CALE 2018 Awards Ceremony


Frances B. Huston Award Winners

2018 Huston Award Winners
2018 Huston Award Winners: Starting from the left: Mica Pointer, Wyatt Wireman, Joel Gaytan, Tania Nunez-Guzman, Jeremiah Serrell , Kelsey McCune, and Erin Locke

Every year seven students are chosen by each of CALE’s seven departments as the recipients of the Frances B. Huston Medallion. The Frances B. Huston Award is awarded to graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence (3.75 or higher GPA) and have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities at Eastern and/or in the community.

These are the Huston Award recipients from CALE for 2017-18:

Art

Joel Gaytan with Faculty Escort Mr. Roger Ralston

Education

Kelsey McCune with Faculty Escort Assistant Professor Gus Nollmeyer

English

Tania Nunez-Guzman with Faculty Escort Professor Rachel Toor

Modern Languages and Literatures

Jeremiah Serrell with Faculty Escort Professor Chris Kirby

Music

Wyatt Wireman with Faculty Escort Professor John Marshall

Physical Education, Health and Recreation

Erin Locke with Faculty Escort Assistant Professor Carri Kreider

Theatre and Film

Mica Pointer with Faculty Escort Senior Lecture Jeff Sanders

 

Dean’s Excellence Award Winners and Faculty Mentors

2018 Dean's Student Excellence Recipients
2018 Dean’s Excellence Recipients standing with Dean Roy Sonnema. From left to right, Austin Hobbs, Emily Dunston, Naomi Eastland, Taylor McDevitt holding her certificate, Olivia Evans, Aubrey Hamilton, and Katelyn Domitrovich

Celebrating excellence in student contributions, achievements, faculty inspiration, and student mentorship, the Dean’s Student Excellence Award is awarded to outstanding graduating seniors who have demonstrated distinguished excellence and achievements within their department, the college, university and the community.

These are the 2017-2018 Dean’s Excellence Award Winners and their mentors:

Art

Student Olivia Evans with Faculty Mentor Associate Professor Jenny Hyde

Education

Student Sunshine Hunt with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Allison Wilson

Student Taylor McDevitt with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Allison Wilson

English 

Student Katelyn Domitrovich with Faculty Mentor Professor Johnathan Johnson

Student Aubrey Hamilton with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Sean Agriss

Modern Languages and Literatures

Student Annsley Buller with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Miguel Novella

Student Rachel Musser and Faculty Mentor Associate Professor Gina Petrie

Music

Student Brenden Bachaud with Faculty Mentor Julia Salerno

Physical Education, Health and Recreation

Student Emily Dunston with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Katie Taylor

Student Naomi Eastland with Faculty Mentor Associate Professor Garth Babcock

Theatre and Film

Student Austin Hobbs with Faculty Mentor Assistant Professor Elisha Miranda

 

CALE Excellence Award Winners

These individuals embody the college’s mission and values. The purpose of the six college awards is to recognize and commend outstanding faculty and staff who have put forth the extraordinary commitment to represent their department, the college, and the university.

Classified and Exempt Excellence Award

Ms. Kate Peterson from Get Lit!

Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Professor Gus Nollmeyer from the Education Department

Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activities Excellence Award

Professor Kathryn Baldwin from the Education Department

Faculty Service Excellence Award

Professor Natalia Ruiz-Rubio from the Modern Languages and Literatures Department

Team Excellence Award

Education Department

Campus Partner Excellence Award

Office of Grants and Research Development

 

Professor Emeritus

Professor Emeritus is awarded to a professor upon retirement in recognition of their excellence in teaching, intellectual contributions, and service to the University, College, and Department throughout the professor’s career at the university.

Professor Sally Winkle

Modern Languages and Literatures Department & Women’s and Gender Studies

Professor Jane Liu

Education Department

Professor Philip Weller

English Department