Nine faculty honored with 2014 AOTAs
The UNO Alumni Association celebrated the 18th year of its Alumni Outstanding Teaching Awards program when it presented the honor to nine faculty members during the UNO Faculty Honors Convocation April 10. Association President Lee Denker presented the awards, established in 1997 to honor distinguished teaching in the classroom.
Peer committees in each college chose recipients, each of whom received a $1,000 award. Denker presented recipients with commemorative plaques during the convocation reception in the Thompson Alumni Center. With the 2014 awards the association has issued $158,000 through the program.
Gwyneth Cliver, Foreign Languages, College of Arts & Sciences
Robin Gandhi, School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, College of Information Science & Technology
Claudia García, Foreign Languages, College of Arts & Sciences
Laura Ilcisin, Accounting, College of Business Administration
Kay Keiser, Educational Leadership, College of Education
John McCarty, Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
Nicholas Newman, Art and Art History, College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media
Lim Nguyen, Computer & Electronics Engineering, UNL College of Engineering, Omaha campus
Troy Romero, Goodrich Scholarship Program, College of Public Affairs & Community Service