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  April 22, 2002

Excellence in Teaching Recognized

Members of the University community who have received awards for instructional excellence were honored during a reception and dinner at Rome Hall April 15.

The celebration was hosted by Chancellor John D. Petersen and Fred Maryanski, vice chancellor for academic administration.

Faculty, staff, and graduate students recognized were:

2001-02 Outstanding First Year Experience Teaching Award
Kathleen Labadorf, University Libraries
Steven Zinn, Animal Science

2001-02 Outstanding First Year Experience Mentor
Erica Miller, Family Studies
Jeffrey Larson, Education

2001-02 Outstanding Faculty Advisor
Peter Halvorson, Geography

2002-03 Teaching Fellow
Richard Clark, Nutritional Sciences

2001-02 Outstanding Teaching Assistant
Deborah Bubela, Physical Therapy
Douglas Hume, Anthropology

School and college award winners were also acknowledged:

Allied Health
2001 Award for Integration of Research into Teaching
Richard Bohannon, Physical Therapy

2001 Award for Teaching
Judith Brown, Health Promotion & Allied Sciences
Elizabeth Epp, Health Promotion & Allied Sciences

2001 Award for Integration of Relevant Clinical Information and Experiences into Teaching
David Tiberio, Physical Therapy

Agriculture & Natural Resources
CANR Alumni Association Teaching Excellence
John Alexopoulos, Plant Science

2001 USDA Food & Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching
Richard Clark, Nutritional Sciences

Donald M. Kinsman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Lawrence Silbart, Animal Science

School of Business
Undergraduate Teaching Award
Lawrence Gramling, Accounting
Ram Gopal, Operations & Information Management

Graduate Teaching Award
Michael Willenborg, Accounting

School of Engineering
2001 - Outstanding Teaching Faculty
Reda Ammar, Computer Science & Engineering

2001 - C.R. Klewin Excellence in Teaching
Rajeev Bansal, Electrical & Computer Engineering

2001 - Rogers Teaching Award
Can Erkey, Chemical Engineering

Liberal Arts & Sciences
2001 - Award for the Development and Application of Technology-Based Innovations in Learning
Tom Terry, Molecular & Cell Biology

Beverly Koerner Outstanding Alumnae Award
Henrietta Bernal, Nursing

Teacher of the Year
Regina Silk, Pharmacy Practice

Teaching Promise - 2001
Margaret Breen, English, Avery Point
Bandana Purkayastha, Sociology

Innovation in Teaching - 2001
Thomas Recchio, English

Teaching Mentorship - 2001
Leonard Krimerman, Philosophy

UConn Alumni Association
Faculty Excellence in Teaching
James Hurley, Mathematics
John Salamone, Psychology

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