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College of Human Ecology recognizes faculty award winners

Friday, August 24, 2018

The College of Human Ecology proudly presented faculty with all college awards during their annual Fall Forum in August.

This year’s award winners are:

• Kevin Sauer, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development. The Dawley-Scholer Award for Excellence in Student Development recognizes outstanding achievement in the area of student development resulting in the personal, professional and educational growth of one or more undergraduate and/or graduate students.

• Brad Behnke, Department of Kinesiology, and Martin Seay, School of Family Studies and Human Services were both awarded the Faculty Research Excellence Award. The Faculty Research Excellence award recognizes superior accomplishment in research, scholarly and creative activities and discovery.

• Erika Lindshield, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health was awarded the Myers-Alford Teaching Award. The Myers-Alford Teaching Award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding ability not only in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students, but also in providing valuable information to colleagues, peers and other practitioners in the field.

• Sara Rosenkranz, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health was awarded the Hulsing Mentoring Prize. The Hulsing Mentoring Prize recognizes a faculty member for exceptional mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students in any or all of the areas of leadership, research/scholarship/creative activities/discovery and service.

• Elaine Johannes and Amber Vennum, both from the School of Family Studies and Human Services were awarded the Reser Family and Community Innovation Award. The Reser Family and Community Innovation Award recognizes faculty who excel in collaborative applied research and program delivery fostering family and community vitality.

• Kristin Malek, Department of Hospitality Management was awarded the Dean Barbara S. Stowe award. The Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Fund was established to support faculty who translate research-based knowledge of human ecology into practice in high education, business, industry, or public policy. An annual award from this fund will support outstanding faculty in their pursuit of professional growth.

This article was posted on Friday, August 24, 2018, and is filed under College News, Faculty Research, Family Studies & Human Services, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Hospitality Management, Institute of Personal Financial Planning, Kinesiology.