UNH Faculty Honored for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Outreach
By Tracy Manforte
UNH News Bureau
DURHAM, N.H. -- Teaching, research and public service are the foundation
of the University of New Hampshire, and 16 faculty members have been honored
for excellence in these areas. Nominated by their colleagues and students,
winners of the annual UNH "Excellence" awards represent every school and
college within the university.
"Their dedication is essential to the success of the university in fulfilling
its mission," said Provost David Hiley. "We commend the Excellence winners
not only for their knowledge and their skills, but especially for their
willingness to go the extra mile to meet the needs of their students,
to support our research endeavors and outreach to the community." The
following university-wide awards were announced this week:
- Distinguished Professor: Jean Kennard, English.
- Outstanding Associate Professor: Maureen Neistadt, occupational therapy.
- Outstanding Assistant Professor: Cliff Brown, sociology.
- Excellence in Research: Lawrence Hamilton, professor of sociology.
- Excellence in Public Service: Sterling Tomellini, associate professor
- Alumni Affairs Award for Excellence in Public Service: Thomas Fairchild,
professor of animal science.
- Jean Brierley Award for Excellence in Teaching: Ron Croce, professor
- Excellence in International Engagement: Garrett Crow, professor of
The following individuals received awards of excellence in college teaching:
May 24, 2000
- College of Life Sciences and Agriculture: Kim Babbitt, assistant professor
of ecology and natural resources.
- Whittemore School of Business and Economics: Karen Conway, associate
professor of economics.
- College of Liberal Arts: Doug Lanier, associate professor of English;
Peter Urquhart, associate professor of music; and Cliff Brown, assistant
professor of sociology.
- College of Engineering and Physical Sciences: Glenn Miller, assistant
professor of chemistry.
- UNH at Manchester: Jay Niesse, faculty-in-residence, assistant professor
- School of Health and Human Services: Elizabeth Crepeau, associate
professor of occupational therapy.
- Thompson School of Applied Science: Matt Chagnon, associate professor
of forest technology.
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