Celebration of Faculty Excellence set to honor faculty, academic staff

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Outstanding NDSU faculty and academic staff will be recognized during the annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence, scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Plains Room. In addition to award recipients, this year’s celebration will honor faculty who received promotion. All members of the campus community are invited, and registration is requested.

Cliff Hall, professor of plant sciences, will be recognized with the Odney Award for Excellence in Teaching; Clay Routledge, associate professor of psychology, will receive the Waldron Award for Excellence in Research; and Cheryl Wachenheim, professor of agribusiness and applied economics, will be acknowledged with the Peltier Award for Innovation in Teaching.

Ken Nygard, professor of computer science, will be recognized with the Chamber of Commerce NDSU Distinguished Faculty Service Award; James Clifton, assistant professor of accounting, finance, and information systems, will receive the Service-Learning Award; Susan Council, senior academic adviser for the College of Business, will be acknowledged with the Outstanding Professional Adviser Award; and Todd West, assistant professor of plant sciences, will receive the Outstanding Faculty Advising Award.

Ann Burnett, professor of communication, who was selected to give this year’s Faculty Lectureship and Michael Robinson, professor of psychology, who gave the Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Lectureship also will be recognized. 

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