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Faculty members receive honors

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

MANHATTAN -- Several faculty members at Kansas State University are earning recognition from their colleges for excellence in teaching, advising or research during the 2005-2006 school year.

The College of Arts and Sciences is presenting its William L. Stamey Awards for Excellence in Teaching to William Blankenau, associate professor of economics; Lydia Buckley, graduate teaching assistant in modern languages; John Fliter, associate professor of political science; Michael Wesch, assistant professor of sociology, anthropology and social work; and Karin Westman, assistant professor of English. Daniel Higgins, associate professor of chemistry, is receiving the William L. Stamey Award for Excellence in Advising.

The College of Business Administration is honoring Scott Hendrix, instructor of finance, with the Ralph E. Reitz Outstanding Teaching Award.

Janis Crow, instructor of marketing, is receiving the college's Kansas State Bank Outstanding Advising Award.

The College of Education's Excellence in Advising Award is being presented to Darla Stone, instructor of business education. Diane McGrath, associate professor of secondary education, is receiving the college's Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.

The College of Human Ecology is presenting its Faculty Extension Excellence Award to Michael Bradshaw, associate professor of family studies and human services. The college's Faculty Research Excellence Award recipient is Jane Garcia, associate professor of family studies and human services. Carol Ann Holcomb, professor of human nutrition, is receiving the Myers-Alford Teaching Award.

The College of Veterinary Medicine's Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award recipient is Thomas Schermerhorn, assistant professor of clinical sciences. Bruce Schultz, associate professor of anatomy and physiology, is receiving the college's Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence.

This article was posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, and is filed under Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health.