Faculty Award Recipients 2018
The recipients of 2017-18 Faculty Awards are granted in recognition of a variety of areas including student and faculty research, integrated-service learning, service to the College, and innovation and excellence in teaching. The awards are sponsored by the President and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
The Br. Arthur Loftus Outstanding Student Research Award
This award is presented to the faculty member who has actively engaged in research and/or scholarly activity with undergraduate or graduate students.
Sarah Wong-Goodrich, Ph.D.
The Irene Hammerbacher Outstanding Faculty Research Award
This award is presented to the faculty member whose achievements in research, scholarship, or creative expression have had significant critical reception and are recognized nationally or internationally.
Colleen Jacobson, Ph.D.
The Br. Richard B. Power Award for Integrating Service Learning into the Classroom
This award is for a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching that includes the integration of innovative approaches to service learning, or notable collaboration with faculty outside their department for incorporating service learning beyond the classroom.
Michelle Veyvoda, Ph.D.
The Br. William H. Barnes Memorial Award for Service to the College
This award is for a faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional contributions to the college community as shown through leadership in areas ranging from faculty governance or administrative work, mentoring of student activities, sponsorship of college events, to initiation of new service projects for students, faculty, and other members of the college community.
Hugh Short, Ph.D.
The Catherine McCabe Award for Innovation & Excellence in Teaching
This award is presented to the faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional teaching skills, recognized concern for students and colleagues and sensitivity to the mission of the College, and a commitment to high standards of professional and personal life.
Rachana Umashankar, Ph.D.
The Br. William Cornelia Distinguished Faculty Award
This award is for a faculty member who has achieved distinction as a teacher-scholar as documented through student- and peer-teaching evaluations; publications, invited lectures and papers, performances or shows; leadership in professional societies, work on editorial boards, membership in prestigious professional organizations; references, quotes or appearances in media; or other kinds of selective positions of leadership.
Nicholas J. Beutell, Ph.D.