Courtesy Michael Mercier
On April 16, The College of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), part of The College of Alabama System, hosted the annual College Awards for Excellence ceremony just about to acknowledge the contributions of the college’s college, employees members and researchers.
The occasion honored college and employees who’ve acquired patent awards and people whom their UAH colleagues recognized as being the perfect amongst their friends in instructing, analysis and repair to the College and to their respective models. The awards bestowed included the College Distinguished Instructing Award, the College Distinguished Analysis Award, the Faculty Excellent College Awards and employees awards.
“We’re happy and excited to acknowledge these college and employees members for his or her excellent contributions,” says Dr. Christine Curtis, UAH Provost and Government Vice President for Educational Affairs. “The College Awards for Excellence give us a chance to acknowledge the employees’s and school’s vital achievements with this ceremony. It’s an honor and a privilege to spotlight their accomplishments and thank them for his or her roles in serving to make UAH an excellent place to work and a college of which we will be proud and may help.”
The ceremony started with a welcome deal with by Laurel Lengthy, Affiliate Vice President for Human Assets, adopted by congratulatory remarks from UAH President Dr. Darren Dawson. As a result of pandemic, the 2020 award recipients, acknowledged final 12 months, had been talked about this 12 months as properly in the course of the festivities.
Todd Barré, Vice President for Finance and Administration, offered the 2021 UAH Basis Workers Award recipients with Amenities, Workers Excellence and Management Awards.
Dr. Sean Lane, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and performing Affiliate Provost for the Graduate College, Worldwide Companies and Educational Integrity, subsequent offered the 2021 Graduate Advisor, Graduate Mentor and Undergraduate Mentor Awards.
Provost and Government Vice President for Educational Affairs, Dr. Christine Curtis, adopted Dr. Lane within the ceremony to current the Educational Affairs Awards in recognition of college excellence in instructing, analysis, scholarly contributions and/or artistic achievement for every of the person faculties. Dr. Curtis continued the ceremony by the presentation of the College Distinguished Instructing and Distinguished Analysis Awards.
The Researcher of the Yr Award and Patent Awards had been additionally awarded, and the 2020 and 2021 Tenure and Promotions introduced. Lastly, the committees and employees members accountable for administrating and coordinating this 12 months’s College of Excellence Awards had been thanked, together with the Workers Excellence Award Committee, the Graduate Awards Committee, the Analysis and Artistic Exercise Mentor Award Committee, the College Assessment Board and the College Excellence College and Researcher Awards.
Congratulations to all the honorees, and for his or her dedication and repair, in addition to their excellent dedication to our college students!
2021 Amenities Excellence Award
- Jannette Turner, Custodial Companies
The 2020 Amenities Excellence Award winner was Irma Johnson, Custodial Companies.
2021 Workers Excellence Awards
- Laurie Elliff, Mail Companies
- Kristy Olive, Director of Workplace of Atmosphere and Security
The 2020 Workers Excellence Award recipients had been Maryann Bierer, Workers Assistant, Laptop Science, and Jana Savanapridi, Educational Advisor, CAHS.
2021 Workers Management Award
- Amber McPhail, Director of Pupil Well being Companies
The 2020 Workers Management Award recipient was Michele Kennedy, Educational Affairs.
2021 Graduate Advisor Award
- Dr. Ann Bianchi, Affiliate Professor, Faculty of Nursing
The 2020 Graduate Advisor Award was offered to Dr. Sarma Rani, Affiliate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
2021 Graduate Mentor Award
- Dr. Lingze Duan, Professor of Physics and Astronomy within the Faculty of Science
The 2020 Graduate Mentor Award was offered to Pam O’Neal, Professor within the Faculty of Nursing.
2021 Undergraduate Mentor Award
- Dr. Sharifa Love-Rutledge, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Division
The 2020 Mentor Award was offered to Dr. Phillip Ligrani, Eminent Scholar in Propulsion and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
2021 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Excellent College Member
- Dr. Chad Thomas, Affiliate Professor of English, Theatre and Director, Girls’s and Gender Research
Dr. Christina Steidl, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was awarded the 2020 Excellent College Member for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
2021 Faculty of Enterprise Excellent College Member
- Dr. Yongchuan (Kevin) Bao, Affiliate Professor, Advertising Division
Dr. Frank Mullins, Affiliate Professor of Administration, was acknowledged because the 2020 Excellent College Member for the Faculty of Enterprise.
2021 Faculty of Training Excellent College Member
- Dr. Ryan Conners, Affiliate Professor, Division of Kinesiology
The Faculty of Training acknowledged Dr. Wolfram Verlaan, Division Chair and Affiliate Professor, as its 2020 Excellent College Member.
2021 Faculty of Engineering Excellent College Member
- Dr. Jason Cassibry, Affiliate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
The Faculty of Engineering awarded Dr. Phillip Ligrani as its Excellent College Member in 2020.
2021 Faculty of Nursing Excellent College Member
- Dr. Tracie Morgan, Coordinator and Course Supervisor within the Household Nurse Practitioner M.S. program
The 2020 Faculty of Nursing Excellent College Member went to Dr. Lori Lioce, Government Director of the Studying and Know-how Useful resource Heart.
2021 Faculty of Science Excellent College Member
- Dr. Terri Johnson, Senior Lecturer and Calculus Coordinator in Mathematical Sciences
The Faculty of Science acknowledged Dr. James Miller, Division Chair, Physics, and Director, Institute for Science Training, as its 2020 Excellent College Member.
2021 College Distinguished Instructing Award
- Dr. Molly Johnson, Affiliate Professor of Historical past
The 2020 College Distinguished Instructing Award was offered to Dr. Jennifer English, Affiliate Dean and Affiliate Professor of Electrical and Laptop Engineering.
2021 College Distinguished Analysis and Artistic Achievement and Scholarly Efficiency Award
- Dr. Gary Zank, Eminent Scholar and Distinguished Professor of Area Science and Director of the Heart for Area Physics and Aeronomic Analysis.
The 2020 College Distinguished Analysis and Artistic Achievement and Scholarly Efficiency Award was offered to Dr. Susan Alexander, Affiliate Professor of Nursing.