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Several K-State Faculty members earning awards from their colleges

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

MANHATTAN -- Several colleges at Kansas State University are honoring faculty members for excellence in teaching, advising or research.

The College of Architecture, Planning and Design is recognizing Timothy Keane, associate professor of landscape architecture and regional and community planning, with the Wayne Hunt McElwee Outstanding Teaching Award.

The College of Arts and Sciences is presenting six of its faculty members and one graduate teaching assistant with William L. Stamey Awards. Recipients of the William L. Stamey Award for Excellence in Teaching are Lee Behlman, assistant professor of English; Sarah Bishop, graduate teaching assistant in Spanish; Hyun-Seung Jin, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications; Lorena Passarelli, assistant professor of biology; Lauren Ritterbush, associate professor of anthropology; and Robert Schaeffer, professor of sociology. Robert Pettay, instructor of kinesiology, is receiving the William L. Stamey Award for Excellence in Advising.

The College of Business Administration's Ralph E. Reitz Outstanding Teacher Award is being presented to Richard McFarland, assistant professor of marketing. The college's Spring 2005 Kansas State Bank Outstanding Advising Award is going to Colby Murphy.

The College of Education is honoring Sally Yahnke, associate professor of secondary education, with the Faculty Excellence in Service Award.

The College of Human Ecology is presenting its Dawley-Scholer Award for Faculty Excellence in Student Development to Sherry Haar, associate professor of apparel and textiles. Weiqun "George" Wang, assistant professor of human nutrition, is receiving the college's Faculty Research Excellence Award.

The College of Veterinary Medicine's Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award has been presented to Derek Mosier, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology. The college also has presented its Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence to Roman Ganta, associate professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology.

This article was posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2005, and is filed under Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health.