FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   Date: October 11, 2000

Contact: Lezli Austen

UIS holds 2000 Faculty Recognition Ceremony

SPRINGFIELD - Outstanding accomplishments of faculty at the University of Illinois at Springfield were recognized at the eighth annual Faculty Recognition Ceremony held on September 28 in the Public Affairs Center.

The program paid tribute to faculty members for their scholarly achievements pertaining to research, published articles and other writings, creative works, grants, book reviews, and presentations.

Following are award categories and faculty members who received recognition:

University Scholar: Keith Miller

Articles: Rachell Anderson, Peter Boltuc, Willa Bruce, Patricia Byrnes, Steven Egger, Dyanne Ferk, Paula Garrott, Rassule Hadidi, Hugh Harris, Ojoung Kwon, Michael Lemke, Thomas McCourt, Keith Miller, Christopher Mooney, Adil Mouhammed, Proshanta Nandi, David Olson, John Palmer, Michael Quam, Kent Redfield, Ronald Sakolsky, Nancy Scannell, Robert Schehr, Charles Schweighauser, Hammed Shahidian, Michael Theall, William Warren, Peter Wenz, Charles Wheeler, Vibert White, Robert Wright

Book: Frank Kopecky, Thomas McCourt, Ronald Sakolsky

Book Chapter(s): Anne Draznin, Ojoung Kwon, Keith Miller, Lynn Pardie, Annette Van Dyke

Book Edited: Lynn Pardie, Michael Theall

Book Review:  Rachell Anderson, Cecilia Stiles Cornell, Adil Mouhammed, Michael Quam, Hammed Shahidian, William Siles, Anthony Sisneros, Peter Wenz

Creative Works:  Robert Dixon, Vibert White

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Discussant:  Joy Benson, Apiwan Dejnaronk, Lee Frost-Kumpf, Barbara Hayler, Carol Jessup, Adil Mouhammed, John Nosari, John Palmer, Mark Puclik, Nancy Scannell, Baker Siddiquee, Anthony Sisneros, Pinky Wassenberg

Grants: Patricia Byrnes, Jeffrey Chesky, Ann Draznin, Barbara Hayler, Barbara Jensen, Daniel Matthews, Kent Redfield, Elaine Rundle-Schwark, Nancy Scannell, Gary Trammell, Pinky Wassenberg

Presentations:  Joy Benson, Peter Boltuc, Willa Bruce, Patricia Byrnes, Jeffrey Chesky, Allan Cook, Scott Day, Kathy DeBarr, Apiwan Dejnaronk, Robert Dixon, Anne Draznin, Steven Egger, Judith Ettinger, Dyanne Ferk, Lee Frost-Kumpf, Daniel Gallagher, Paula Garrott, Rassule Hadidi, Barbara Hayler, Carol Jessup, Richard Judd, Ojoung Kwon, Michael Lemke, Moshe Levin, Ardeshir Lohrasbi, Daniel Matthews, Thomas McCourt, Paul McDevitt, Keith Miller, Tim Miller, Sandra Mills, Christopher Mooney, Adil Mouhammed, Proshanta Nandi, Laurel Newman, John Nosari, David O'Gorman, Kenneth Oldfield, Donald O'Neal, Kris Powers,  Mark Puclik, Beverly Rivera, Hazel Rozema, Elaine Rundle-Schwark, Nancy Scannell, Robert Schehr, Hammed Shahidian, John Stroope, Michael Theall, Annette Van Dyke, Peter Wenz, Robert Wright

Research Project:  Leonard Branson

Research Report: Barbara Hayler, Ojoung Kwon, David Olson, Lynn Pardie, C. Joseph Wilkins

Review:  Frank Kopecky, Charles Schweighauser

Reviewer:  Joy Benson, Apiwan Dejnaronk, Dyanne Ferk, Ardeshir Lohrasbi, Paul McDevitt, Bonnie Moe, John Nosari, Mark Puclik, John Stroope, Robert Wright

Other: Rachell Anderson, Alfred Arkley, Joy Benson, Leonard Branson, Willa Bruce, Jeffrey Chesky, Allan Cook, Judith Ettinger, Dyanne Ferk, Daniel Gallagher, Rassule Hadidi, Carol Jessup, Richard Judd, Ojoung Kwon, Ardeshir Lohrasbi, Keith Miller, Tim Miller, Ted Mims, Bonnie Moe, Proshanta Nandi, Laurel Newman, David Olson, Mark Puclik, Ronald Sakolsky, Nancy Scannell, Charles Schweighauser, Hammed Shahidian, Anthony Sisneros, John Stroope, Pinky Wassenberg, Vibert White, C. Joseph Wilkins

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