Faculty and staff honored at Awards Banquet

April 27, 2012

Eight Penn State Beaver faculty and staff members were honored for their contributions in and out of the classroom at the annual Spring Awards Banquet held recently on campus.

The Penn State Beaver Advisory Board sponsored six $500 awards for the following:

Mari Pierce, assistant professor of administration of justice, received the Michael Baker Corporation Faculty Excellence in Research Award and the NOVA Chemicals Inc. Faculty Excellence in Service Award.

Kevin Bennett, instructor in psychology, received the Andrews Industrial Controls, Inc. Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.

Kristen Oberg, lecturer in English, received the ESB Bank Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.

Gretchen Samchuck, coordinator, Division of Undergraduate Studies, received the C3 Controls Staff Excellence Award.

Denise Turyan, staff assistant, Office of Student Affairs, received the Value Ambridge Properties Inc. Staff Service Award.

In addition, Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, assistant professor of biology, received the Outstanding Academic Adviser Award, and Chris Rizzo, director of student affairs, received the Outstanding Club Adviser Award.

For information about the awards, contact the Office of Academic Affairs at djm5@psu.edu or 724-773-3571.


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Last Updated April 30, 2012