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Hastings College names faculty honors at its annual Honors Convocation
Faculty and advisor honors were named during the annual Hastings College Honors Convocation, at 10 a.m., Friday, May 13 in French Memorial Chapel.
Award recipients are listed below with their titles and award information included.
Distinguished Senior Faculty Award
Dr. John Bohmfalk, Hastings College professor of biology
The Distinguished Senior Faculty Award is funded by Hal Dittmer ’62, 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.
J. Kent and Normalee Stadler Faculty Achievement Award
Dr. Kathryn “Kass” Rempp, Hastings College professor of teacher education and chair of the department
Mr. Thomas Kreager, Hastings College professor of art
All full-time faculty members are eligible for the Faculty Achievement Award that includes a $3000 award funded by Hastings College alumni Kent and Normalee Stadler of Lincoln. The recipient must have demonstrated significant and meritorious achievement in teaching. Students, faculty and staff make the nominations.
Vondrak Outstanding Advisor Award
Ms. Darci Karr – Hastings College assistant professor of teacher education and computer science/graduate studies coordinator
All full-time faculty and staff with academic advising duties are eligible for this honor that includes a $1,000 award. The recipient must have demonstrated high standards in academic advising and outstanding service to the campus community.
2011-12 ALS Invited Faculty Lecturers
Rev. Dr. W. Carter Aikin, Hastings College director of the Center for Vocation, Faith and Service/assistant professor of religion and philosophy
Mr. Benjamin Waller, Hastings College assistant professor of English
The Artist Lecture Series (ALS) lecturers are nominated by faculty members and selected by a vote of the student body each year. The chosen lecturers present an all-campus talk on a topic of their choice.
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,190 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.