College Awards Ceremony 2018

The college held its second-annual awards ceremony on April 17 honoring faculty, staff and students for outstanding contributions in the areas of scholarship, teaching, mentoring and service. This ceremony also provided an opportunity to showcase faculty research displayed throughout the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall. Congratulations to each awardee!


Teacher of the Year

Dr. Darren WheelockDr. Darren Wheelock
Associate Professor
Department of Social and Cultural Sciences

Scholar of the Year

Dr. Rajendra RathoreDr. Rajendra Rathore
Department of Chemistry
(awarded posthumously)

Mentor of the Year

Dr. Lezlie KnoxDr. Lezlie Knox
Associate Professor
Department of History

Excellence in Advising

Dr. Martin St. MauriceDr. Martin St. Maurice
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

Outstanding Staff Member

Jolene KreislerMs. Jolene Kreisler
Administrative Assistant
Department of History




Graduate Student Scholar of the Year

Brian PattengaleMr. Brian Pattengale
Department of Chemistry


Graduate Student Teacher of the Year

Daniel BurkettMr. Daniel Burkett
Department of Chemistry

Undergraduate Scholar of the Year

Emily DavisMs. Emily Davis
Majors: Biological Sciences

Outstanding Senior

EVa Schons RodriguesMs. Eva Schons Rodrigues
Majors: History, Classics and
International Affairs
Minor: Women's and Gender Studies