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Distinguished Teaching Award

Kent State University at Tuscarawas announces the Distinguished Teaching Award winners at the annual Spring Awards Ceremony. Nominations are accepted each spring.

Full Time Distinguished Teaching Nomination Form

Part Time Distinguished Teaching Nomination Form 

Initiated in 1979 by the Tuscarawas County University Foundation, the awards emphasize the importance placed on excellence in instruction at Kent State Tuscarawas. Students, alumni, faculty and administrators had the opportunity to nominate one full-time and one part-time faculty member for the awards.

For purposes of the award, a "distinguished teacher" is defined as one who possesses a comprehensive knowledge of the subject matter, organizes and presents the subject matter effectively, stimulates thinking, develops understanding, demonstrates resourcefulness and arouses interest.

 

Past Award Winners

Dr. Scott Keiller, associate professor of psychology, 2017 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Todd Colucy, adjunct faculty in accounting, 2017 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Christopher Roman, associate professor of English, 2016 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Todd Hartline, adjunct faculty in history, 2016 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Donald G. Gerbig, Jr., associate professor of biological sciences, 2015 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Michael Dunbar, adjunct faculty in geography, 2015 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Molly Wang, associate professor of chemistry, 2014 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Robert Newton, adjunct faculty in art history, 2014 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Beth Osikiewicz, associate professor of mathematics, 2013 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Tamara Benson, adjunct faculty in English, 2013 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Jeremy Green, assistant professor of geology, 2012 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Abby Contini, adjunct faculty in early childhood education, 2012 Part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Karen Powers, assistant professor of English, 2011 Full-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Todd Hartline, adjunct faculty in History - 2011 part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Steve Minnick, associate professor of physics, 2010 Full-time faculty Distinguished Teaching  

Tony Dallacheisa, adjunct faculty in English - 2010 part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Jim Kinsey, assistant professor of engineering - 2009 Full-time faculty Distinguished Teaching Award  

Dr. Dale Covy, adjunct faculty in veterinary technology - 2009 part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

David Graff, assistant professor of justice studies - 2008 full-time faculty Distinguished Teaching Award  

Eric Larson,adjunct faculty in English - 2008 part-time Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Bao Qi Feng, associate professor of mathematics, 2006-07 full-time faculty Distinguished Teaching Award  

Dr. Todd Hartline, adjunct faculty of history - 2006-07 part-time Distinguished Teaching Award.