Nine faculty honored with 2015 Teaching Awards
The UNO Alumni Association celebrated the 19th year of its Alumni Outstanding Teaching Awards program when it presented the honor to nine faculty members during the UNO Faculty Honors Convocation April 16. Association President Lee Denker presented the awards, established in 1997 to honor distinguished teaching in the classroom.
Peer committees in UNO college chose recipients, each of whom received a $1,000 award. Denker presented recipients with commemorative plaques during the convocation reception, hosted in the Thompson Alumni Center. With the 2015 awards the association has issued $167,000 through the program.
Pictured, from left: Alan Gift, Chemistry, Arts & Sciences; Paul Landow, Political Science, Arts & Sciences; Holly Kingsley Miller, School of Communication, CFAM; Erin Pleggenkuhle-Miles, Marketing & Management, Business Administration; Robert Blair, School of Public Admin., CPACS; Wilma Kuhlman, Teacher Education, Education; Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Electrical & Computer Engg., Engineering; Douglas Derrick, IT Innovation, IS&T; Chancellor John Christensen. Not show, Angie Hodge, Mathematics, Arts & Sciences.
Brief descriptions of recipients follow.
2015 AOTA Recipients
| Robert Blair
||School of Public Administration, College of Public Affairs & Community Service
| Douglas Derrick
||School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, College of Information Science & Technology
| Alan Gift
||Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
| Angie Hodge
||Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences
| Wilma Kuhlman
||Teacher Education, College of Education
| Paul Landow
||Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
| Holly Miller
||School of Communication, College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media
| Erin Pleggenkuhle-Miles
||Marketing & Management, College of Business Administration
| Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang
||Electrical & Computer Engineering, UNL College of Engineering, Omaha campus
Past AOTA Recipients
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AOTA recipients since 1997.
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