UNCG Campus Weekly

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Awards at UNCG College of Arts & Sciences

Group photo of award winnersSeveral faculty members in the UNCG College of Arts and Sciences have received major awards from the state. They are:

Cardinal Award
Carl Goldstein (Art) – 44 years of service

Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Joshua Hoffman (Philosophy) – 41 years of service
Terrance McConnell (Philosophy) – 38 years of service
William Markham (Sociology) – 34 years of service
Margo Bender (Languages, Literatures & Cultures) – 36 years of service

Order of the Long Leaf Pine and Caswell Award
D. Gordon Bennett (Geography) – 48 years of service

The Cardinal Award, given by the governor, is newly created and was introduced July 1, 2014. This award is specifically designated for public servants who have spent thirty or more years in state or local government. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine requires a minimum of thirty years, significant community service and demonstrated excellence in service. The Richard Caswell Award Program, established in January 1998 for state employees with 45 or more years of service, is designed to acknowledge and express appreciation for noteworthy extended dedicated service.

The College recognized four other retiring members as well, Lori Kerr notes:
Lynn Bresko (Development) – 17 years
Paul Duvall (Mathematics & Statistics) – 28 years
Kathe Martin (Biology) – 10 1/2 years
Elizabeth Walker (Women’s and Gender Studies) – 9 years