WMU News

College of Education honors faculty, staff, students

April 23, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- The Western Michigan University College of Education will recognize several standout members of its faculty, staff and student body Friday, April 25, at the Miller Auditorium Grand Tier Lobby on the WMU campus.

The annual Awards and Recognition Celebration, which follows a 5 p.m. reception and cash bar, highlights achievements in the college, the classroom and the community. Award recipients are nominated by their peers and are chosen by a panel of faculty and staff members.

College of Education Honorees

Amy Borgman, a student in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, will receive the Rising Star Doctoral Award.

Mozhdeh Bruss, a researcher and assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, will receive the Trailblazer Award.

Jim Danhoff, an instructor in teaching, learning and leadership, will receive the Part-time Teaching Excellence Award.

Joyce DeRight, director of admissions and advising for the college, will receive the Esprit de Corps Award.

Stephanie Higdon, a student in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership, will receive the Rising Star Undergraduate Award.

Marsha Magga, office coordinator for the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, will receive the Staff Excellence Award.

Jennifer Mills, a student in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, will receive the Rising Star Master's Award.

Dr. Sarah Summy, an associate professor of educational studies, will receive the Mary L. Dawson Teaching Excellence Award.

Patricia Viard, associate professor of family and consumer sciences, will receive the Strengthening Community Connections Award.

For information, or to RSVP, call Amy Burns at (269) 387-2966.

Media contact: Gail Towns, 269 387-8400, gail.towns@wmich.edu


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