Top Faculty Members Earn Kudos
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The College of Education and Health Professions will honor faculty members chosen to receive awards for advising, teaching, research and service at a meeting Friday, May 4, on the University of Arkansas campus.
"In the College of Education and Health Professions, we have many truly amazing faculty members," said Tom Smith, dean of the college. "These annual awards give us the chance to recognize a few who exemplify dedication to not only putting students first, but also working to expand opportunities for practitioners. This is not a 9-to-5 job for them. On behalf of all the faculty, staff and students of the College of Education and Health Professions, I congratulate these outstanding faculty members."
The College of Education and Health Professions is composed of five academic departments with more than 100 faculty members, the university's recreation department, and 15 research and service units. For fall 2011, enrollment was 4,372 students, giving the college the second-largest enrollment on campus and the most graduate students.
Photographs of the award winners are available for viewing and downloading along with additional information about the winners on the college's news website, the Colleague.
The faculty winners for 2011:
- Sean Connors, assistant professor of English education, Innovative Teaching Award. Read more
- Karee Dunn, assistant professor of educational statistics and research methods, Rising STAR (service, teaching, advising and research) Faculty Award given to the outstanding all-around new faculty member. Read more
- Mounir Farah, professor of secondary education, Faculty Career Award. Read more
- Christian Goering, assistant professor of secondary education, Superior Service Award. Read more
- Jay Greene, holder of Twenty-First Century Chair in Education Reform, Significant Research Award. Read more
- Marcia Imbeau, associate professor of special education, Mentoring and Advising Award. Read more
- Kate Mamiseishvili, assistant professor of higher education, STAR Faculty Award given to the outstanding all-around faculty member. Read more
- Gary Ritter, holder of Twenty-First Century Chair in Education Policy, Superior Service Award. Read more