Sarah Geegan

2014 Provost Outstanding Teaching Award Winners Honored Today

Published: May 1, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 1, 2014) – Provost Christine Riordan will honor three tenured faculty members, three lecturers and three teaching assistants today at the 2014 University of Kentucky Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards ceremony. The ceremony will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Lexmark Public Room.

 

The award recognizes faculty and graduate teaching assistants who demonstrate special dedication and outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory. Recipients are selected via nomination and review by a selection committee based in the Provost's Office of Faculty Advancement.

 

Winners receive cash prizes of $5,000 for regular and special title series faculty, $3,000 for lecturer and clinical title series, and $1,000 for teaching assistants.

 

The Category One Faculty Award recognizes regular and special title series faculty for outstanding teaching performance. The 2014 winners are:

  • Philip R. Harling, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History
  • Pearl James, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English
  • Leon Sachs, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern and Classical Languages

 

The Category Two Faculty Award recognizes lecturer and clinical title series faculty for outstanding performance in the classroom, laboratory or clinical settings. The 2014 winners are:

  • Brian W. Adkins, College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Andrea M. Friedrich, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
  • Tammy J. Stephenson, College of Agriculture, Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

 

The Teaching Assistant Award recognizes teaching assistants for outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory. The 2014 winners are:

  • Ashleigh M. Hardin, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English
  • Nathan A. Shank, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English
  • E. Ashley Sorrell, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Geegan, (859) 257-5365; sarah.geegan@uky.edu

 

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