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UMD's 2012-13 Chancellor Awards: Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award and Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awards
DULUTH, MN – Eun-Kyung Suh, associate professor, Department of Art and Design,
School of Fine Arts, is the recipient of the 2012-13 Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award.
This award is given annually to a faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts or the
School of Fine Arts who has an exceptional and effective teaching style that emphasizes
the worth of research in a learned discipline and the maturing impact scholarly activity
has on the development of human attitudes and values.
The Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award is given each year to faculty members who have
demonstrated outstanding service to their students. This year's recipients are:
Dana Collins, assistant professor, Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders, College of Education and Human Services Professionals; Jennifer
Liang, associate professor, Department of Biology, Swenson College of Science and
Engineering; Jeff Maahs, associate professor, Sociology/Anthropology, College of
Liberal Arts; Sara Pitterle, instructor, Marketing, Labovitz School of Business and
Economics; and Jennifer Webb, associate professor, Department of Art and Design,
School of Fine Arts.
These faculty members, along with Lyle Shannon, instructor in the Department of
Biology and recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching; Steve
Colman, director of the Large Lakes Observatory and recipient of the Chancellor's
Award for Distinguished Research; and Ladona Tornabene, associate professor in
the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and recipient of the
Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Public Service, will be honored at an awards
ceremony on Tuesday, May 7 at 2:30 pm in the Kirby Rafters.