April 10, 2006

Sacramento State faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, community work

Sacramento State has announced its 2005-06 Outstanding Teaching, Outstanding Community Service and Outstanding University Service Award recipients. They will be honored at 3 p.m. on April 18 in the University Union Ballroom.

The Outstanding Teaching Awards program is designed to recognize excellence in teaching. This year's recipients are:
• College of Arts and Letters: Stephanie Tucker, English
• College of Business Administration: Stanley Han, Business Administration
• College of Education: Kimberly Gordon, Child Development
• College of Engineering and Computer Science: Tien-I Liu, Mechanical Engineering
• College of Health and Human Services: Debra Harms, Speech Pathology and Audiology
• College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Judi Kusnick, Geology
• College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies: Samantha Hens, Anthropology
• Library: Linda Goff

The Outstanding Community Service Awards Program recognizes faculty members who apply their knowledge and skills in the community to enhance the public good rather than for personal income or corporate profit. The recipients are:
• College of Arts and Letters: Kathleen Moore, Foreign Languages
• College of Education: Marcy Merrill and Mark Rodriguez, Teacher Education
• College of Health and Human Services: Kathleen Osborn, Nursing
• College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Brian Hausback, Geology

The Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service recognizes extraordinary commitment over the long term, and a legacy of significant, enduring contributions to the community-at-large for a decade or more. This year’s recipient is Jeri Langham, Biological Sciences, from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

The Outstanding University Service Awards Program is designed to recognize the importance of faculty service through leadership and involvement at the University. This year’s recipients are:
• College of Arts and Letters: David Martin, Communication Studies
• College of Education: Pia Wong, Bilingual/Multicultural Education
• College of Engineering and Computer Science: Susan Holl, Mechanical Engineering
• College of Health and Human Services: Robyn Nelson, Nursing
• College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Tom Krabacher, Geography

At the April 18 event, the recipients will each be presented a personal plaque and will be acknowledged on plaques displayed in the office of the dean of each College.

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