Faculty receive Distinguished Professor Awards

The following faculty received Distinguished Professor Awards at the annual YSU Honors Convocation in Kilcawley Center:

For excellence in teaching

Lauren Cummins, Teacher Education
Francois Fowler, Dana School of Music
Patricia Hauschildt, English
Christine McCullough, Art
Matthew Paylo, Counseling, Special Education and School Psychology
Jennifer Pintar, Human Performance and Exercise Science
Salvatore Sanders, Health Professions
Thomas Smotzer, Mathematics and Statistics
Janet Williams, Teacher Education

For excellence in scholarship

Ou Hu, Economics
Karen Larwin, Educational Foundations, Research, Technology and Leadership
Kenneth Learman, Physical Therapy
Xiangjia Min, Biological Sciences
Yogesh Uppal, Economics
Thomas Wakefield, Mathematics and Statistics
Xiaolou Yang, Accounting and Finance

For excellence in service

Louise Aurilio, Nursing
Chester Cooper, Biological Sciences
Amy Crawford, Communication
Cryshanna Jackson, Political Science
Birsen Karpak, Management
Jay Kerns, Mathematics and Statistics
Tom Oder, Physics and Astronomy
Jeffrey Tyus, Communication

Watson Merit Award (for department chairs)

Janice G. Elias, Human Ecology
Ray Shaffer,
Accounting and Finance