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UVa-Wise faculty receive Harrison awards

Several members of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise faculty were presented with faculty awards on May 14.
 
Harrison awardsProfessors Marla Weitzman and Debra Carter received the Outstanding Teaching Award, presented to a faculty member who excels in classroom teaching and who works particularly well with students.
Professor Chris Scalia received the Outstanding Service Award, given to those who have made significant contributions to UVa-Wise and the community.
 
Professor Amy Clark received the Outstanding Research and Publication Award, earned by faculty members who have made significant contributions to published research in his or her discipline.
 

Professor Wally Smith received the Mentoring Undergraduate Research Award, presented to a faculty member who fosters relationships with undergraduates that results in research appropriate for publication or public presentation.
 
Professor Yenli Yeh received the Outstanding Advising Award, presented to a faculty member who has provided exceptional service to students through advising and related activities that support the academic program.


Professor Kevin Jones received the Distinguished Professor Award, presented to a faculty member who has given outstanding service in many areas of the academic program over a long period of time.

 

Professor Eric Smith received the Student Government Association’s Professor of the Year award.
 

The late Thomas Galyean was posthumously awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Academic Mission award for his work finding funding sources and grants to assist the faculty. The award, which will be given to his family, will now officially be named the Thomas Galyean Outstanding Contribution to the Academic Mission award.

Professors Brian McKnight and Michael McNulty received special recognition for being nominated for the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia’s 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award.