Faculty Awards

HSS AWARD RECIPIENTS

Excellence in Advising

2011    Mark Steensland
2013    Eric Corty
2014    Elizabeth Fogle

Excellence in Teaching

2011    Victoria Kazmerski
2012    Aileen Wang   
2013    John Rossi
2014    Glenn Kumhera
2015    Mary Connerty

Excellence in Outreach

2012    Carl Kallgren
2014    Charisse Nixon
2015    Soledad Traverso/Laurie Urraro

Faculty Research

2011    Dan Frankforter
2012    George Looney  
2013    John Champagne
2014    Robert Roecklein
2015    Kilic Kanat

COUNCIL OF FELLOWS AWARDS

Excellence in Advising
The College established the Guy W. Wilson Award for Excellence in Academic Advising in 1982 to encourage and reward excellence in academic advising by faculty members.

1984    Zachary T. Irwin
1985    Richard A. Mester
1987    Cathy S. Mester
1988    Robert T. Tauber
1999    Gregory L. Morris
2004    Richard Mester
2005    Rob Speel
2007    Rod Troester
2008    Cathy Mester
 

Excellence in Teaching
The Penn State Behrend Council of Fellows established the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1970 to recognize that faculty member who, in the opinion of students, alumni, and colleagues, most truly fills the role of an effective teacher.

1973    A. Daniel Frankforter
1985    Zachary T. Irwin
1987    Diana Hume George
1988    John K. Gamble, Jr.
1989     Ralph L. Eckert
1994    Kathryn Wolfe
1997    Eric Corty
2000    John Champagne
2004    Dawn Blasko
2006    Leigh-Ann Bedal
2009    Cathy Mester
2010    Tom Noyes
2012    Aileen Wang 
2013    John Rossi
 

Excellence in Outreach
The Penn State Behrend Council of Fellows established the Excellence in Outreach Award in 2000 to recognize that faculty member who, in the opinion of students, colleagues, and community leaders, most truly embodies the outreach mission of the College, the community, and an academic profession.

2001    Carl Kallgren
2002    Charisse Nixon
2009    Rob Speel

Faculty Research

The Penn State Behrend Council of Fellows established the Research Award in 1982 to recognize that faculty member who, in the opinion of his/her peers, truly fills the role of an inspired, dedicated researcher.

1983    Juan Fernandez-Jimenez
1985    Dr. Diana Hume George
1987    John K. Gamble, Jr.
1988    Archie Loss
1990    A. Daniel Frankforter
1993    Dean Baldwin
1994    Robert Tauber
2003    George Looney
2012    George Looney

 

PENN STATE BEHREND COLLEGE

Benjamin A. Lane Outstanding Service Award
The purpose of this award is to encourage and reward outstanding service to the College by a faculty or staff member.  The award recognizes service "beyond the call of duty" that contributes to excellence inside or outside the classroom.

1988    Archie Loss
1991    Cathy S. Mester
1996    Dawn Blasko
1998    John G. Champagne
2013    Diane Nowacinski
2015    Mary Connerty
 

PENN STATE TEACHING AWARDS

Undergraduate Program Leadership Award

2007    George Looney
2010    Rob Speel
 

The Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching
The Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching, established in 1992, is generally awarded to two faculty who, in addition to being outstanding teachers have also provided some kind of support or mentoring to others.

2011    Blasko, Dawn E., Associate Professor, Psychology, Erie-Behrend—Philosophy of Teaching
 

The George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
The George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, named for the seventh president of the University (1882-1906), is presented each year to four faculty members who have devoted substantial effort to undergraduate teaching.

2007    Morris, Gregory, Professor, American Literature, Erie-Behrend
2006    Speel, Robert W., Associate Professor, Political Science, Erie-Behrend
 

Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching
This award, made possible by the Penn State Alumni Association, the Undergraduate Student Government, and the Graduate Student Association, recognizes distinguished teaching and provides a forum for encouraging effective teaching.

2003    Champagne, John, Associate Professor, English, Erie-Behrend
2001    Corty, Eric W., Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, Erie-Behrend
 

Commission For Women Award

The Commission for Women annually recognizes women from the university community who have shown notable leadership and accomplishment in their fields, have supported Penn State’s diversity efforts and promoted equal opportunity, or have contributed to human causes and public service activities.

2011    Blasko, Dawn E., Associate Professor, Psychology, Erie-Behrend
 

W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award

2003    Gamble, John, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Law. Erie-Behrend
 

Association for Computing Machinery/Special Interests Group for University and College Award

This award was given for a computer simulation of a treaty negotiation, The Political Process Exercise.

1993    Gamble, John K., Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Law. Erie-Behrend