TEACHING AWARDS AND HONORS


(A) Teaching Awards | (B) Honorary Mentorships
(C) Honorary Receptions | (D) Appreciation Dinners | (E) Funding


A. Teaching Awards

7. SIGMA XI Excellence in Graduate Research Mentoring Award 2000
This is the second annual SIGMA XI Excellence in Graduate Research Mentoring Award. Awarded prior to lecture delivdered as part of the Molecular Biology Week. Anheuser-Bush Natural Resources Building, Conservation Hall, Wednesday, March 8, 2000. See the Sigma Xi web site for details.
6. Outstanding Faculty Greek Award 1997
Awarded at the First Annual Greek Honors Night. Invited by the MU Chancellor for Student Affairs and Greek Councils. Reynolds Alumni Center, Wednesday, April 30, 1997.
5. MU Best of the Web Award Winner, Winter Semester 1997, Faculty/Staff
4. Outstanding Teacher Award 1992/93, Beta Theta Pi.
3. Nomination for the Provost Junior Faculty Teaching Award in 1992.
2. Bruce H. Mahan Teaching Assistant Award, UC-Berkeley, 1984/85.
1. Bruce H. Mahan Teaching Assistant Award, UC-Berkeley, 1982/83.



B. Honorary Mentorships

4. Mentor of Richard Nichols (magna cum laude, biol. sciences & dept. honors) at Honors' Convocation 1999.
3. Mentor of Rhonda Walsh (summa cum laude) at Honors' Convocation 1998.
2. Mentor of Mitch Anthamatten (summa cum laude) at Honors' Convocation 1996.
1. Mentor of Jason Wilbur (summa cum laude) at Honors' Convocation 1995.



C. Honorary Receptions

5. Reception by the Program of Excellence in Teaching (PET) hosted by Chancellor Richard Wallace and Provost Brady Deaton for MU faculty, teaching assistants and graduate instructors, who have received recognition for their excellence in teaching during 1999. Friday, February 4, 2000.

4. Residential Academic Programs Luncheon hosted by Chancellor Wallace, Provost Deaton, and Vice Chancellor Schroeder in celebration of efforts on behalf of our learning communities. September 27th, 1999, Reynolds Alumni Center, Columns Room 208.

3. Tenth Annual Luncheon and Undergraduate Science Symposium. July 29, 1999, at the Donald W. Reynolds Alumni Center.

2. Reception by the Program of Excellence in Teaching (PET) hosted by Chancellor Richard Wallace and Provost Brady Deaton for MU faculty, teaching assistants and graduate instructors, who have received recognition for their excellence in teaching during 1998. Friday, February 5, 1999.

1. Reception by the Program of Excellence in Teaching (PET) at the Teaching Renewal Conference to honor MU instructional staff who have received recognition for teaching excellence during 1997. Thursday, March 12, 1998.




D. Appreciation Dinners

8. Delta Delta Delta Faculty Appreciation Dinner, Invited by Courtney Zimmer. Delta Delta Delta House, 901 Richmond Ave., Tuesday, October 17, 2000.

7. Delta Gamma Scholarship Dinner, invited by Vicki Lin and Bernadette Obmaces. The Delta Gamma House, 900 S. Providence, Monday, March 1, @ 5pm, 1999.

6. Beta Zeta Pi Faculty Appreciation Dinner, invited by Richard Nichols. Hosted by Richard Nichols and Michael Steele. Zeta Phi Chapter, 520 College Avenue, Wednesday, May 7, 1997.

5. Kappa Kappa Gamma Faculty Dinner, Invited by Trisha Pelczynski. Hosted by Trisha Pelczynski, Rebecca Melichar and Catherine Williams. Kappa Kappa Gamma House, Tuesday, April 29, 1997.

4. Delta Delta Delta Faculty Appreciation Dinner, Invited by Kristen Deane. Hosted by Laila Saffaf, Sommer White and Amy Sandler. Delta Delta Delta House, 901 Richmond Ave., Wednesday, April 23, 1997.

3. Delta Upsilon, Missouri Chapter, University of Missouri. Faculty Dinner, Thursday, October 3, 1996.

2. Pi Beta Phi Sorority Faculty Appreciation Dinner. Invited by Carrie Grounds and Karla Schmid. April 1992.

1. Delta Chi Faculty Dinner. Invited by Tim Lacy. March 12, 1992.



E. Funding

5. The "Chemistry is in the News" Project
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences.
Propoal submitted 8/00.

4. "Educational Materials Development for Organic Chemistry Instruction."
National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI).
Proposal submitted 6/00.

3. "Development of Internet Based Chemistry Instructional Materials."
Prentice Hall Publishing Company, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Award: US$ 2,000 toward graduate student support. 6/1/98-8/30/99.

2. "Development of CD-ROM Based Chemistry Instructional Matertials."
Prentice Hall Publishing Company, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Award: US$ 7,500 toward graduate student support. 6/1/98-12/31/98.

1. "Development of Hypermedia Based Chemistry Instruction"
MU Institute for Instructional Development (IID)
Award: US$ 18,000 plus departmental 1:1 matching. 1/1/98 - 6/30/99.