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May 11, 2007 - Hastings College faculty honored at convocation
Several Hastings College faculty members were recognized Friday, May 11, at the annual Honors Convocation in French Memorial Chapel.
Dr. Antje Anderson received the Faculty Achievement Award. All full-time faculty are eligible for this award, which includes a $2,500 cash award provided by Sodexho, the college’s food service. The recipient must have demonstrated significant and meritorious achievement in teaching. Students, faculty and staff make the nominations.
Anderson, associate professor of English, has been a faculty member since 2001. She earned master’s degrees at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ky.; and the University of Hamburg, Germany; and a doctorate at Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Dr. Judy Hall received the Vondrak Outstanding Advisor Award. Full-time faculty and staff with academic advising duties are eligible for this honor, which includes a $1,000 cash award. The recipient must have demonstrated high standards in academic advising and outstanding service to the campus community.
Hall, associate professor of teacher education, joined the faculty in 2001. She completed a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; a master’s degree at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; and a doctoral degree at the University of Colorado, Denver.
Jim Boeve received the Distinguished Senior Faculty Award funded by Hal Dittmer ’62, Sacramento, Calif., and chair of the Hastings College Board of Trustees. The $5,000 award is presented to a faculty member who has dedicated at least 15 years of professional service to Hastings College. The winner also must demonstrate a sustained commitment to quality teaching and to campus and community service.
Boeve is assistant professor of sociology and head baseball coach. A faculty member since 1989, he completed a bachelor of arts degree at Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa; and a master’s degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Chosen as 2007-08 Artist Lecture Symposium (ALS) invited faculty lecturers were Anderson and Dr. John Kuehn. The lecturers are nominated by faculty members and selected by a vote of the student body.
Kuehn, assistant professor of biology, joined the faculty in 2004. He completed undergraduate work at Hastings College and received a doctor of veterinary medicine at Kansas State University, Manhattan.