College of Education and Human Development Presents Fall Awards


Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: September 28, 2006

The College of Education and Human Development will honor outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall awards ceremony this Friday, September 29 at 6 p.m. in the Above the Rim room in Reed Arena.

Outstanding Alumni honorees are James F. Fales of Athens, Ohio; Deneese L. Jones of Farmville, Virginia; and Alabama State Representative Joseph C. Mitchell.  These former students join six others previously honored as outstanding alumni. Each year, since 2004, the College of Education and Human Development has selected three former students who have contributed significantly to society through leadership or scholarship reflecting the vision of the college.

The honorees of the Association of Former Students College-Level Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching are Lynn Burlbaw, associate professor in the Department of Teaching Learning and Culture and Donna Davenport, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology.

The Advisory Council Awards will honor Kimberly Vannest, Department of Educational Psychology, with the Outstanding New Faculty Award; Michael J. Ash, Department of Educational Psychology, with the Extraordinary Service Faculty Award; and Janene Kissinger, Department of Health and Kinesiology, with the Outstanding Staff Award. The Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award will be presented to Richard Parker, associate professor, Department of Educational Psychology.

Dissertation and Record of Study Awards of the Year recipients are Thomas Clark from the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Duan Zhang from the Department of Educational Psychology and Georgeanne Reuthinger from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture.