Education and Human Development Presents Faculty/Staff /Alumni Awards


Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: October 08, 2008

The College of Education and Human Development will honor outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall awards ceremony this Thursday (Oct. 9) at 6 p.m. at the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. 

Outstanding Alumni honorees include Peggy Crowder Coghlan ’76 of Longview, Texas; David P. Thompson ’84 of San Antonio, Texas; and Jack Michael Willoughby ’67 of San Marcos, Texas.  The Outstanding Alumni Early Career honoree is Susan J. Simpson of Grand Prairie, Texas. 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 Constance J. Fournier, clinical professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Valerie Hill-Jackson, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture.

Tiersa Hays Hopkins, program coordinator in the Department of Educational Psychology, will be awarded the John E. Trott Jr. Award in Student Recruiting.

The Advisory Council Awards will honor Fred Muyia Nafukho, associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, with the Outstanding New Faculty Award; Toby Marshall Egan, associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, with the Extraordinary Service Faculty Award; and David A. Byrd, director of recruitment in the Office of the Dean, with the Outstanding Staff Award. The Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award will be presented to Deborah C. Simmons, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology.

Dissertation and Record of Study Awards of the Year recipients are Sue Webb Page and Martha Weatherly from the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Saniye Tugba Bulu from the Department of Educational Psychology, Lei-Shih Chen from the Department of Health and Kinesiology, and Prathiba Natesan from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture.The College of Education and Human Development will honor outstanding faculty, staff and alumni at its fall awards ceremony this Thursday (Oct. 9) at 6 p.m. at the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. 
Outstanding Alumni honorees include Peggy Crowder Coghlan ’76 of Longview, Texas; David P. Thompson ’84 of San Antonio, Texas; and Jack Michael Willoughby ’67 of San Marcos, Texas.  The Outstanding Alumni Early Career honoree is Susan J. Simpson of Grand Prairie, Texas. 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 Constance J. Fournier, clinical professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Valerie Hill-Jackson, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture.
Tiersa Hays Hopkins, program coordinator in the Department of Educational Psychology, will be awarded the John E. Trott Jr. Award in Student Recruiting.
The Advisory Council Awards will honor Fred Muyia Nafukho, associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, with the Outstanding New Faculty Award; Toby Marshall Egan, associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, with the Extraordinary Service Faculty Award; and David A. Byrd, director of recruitment in the Office of the Dean, with the Outstanding Staff Award. The Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award will be presented to Deborah C. Simmons, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology.
Dissertation and Record of Study Awards of the Year recipients are Sue Webb Page and Martha Weatherly from the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Saniye Tugba Bulu from the Department of Educational Psychology, Lei-Shih Chen from the Department of Health and Kinesiology, and Prathiba Natesan from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture.