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May 2, 2005

Excellence In Teaching, Advising Recognized

This year’s teaching award-winners were announced on April 21, during the annual Instructional Excellence Recognition Dinner in Rome Commons, hosted by Provost Peter J. Nicholls, Veronica Makowsky, vice provost, and Keith Barker, associate vice provost.

The recipients of the awards are:

First Year Experience Awards
Kim Chambers, Instructional Resources;
Maria Sedotti, Orientation Services
First Year Experience Teacher of the Year

Kinga Kostaniak, Psychology;
Catriona Love,
Animal Science
First Year Experience Mentor of the Year

Advising Awards
Elizabeth Hanson, Political Science
Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

Donna Hryn, Academic Advising Center
Outstanding Professional Advisor Award

2005-2006 Teaching Fellows
David Moss, Curriculum & Instruction
Nancy Rodriguez, Nutritional Sciences
Gregory Colon Semenza, English
Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh, Political Science

Teaching Assistant Awards
Donald Levy, Sociology;
Fulvio Orsitto, Modern& Classical Languages
2005 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

High School Cooperative Program
Cecile Hurley, Chemistry;
James Hurley, Mathematics
Faculty Coordinator Award for Excellence in Curriculum & Adjunct Faculty Development

John Duffy, Calculus Instructor, Torrington High School
High School Instructor Award for Excellence in College Teaching

In addition to these awards, other teaching awards for the 2004-05 year were acknowledged during the event, including those in the schools and colleges, and those given by the Honors Program, the AAUP, and the Alumni Association.