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Awards for Excellence

081810Feature3_AwardsOne of the real strengths of our university? Chancellor Brady said that it is the commitment so many show. It’s revealed in classes, in laboratories, in studios and in offices, on all parts of campus.

At a special awards ceremony Wednesday morning at Aycock Auditorium, awards were presented to faculty and staff for teaching, research and service. Provost David H. Perrin, Vice Chancellor Terri Shelton and Alumni Association President Keith Ayscue assisted the chancellor in presenting the awards.

The award winners are:

Gladys Strawn Bullard Award for service:

  • Faculty, Dr. Jan Van Dyke, Professor and Department Head, Department of Dance
  • Staff, Dr. Kim Sousa Peoples, Director, Office of Orientation and Family Programs
  • Student, Michael Tuso, who is currently studying abroad

University Staff Excellence Award:

  • Libby Sexton, Classroom scheduling officer, Registrar’s Office
  • Steve Sparks, Equipment operations manager, Parking Operations & Campus Management

Alumni Teaching Excellence Award:

  • Tenured Faculty, Dr. Llewelyn G. Brown, Associate professor, Department of Business Administration
  • Untenured Faculty, Dr. Tracy R. Nichols, Associate professor, Department of Public Health Education

University Research Excellence Award:

  • Dr. Cheryl A. Lovelady, Professor, Department of Nutrition
  • Dr. Michelle Dowd, Associate professor, Department of English

UNC Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award, which was originally announced at May’s Commencement, was presented to Dr. Nancy J. Hodges.

University Service Awards, for those who have served at UNCG for 30 years, were presented to:
Cheryl (Cherry) Callahan, Student Affairs; Jim Clark, English; Bill Hardin, Facilities Operations; Rebecca Saunders, Graduate School; Svi Shapiro, Department of Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations; Patricia Turner, Registrar’s Office

University Service Awards, for those who have served at UNCG for 35 years, were presented to:
Sheldon Balbirer, Accounting and Finance; Hazel Brown, Nursing; Joseph DiPiazza, Music; John King, Philosophy; Cheryl Logan, Psychology; John Neufeld, Economics

Visual: Dr. Cheryl A. Lovelady receives University Research Excellence Award from Dr. Terri Shelton.
By Mike Harris
Photography by Chris English