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CU Denver 2013 Faculty Excellence Awards

​This year’s Faculty Excellence awardees at CU Denver were recognized at the annual reception on September 6th.  Participants were welcomed by Laura Goodwin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. "Your contributions are awesome and inspiring."  Provost Rod Nairn said this is "an event I really look forward to every year. We come together to honor faculty who've made outstanding contributions over the last year in teaching, research and creative activities, librarianship, faculty mentoring and service."

The Faculty Excellence Award honorees for 2013:
    Bryan Wee, Excellence in Teaching
    RaKissa Cribari, Excellence in Teaching
    Tanya Heikkila, Excellence in Research and Creative Work
    Paul Stretesky, Excellence in Service
    Elaine Jurries, Excellence in Librarianship
    Pam Laird, Excellence in Mentoring

View a complete list, including Anschutz Medical Campus honorees online​

2013-2014 Faculty Development Awardees

The recent response to the 2013 Faculty Development Grants was tremendous with 63 proposals submitted with requests for nearly $380,000.00.  The review process was highly competitive and our congratulations go out to the 20 faculty who were awarded funding totaling $69,907.64. See a attached list of the varied grants that were funded 2013_2014  FD Grants.pdf2013_2014 FD Grants.pdf

​​Joni Dunlap Awarded Pearson Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Congratulations to Joni Dunlap, CFD Assistant Director for Teaching Effectiveness, who was recently chosen to receive the Pearson Excellence in Online Teaching (eOT) award. This award is presented to educators using the Pearson Learning Studio platform (formerly known as the Pearson eCollege platform) who demonstrate a significant commitment to quality in online education.

Joni Dunlap and her co-author Patrick Lowenthal are featured in the August/September, 2011 Teaching Professor. Highlights are presented from Tweeting the night away: Using Twitter to enhance social presence, published in the Journal of Information Systems Education (2009).​ Their article was a finalist for the 2011 Maryellen Weimer Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award.

Reporting on the 2011 COLTT conference in Boulder, CU Connections include Joni and CAM colleague Storm Gloor in the August 17 issue.​​

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