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2022 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) Recipients

Sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association, the DTA is the university’s most prestigious honor in teaching. The award is presented annually to three full-time faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary teaching, whether it be in the classroom or online.

Linda A. Hoeptner Poling, Ph.D.Art, Kent Campus

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Linda A. Hoeptner Poling

Bradley S. Keefer, Ph.D.History, Ashtabula Campus

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Bradley S. Keefer

Cynthia J. Osborn, Ph.D.Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, Kent Campus

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Cynthia J. Osborn

 

Congratulations to the 2022 DTA Finalists

  • Lisa R. Audet, Ph.D., Health Sciences, Kent Campus
  • Lisa Borgerding, Ph.D., Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, Kent Campus
  • Kelly E. Cichy, Ph.D., Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, Kent Campus
  • Marie Gasper-Hulvat, Ph.D., Art, Stark Campus
  • Geoffrey S. Koby, Ph.D., Modern and Classical Languages, Kent Campus
  • John A. Lovell, Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Stark Campus
  • Michael J. Tubergen, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kent Campus
     

    View a list of past DTA recipients

    Nominate Your Favorite Faculty Member for the Distinguished Teaching Award

    Honor that unforgettable faculty member and share your favorite classroom memories of how they inspired you. Submit a nomination for the Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) today.

    Sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association, the DTA is the university’s most prestigious honor in teaching. The award is presented annually to three full-time faculty members who demonstrate extraordinary teaching in the classroom and devotion to touching the lives of students. Qualified nominees include Kent State tenure track faculty who are currently employed by the university.

    Nominations open on March 1 and are due by May 31. 

    Eligibility requirements include:

    1. A faculty member must have been on a full-time teaching contract at any Kent State University campus for a minimum of seven years, including the current academic year.
    2. A faculty member must have taught at least one course in two of the three semesters during each of those seven academic years. (For purpose of the awards, summer sessions are considered one semester and the academic year extends from the beginning of fall semester through summer session of the following calendar year.)
    3. Current Distinguished Teaching Award recipients are not eligible.

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