The event in Anderson Hall recognized winners of the College of Education awards.
- Excellence in Teaching Award by Faculty/Clinical Faculty: Katy Jaekel, CAHE
- Excellence in Research and Artistry Award by Faculty: Jim Ressler, KNPE
- Excellence in Service Award by Faculty: Myoung Jung, SEED (not pictured)
- Exceptional Contributions by Instructors: Jan Hart, SEED
- Exceptional Contributions by Civil Service Staff: David Snow, LEPF
- Exceptional Contributions by Supportive Professional Staff: Susan Schwartz, KNPE
- Outreach/Community Service Award: Stacy Kelly, SEED
- Exceptional Contributions in Diversity/Social Justice Award: James Cohen, CI, and Lauriece Zittel, KNPE
Also stepping into the spotlight:
- Tom Smith, a newly named NIU Presidential Teaching Professor from the Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment;
- soon-to-retire Toni Tollerud (COE personnel consultant) and Susan Schwartz (academic advisor, KNPE); and
- Rachel Bicksler, Lauren Leifheit and Jacinda Starr, three of the freshmen who were among 2016-17’s inaugural group of Dean’s Achievement Scholarship recipients.
Congratulations to all!