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Faculty Honors

  • University Pearson Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching
    • Layne Morsch (2019)
  • University Burks Oakley II Distinguished Online Teaching Award
    • Layne Morsch (2018)
  • College Faculty Excellence Awards
    • Teaching – Layne Morsch (2017)
    • Scholarship- Steven Johnson (2016)
  • University Spencer Faculty Award for Exemplary Service
    • Harshavardhan Bapat (2016)
  • Apple Distinguished Educator
    • Layne Morsch (2015)

Faculty News

Chemistry faculty receive CLAS Awards

The UIS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announced the 2016 recipients of the three faculty excellence awards on Friday October 21, 2016 with two professors from the Chemistry Department chosen for the awards. Dr. Keenan Dungey received the CLAS Faculty Excellence Award for Service and Dr. Stephen Johnson received the CLAS Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship. Congratulations to both professors on their achievements and recognition.

Dr. Dungey receiving the 2016 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Award for Service from Interim Dean Lucia Vazquez.
Dr. Dungey receiving the 2016 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Award for Service from Interim Dean Lucia Vazquez.
Dr. Johnson receiving the 2016 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship from Interim Dean Lucia Vazquez.
Dr. Johnson receiving the 2016 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship from Interim Dean Lucia Vazquez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr. Layne Morsch selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator

Dr. Layne Morsch, associate professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois Springfield has been selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2015. He was selected for this honor based on his incorporation of technology into his organic chemistry courses and in particular his use of iPads to engage students in the classroom as well as outside of class meetings.

More about Dr. Morsch’s work