Convocation honors faculty, department chairs

rovost & Vice President for Academic Affairs at Youngstown State University, Dr. Ikram Khawaja, announces standout students at YSU's Honors Convocation in Kilcawley Center last year.

YSU Honors Convocation in Kilcawley Center

Outstanding faculty and department chairs will be recognized at the annual YSU Honors Convocation April 24 in Kilcawley Center.

The following faculty members are recipents of the 2012 Distinguished Professor Award:

Teaching
Patrick J. Bateman
, Management.
Patrick R. Durrell,
Physics and Astronomy.
Karen Giorgetti,
Psychology.
Priscilla N. Gitimu,
Human Ecology.
Diane P. Kandray,
Health Professions.
Brian D. Leskiw,
Chemistry.
Albert J. Sumell,
Economics.
Mark D. Womble,
Biological Sciences.

Scholarship
Steven Brown,
English.
Michael T. Butcher,
Biological Sciences.
Michael J. Crescimanno,
Physics and Astronomy.
Rangamohan V. Eunni,
Management.
Hazel Marie,
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
Peter Norris,
Chemistry.
Yogendra M. Panta,
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Service
Christopher Barzak,
English.
Raymond E. Beiersdorfer,
Geological and Environmental Sciences.
Rebecca M. L. Curnalia,
Communication.
Marcia J. Matanin,
Human Performance and Exercise Science.
Donna J. McNierney,
Educational Foundations, Research, Technology and Leadership.
Jeanine L. Mincher,
Human Ecology.
Gary Salvner,
English.
Michael Theall,
Teacher Education.
Richard W. VanVoorhis,
Counseling, Special Education and School Psychology.

The following department chairs are recipients of the 2012 Watson Merit Award:
Qi Jiang, Sociology, Anthropology and Gerontology.
Nathan P. Ritchey,
Mathematics and Statistics