & Outreach Initiatives, School of Pharmacy
  • 2014 Mercedes Tillman, Administrative Associate I, School of Nursing

Chancellor’s Education First Staff Award

  • 2010 Nancy Bahner, Administrative Associate II, School of Pharmacy
  • 2011 Gail Metcalf Schartel, Certification and Data Manager, School of Education
  • 2012 Julie Koch, Summer Programs & Festivals Coordinator, Conservatory of Music and Dance
  • 2013 Tammy Woods, Certified Dental Assistant, School of Dentistry
  • 2014 Alicen Lundberg, Administrative Assistant, Art & Art History, College of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor’s True Unsung Hero Staff Award

  • 2010 Adela Fleming, Manager Student Services, School of Law
  • 2011 Heidi Updike, Administrative Assistant, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Ann Hubbard, Administrative Assistant, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 Rosa Nunez, Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2014 Jean Klosterman, Assistant to the Dean, School of Law

Staff Council Governing Board Award

  • 2009 Bonnie Painter, Coordinator
  • 2010 Jara Stewart, Office Support Staff IV, College of Arts & Sciences Continuing Education
  • 2011 Krista Young, Procurement Administrator, UM Procurement Operations
  • 2012No Recipient; award revised in Staff Council Reorganization process

Staff Council Dedication Award

  • 2013 Amy Brost, Administrative Assistant, Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2014 Kevin Sansberry, Senior Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources

Student Affairs Student Mentor Staff Award

  • 2010 Tim Quinn, Senior Research Lab Techincian, School of Medicine Gold Lab
  • 2011 Leah Wilder, Academic Advisor, School of Nursing
  • 2012 Yvonne McCommon, Administrative Assistant, Pharmacy & toxicology, School of Pharmacy
  • 2013 Liz Barton, Student Services Coordinator, Dean’s Office, College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2014 Kimberly Johnson, Executive Staff Assistant III, Office of the Chancellor

UMKC Teaching Awards:

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • 2010 Cameron Lindsey, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Administration, School of Pharmacy
  • 2011 Jerzy Wrobel, Professor of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Nancy Levit, Curator’s and Rubey M. Hulen Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2013 Stephen Dilks, Professor of English Language and Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2014 Simon Friedman, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • 2015 Larry Garrison, Helen Kemper Missouri Endowed Professor in Accounting, Department of Accountancy, Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • 2010 Jerzy Wrobel, Professor of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences,  -and-
  • 2010 James Falls, Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011 Nancy Levit, Curators Professor and Edward D. Ellison Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2012 Stephen Dilks, Professor of English Language and Literature, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 Simon Friedman, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • 2014 Larry Garrison, Helen Kemper Missouri Endowed Professor in Accounting, Department of Accountancy, Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring

  • 2010 Tamara Murdock, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011 G. Sullivan Read, Professor of Cell Biology and Biophysics, School of Biological Sciences
  • 2012 Deepakar Medhi, Curator’s Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing & Engineering
  • 2013 Johanna Nilsson, Associate Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology, School of Education
  • 2014 Ashim Mitra, Curators’ Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy

Chancellor’s Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • 2010 Andrew Granade, Assistant Professor of Musicology, Conservatory of Music and Dance
  • 2011 Jennifer Lundgren, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Jared Bruce, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 Kun Cheng, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • 2014 Leigh Salzsieder, Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • 2010 Todor K. Gounev, Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011 Richard Delaware, Associate Teaching Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Regina Grindstaff, Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • 2013 Wanda Temm, Clinical Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2014 Eric Wombwell, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, School of Pharmacy

Elmer F. Pierson Good Teaching Awards

      – Business

  • 2010 Shad Dowlatshahi, Professor, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • 2011 Pamela Roffol-Dobies, Instructor, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • 2012 Doranne Hudson, Executive in Residence and Associate Teaching Professor, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • 2013 Leigh Salzsieder, Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • 2014 Brent Never, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, Henry W. Bloch School of Management

       – Dentistry

  • 2010 Donna Deines, School of Dentistry
  • 2011 John Bellome, Director of Undergraduate Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry
  • 2012 C.W. Elrod, Section Head of Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry
  • 2013 Ronald Riley, Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry
  • 2014 Keerthana Satheesh, Assistant Professor of Periodontics, School of Dentistry

         – Law

  • 2010 Jasmine Abdel-Khalik,
  • 2011 Christopher Hoyt, Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2012 Sean O’Brien, Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2013 Jeffrey Berman, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2014 Judith Wiseman, Teaching Professor of Law, School of Law

         – Medicine

  • 2010 David Bamberger, School of Medicine
  • 2011 Alan Salkind, Professor of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
  • 2012 John Stuart Munro, School of Medicine
  • 2013 James Wooten, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
  • 2014 Julie Banderas, Professor of Human Therapeutics and Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Allied Health, School of Medicine

 

UMKC Research Awards:

 N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity

  • 2010 Anthony Persechini, Professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • 2011 Kathy Goggin, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Deepankar Medhi, Curator’s Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing & Engineering
  • 2013 Peter Koulen,  Professor of Ophthalmology and Felix & Carmen Sabates Missouri Endowed Chair in Vision Research, School of Medicine
  • 2014 Reza Derakhshani, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, School of Computing & Engineering  -and-
  • 2014 Anthony Caruso, Associate Professor of Physics, College of Arts & Sciences

Trustees Faculty Fellowship Award

  • 2010 Anthony Persechini, Professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • 2011 Kathy Goggin, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 John Q. Wang, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
  • 2013 Delwyn Catley, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2014 Sarah Dallas, Professor of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry

Trustees Faculty Scholar Award

  • 2010 Brian Geisbrecht,
  • 2011 Alexander Idnurm, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Biophysics, School of Biological Sciences. -and-
  • 2011 Jared Bruce, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012 Ricky Allman, Assistant Professor of Art & Art History, College of Arts and Sciences, -and-
  • 2012 Aidan Soder, Vocal Studies, Conservatory of Music and Dance
  • 2013 Kun Cheng, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
  • 2014 Jannette Berkley-Patton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

 

UMKC Service and Engagement Awards:

 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Diversity

  • 2010 Pellom McDaniels, Assistant Professor of History, College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2011 Gloria Tibbs, Information Commons & Instruction Librarian and Diversity Liaison, University Libraries,    -and-
  • 2011 Student National Dental Association/ Hispanic Student Dental Association
  • 2012 None
  • 2013 Fu Zhuo, Librarian III Research & Instruction - Miller Nichols Library, University Libraries  -and-
  • 2013 School of Nursing & Health Sciences 
  • 2014 Stuart Hinds, Director of Special Collections - Miller Nichols Library, University Libraries

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

  • 2010 Mary Kay Kisthardt, Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2011 Bill Eckhardt, Teaching Professor of Law, School of Law
  • 2012 Jannette Berkley-Patton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 Katie Kline, Lecturer, English Language & Literature, College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2014 Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design, College of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor’s Award for Career Contributions to the University

  • 2010 Nancy Mills (retired), Interim Vice Chancellor of Research, Dean, & Professor, Schools of Dentistry and Nursing
  • 2011 Steven Krantz, Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
  • 2012 Charles Wurrey, Curator’s Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2013 Ronald A. MacQuarrie, Professor Emeritus of Biology, former Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • 2014 Raymond Coveney, Professor Emeritus of Geosciences, College of Arts and Sciences