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Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors since 2000

General Michigan State University Awards

Distinguished Faculty Award
 • 2011 Dr. Robert Pennock, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science

Distinguished Academic Staff Award
  • 2012 Hanni Nichols, LBC Mathematics

Faculty Emeriti Association “Outstanding Contributions by an Individual” Award
  • 2011 Dr. Walter Benenson, LBC Physics

Michigan State University Teaching Awards

Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality of Undergraduate Teaching Award
   • 2015 Dr. Douglas Luckie, LBC Biology
   • 2014 Dr. Ryan Sweeder, LBC Chemistry
   • 2013 Dr. Aklilu Zeleke, LBC Mathematics
   • 2010 Dr. Robert LaDuca, LBC Chemistry
   • 2007 Dr. Robert Shelton, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science

Teacher-Scholar Award
   • 2014 Dr. Brian O'Shea, LBC Physics
   • 2012 Dr. Kendra Cheruvelil, LBC Biology
   • 2010 Dr. John Waller, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2009 Dr. Aaron McCright, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2008 Dr. Gerd Kortemeyer, LBC Physics
   • 2001 Dr. Douglas Luckie, LBC Biology

Lilly Teaching Fellow
   • 2013-14 Dr. Sean Valles, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2012-13 Dr. Georgina Montgomery, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2011-12 Dr. Brian O'Shea, LBC Physics
   • 2009-10 Dr. Kendra Cheruvelil, LBC Biology
   • 2008-09 Dr. Aaron McCright, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2006-07 Dr. Cori Fata-Hartley, LBC Biology
   • 1999-00 Dr. Douglas Luckie, LBC Biology

Walter and Pauline Adams Academy for Instructional Excellence and Innovation
   • 2012 Dr. Maxine Davis, LBC Chemistry

Excellence in Teaching Citation
   • 2011 Lissy Goralnik, LBC graduate teaching assistant, doctoral candidate in Fisheries and Wildlife
   • 2009 Alison Reiheld, LBC graduate teaching assistant, doctoral candidate in Philosophy

Michigan State University Advising and Engagement Awards

Excellence in Diversity Awards
   • 2015 Dr. Naoko Wake, LBC History,Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Sustained Effort towards Excellence in Diversity
   • 2014 Dr. Maxine Davis, LBC Chemistry, Dr. Samantha Cass, LBC Chemistry, and Dr. Jerry Urquhart, LBC Biology; Emerging Progress
   • 2013 Dr Cori Fata-Hartley, LBC Biology, Sustained Effort towards Excellence in Diversity
   • 2012 Lyman Briggs College, Excellent Progress toward Advancing Diversity within Community

Curricular Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award
   • 2012 Dr. Ryan Sweeder, LBC Chemistry and Dr. Philip Strong, LBC Assistant Dean
   • 2011 Dr. Douglas Luckie, LBC Biology
   • 2010 Dr. Kendra Cheruvelil and Prof. Cori Fata-Hartley, LBC Biology
   • 2009 Dr. Aaron McCright, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2008 Kent Workman, LBC Advising

College and Program Level Awards

John K. Hudzik Emerging Leader Award for Advancing International Studies and Programs
   • 2012 Dr. Naoko Wake, LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science

Award for Outstanding Service to Study Abroad
   • 2012 Dr. Richard Bellon, LBC LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science
   • 2005 Dr. Gerald Urquhart, LBC Biology

Honors College Award for Distinguished Contributions to Honors Students
   • 2011 Dr. M. Teresa Tavormina, LBC Assistant Dean