Faculty & Staff Awards and Recognitions

Faculty & Staff Awards and Recognitions

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John M. Cassady and Kenneth M. Hale Diversity Enhancement Award

This award, given annually to a faculty or staff member, recognizes accomplishments that go above and beyond a job role and responsibilities. Award recipients can be a member of a campus organization, student, alumni, faculty, staff or a friend of the college who has implemented policies, procedures and/or programs to enhance diversity on the basis of color, race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran, or military service status, gender identity, economic status, political belief, marital status or social background. There can be more than one recipient in one year.

2016 – Hyun-Su Helen Kim

Past Recipients


Faculty/Staff Award for Community Engagement

Recognizes any faculty/staff member at the College of Pharmacy for exceptional work in community engagement through reciprocity in collaboration with one or more community partners who may be public and/or private sector, local to global, that are external to the university, valuable learning experiences for students and/or other trainees, sustainable contributions, and/or demonstrated impact that addresses an important community need.

  • Recipient awarded at Spring Pharmacy Gala

2019 – Anna Haas-Gehres

Past Recipients


Miriam R. Balshone Memorial Award For Distinguished Teaching in PharmD

Full-time or part-time faculty who teaches in the PharmD curriculum; fair in testing and grading; clear course objectives and expectations; material is organized and presented in a clear and understandable fashion; lectures in a style which is conducive to note-taking and learning (pace, voice, stress of major points, etc.); willingness to solve problems of the student; stimulates thinking and arouses interest in their subject; respects the views and opinions of students.

  • Recipient awarded at PharmD Hooding Ceremony

2019 – Jeff Johnston

Past Recipients


Award For Distinguished Teaching in BSPS

Full-time or part-time faculty who teaches in the BSPS curriculum; fair in testing and grading; clear course objectives and expectations; material is organized and presented in a clear and understandable fashion; lectures in a style which is conducive to note-taking and learning (pace, voice, stress of major points, etc.); willingness to solve problems of the student; stimulates thinking and arouses interest in their subject; respects the views and opinions of students.

  • Recipient awarded at BSPS Graduation Celebration

2019 – Leslie Newman

Past Recipients


Outstanding Staff Award

Excellent service to the college; performance which often exceeds the expectations of one's position; demonstrates initiative and creativity in carrying out one's responsibilities; exhibits a courteous and cheerful approach to others in the college community; dependable, reliable, and self-motivated; represents the college in a positive light to all constituencies (i.e., faculty, students, other departments, alumni, the public, etc.); cooperates with and offers support to others.

2019 – Ashley Knackstedt

Past recipients