2015 Faculty Day Award Recipients

Awards Ceremony and Reception

Student Center
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
4:00 to 4:45 p.m.
Ⓟ Penthouse

The Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award

Jennifer Ball, Art
Myles Bassell, Business Management

  • 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.li>

Award for Excellence in Teaching for a Full-time Faculty Member

Catherine McEntee, Biology

  • 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 Teaching for a Part-time Faculty Member

Margaret Araneo, Theater

  • The award, in the amount of $5,000, 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.

Outstanding Graduate Deputy Award

Michael Rawson, History

  • This award recognizes a member of the graduate faculty and acknowledges their extraordinary contribution to the college as teacher, adviser and mentor to students in their capacity of Graduate Deputy. The award establishes a $1,500 expense account to fund faculty travel, provide materials to support their graduate program, or support the research agenda of their students.li>

Award for Excellence in Academic Outcomes Assessment

Dov Fischer, Accounting
Hershey Friedman, Business Management

  • The award establishes a $2,500 expense/reimbursement account and is presented annually to a full-time faculty member, or faculty team, for extraordinary contributions in championing academic outcomes assessment at Brooklyn College.

Award for Excellence in Creative Achievement

Archie Rand, Art

  • The award in the amount of $5,000 will be presented annually to a full-time faculty member of Brooklyn College for creative or artistic work.

Award for Excellence in Research

Frederick Wasser, Television and Radio

  • The award in the amount of $5,000 will be presented annually to a full-time faculty member of Brooklyn College for outstanding scholarly work in his or her discipline.

Eric M. Steinberg Award for College Citizenship

Maria Perez y Gonzalez, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

  • 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.

Reception

Approximately 4:45 p.m. (following the awards ceremony) to 6:30 p.m.
Ⓟ Penthouse