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SoIC recognizes faculty for outstanding service and achievement

September 23, 2015

Each year the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI recognizes and honors full-time faculty members and lecturers for exemplary performance in the area of engagement and service, teaching, and research and creative activity.

For 2014-15 there were 5 awards presented:

The Engagement and Service AwardRecognizes a full-time faculty mSusan Tennantember for their performance in the area of engagement and/or service. The effective application by faculty members of knowledge, skills, or professional expertise in contexts that reach beyond the School to address the goals of the university and the larger community. Like awards for teaching and research, the award for engagement recognizes the faculty member’s innovation and leadership, the impact of the work performed for or with extramural partners.

RECIPIENT: Susan Tennant, MFA & Clinical Associate Professor, Media Arts and Science

Tenure Teaching Award Honors a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member for exemplary performance in the area of teaching in the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI. The outstanding teacher demonstrates the superior ability to impart knowledge of chosen topics to students and to stimulate their desire to master these topics. The award recognizes that teaching extends beyond the classroom and includes activities such as mentoring and motivating students either formally or informally.

RECIPIENT: Susan Tennant, MFA & Clinical Associate Professor, Media Arts and Science

 

Louie ZhuSara HookTrustees’ Teaching Award (2) Honors individuals who have a positive impact on learning through the direct teaching of students, especially undergraduates. Award recipients must have demonstrated a sustained level of teaching excellence in the form of documented student learning and must have completed at least three years of service at IUPUI to be eligible.

RECIPIENT(S): Sara Anne Hook, MBA & JD, Director Informatics Undergraduate Program, and Professor, Informatics AND

Liugen Zhu, PhD, Lecturer, Informatics

 

Thomas LewisLecturer Research and Creative ActivityHonors a full-time faculty member for exemplary performance in the area of research and/or creative activity in the School of Informatics and Computing (SoIC) at IUPUI based on publications, external grant support, other evidence of research scholarship and its impact, as well as creative activity.

RECIPIENT: C. Thomas Lewis, Lecturer, Media Arts and Science

 

Congratulations to all honored faculty and their accomplishments this past year.

More about the recipients here.

More about the guidelines for each award here.

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