Awards Ceremony and Reception
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Penthouse, 3:45 p.m.
Award for Excellence in Teaching for a Part-time Faculty Member
Soha Ghallab, Accounting
presented by Andrew Arlig, Philosophy
The award, in the amount of $3,500, will be presented annually to a part-time (adjunct) faculty member for his or her demonstrated excellence in teaching and recognizes the important contributions made by adjunct faculty to teaching and learning at Brooklyn College.
Award for Excellence in Teaching for a Full-time Faculty Member
Rona Miles, Psychology
presented by Christine Vitrano, Philosophy
The award in the amount of $5,000 will be presented annually to a full-time faculty member for his or her demonstrated excellence in teaching at Brooklyn College.
Award for Excellence in Creative Achievement
Robert Viscusi, English and the Wolfe Institute
presented by Sharon Zukin, Sociology
The award in the amount of $5,000 will be presented annually to a full-time faculty member of Brooklyn College for creative work in his or her artistic or scholarly field.
Eric M. Steinberg Award for College Citizenship
Barbara Winslow, Secondary Education
presented by George Rodman, Television and Radio
The award in the amount of $5,000 will be presented annually to a full-time faculty member for meritorious service chiefly to Brooklyn College, but also for fulfillment of the college's mission in its relationships with communities in the Greater New York area and beyond.
The Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award
Laura Rabin, Psychology
presented by Roberto Sanchez-Delgado, Chemistry
The Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award was established through a generous gift from Leonard Tow, a member of the Class of 1950 and a trustee of the Brooklyn College Foundation, in honor of his wife, Claire Tow, a member of the Class of 1952. The award recognizes a senior member of the faculty for outstanding qualities as a teacher and for being a role model to students and other faculty. It carries a stipend of $10,000, to be paid in one installment through the Brooklyn College Foundation.