The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

The 19th Annual Faculty Day Conference

Awards Ceremony and Reception

Student Center
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Penthouse, 3:45 p.m.

Award for Excellence in Teaching for a Part-Time Faculty Member

Michael Goyette, Classics

  • 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.

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

Susan Davis, Conservatory of Music

  • 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

Matthew Burgess, English

  • 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

Juergen Polle, Biology

  • 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

Louise Hainline, Psychology

  • 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.

Outstanding Graduate Deputy Award

Benzion Chanowitz, Psychology

  • This award recognizes a member of the graduate faculty and acknowledges their extraordinary contribution to the College as teacher, advisor, and mentor. 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.

The Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award

James Davis, English

  • 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.

Reception

Approximately 4:30 - 6 p.m. (following the awards ceremony)

Join the Faculty Day Chorus during the reception, accompanied by Len Fox and Nicholas Irons.