2020 Faculty Recognition Award Winners

  • Rachel DeSoto JacksonRachel DeSoto-Jackson
    Innovation
    Theatre, Dance and Performance
    College of Fine Arts

    The use of techniques, methods, materials, technologies, or tools outside traditional teaching practices for such purposes as increasing student engagement, enhancing student retention, demonstrating difficult concepts, or encouraging critical thinking.

    Wenqi CuiWenqi Cui
    Teaching Associate Award
    English
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Recognition of exemplary classroom instruction.

    Elaine LittleElaine Little
    Living Learning Award

    Nursing and Allied Health Professions
    College of Health and Human Services

    Recognizes outstanding faculty contributions to IUP’s living-learning program by one, or any combination of, the following: (a) role as a living-learning liaison, (b) involvement with research related to IUP living-learning, (c) membership on a living-learning committee, and/or (d) contributions to programs and activities that promote student learning in on campus residential communities.

    Aviijita JainAvijita Jain
    Content Pedagogy Award
    Chemistry
    Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

    Course design which is especially effective in teaching content within a particular discipline. Evidence should support thoughtful pedagogical progression that maximizes student learning.

    Shijuan LiuShijuan Liu
    Content Pedagogy Award

    Foreign Language
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Course design which is especially effective in teaching content within a particular discipline. Evidence should support thoughtful pedagogical progression that maximizes student learning.

    John LewisJohn Lewis
    Academic Advising and Mentoring Award

    Criminology and Criminal Justice
    College of Health and Human Services

    Excellence in providing academic advising and career/holistic mentoring to undergraduate and/or graduate students. This award seeks to recognize advising and mentoring for student success that represents service beyond faculty professional responsibilities.

    Anthony PerilloAnthony Perillo
    Academic Advising and Mentoring Award

    Psychology, Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

    Excellence in providing academic advising and career/holistic mentoring to undergraduate and/or graduate students. This award seeks to recognize advising and mentoring for student success that represents service beyond faculty professional responsibilities.