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Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony is April 9

April 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Awards and Honors

[The following was submitted by the Office of Public Relations]

“Celebrating Excellence,” the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony, is scheduled for April 9 at 2 p.m. in Room 401 of the Student Union.

The award program is an annual tradition for recognizing the exceptional achievements of the UMKC faculty and staff.

This year’s award recipients include:

Human Resources Campus Collaboration Staff Award: Traci Parker-Gray, Manager of Diversity and Outreach, School of Pharmacy.

Student Affairs Student Mentor Staff Award: Liz Barton, Dean’s Office Academic Advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Chancellor’s Education First Staff Award: Tammy Woods, Certified Dental Assistant at the School of Dentistry.

Chancellor’s True Unsung Hero Award: Rosa Nunez, Academic Advisor for the College of Arts & Sciences.

Staff Council Dedication Award: Amy Brost, Administrative Assistant, Department of History, College of Arts & Sciences.

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching: Wanda Temm, Clinical Professor, School of Law.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring: Johanna Nilsson, Associate Professor, Division of Counseling and Educational Psychology, School of Education.

Chancellor’s Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Kun Cheng, Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching: Simon H. Friedman, Associate Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy.

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching: Stephen John Dilks, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of English, College of Arts & Sciences.

N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creativity: Dr. Peter Koulen, Professor and Felix and Carmen Sabates Missouri Endowed Chair in Vision Research, School of Medicine.

Trustees Faculty Fellowship Award: Dr. Delwyn Catley, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences.

Trustees Faculty Scholar Award: Dr. Kun Cheng, Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Community Engagement: Katie Kline, Lecturer, English Language and Literature, College of Arts & Sciences.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Diversity:

  • Fu Zhuo, Librarian III, Research and Instruction, University Libraries
  • School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Chancellor’s Award for Career Contributions to the University: Ronald MacQuarrie, Professor Emeritus, School of Biological Sciences.

Elmer F. Pierson Good Teaching Awards:

Leigh Salzsieder, assistant professor of Accountancy, Henry W. Bloch School of Management; Ronald Riley, assistant clinical professor, School of Dentistry; Jeffrey Berman, associate dean and professor of Law, School of Law; and James Wooten, associate professor of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine.

 

 

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