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UIS holds annual Faculty Recognition Luncheon

November 6, 2007

Contact: Donna McCracken, 217/206-6716, dmccr1@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD – Outstanding accomplishments of faculty at the University of Illinois at Springfield were recognized at the fifteenth Faculty Recognition Luncheon, held October 31 in the Public Affairs Center at UIS. The annual event recognizes the scholarly achievements of current and emeriti faculty for the previous calendar year.

The program pays tribute to faculty members for achievements in such areas as research, published articles and other writing, creative works, grants, book reviews, and professional presentations.

Following are award categories and the faculty members who were recognized.

University Scholar: Barbara Burkhardt

Articles: Leonard Branson, Keith Burton, Hua Chen, Vickie Cook, Jeffrey Decker, Lan Dong, Pamela Doughman, Lynn Fisher, James Hall, Shahram Heshmat, Ranjan Karri, Denise Keele, Michael Lemke, Hao Ma, Amy McEuen, Keith Miller, Sandra Mills, Bonnie Moe, Christopher Mooney, Karen Mooney, Patrick Mullen, Rosina Neginsky, Maggie Noe, Phillip Paludan, Sangeeta Parameshwar, Carolyn Peck, William Phillips, Sheryl Reminger, Judith Sage, Pamela Salela, Nancy Scannell, Peter Shapinsky, Carrie Switzer, Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, Annette Van Dyke, Lucia Vazquez, Charles Wheeler, Cindy Wilson, Robert Wright

Books: Hao Ma, Donald Morris

Book Chapters: William Carpenter, Tansu Demir, Lynn Fisher, Brian Gillis, Roxanne Kurtz, Ramona McNeal, Keith Miller, Patrick Mullen, Brent Never, Ratko Orlandic, Annette Van Dyke, Yang Zhang

Books Edited: Roxanne Kurtz

Book Reviews: Carolyn Peck, Pamela Salela, Nancy Scannell, Anthony Sisneros, Theresa Sullivan Stewart

Creative Works: Brian Gillis, Mike Miller, Nancy Perkins, Dennis Rendleman, Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson

Internet Review: Pamela Salela

Invited Lectures: Barbara Burkhardt, Jeffrey Chesky, Peter Shapinsky, Annette Van Dyke

Presentations: Kimberly Armstrong, Harshavardhan Bapat, Leonard Bogle, Leonard Branson, Barbara Burkhardt, Keith Burton, Donna Bussell, William Carpenter, Julie Chapman, Hua Chen, Michael Cheney, Jeffrey Chesky, Vickie Cook, Sara Cordell, Scott Day, Jeffrey Decker, Lan Dong, Keenan Dungey, Lynn Fisher, Wayne Gade, Brian Gillis, Richard Gilman-Opalsky, Michele Gribbins, Kathy Guthrie, James Hall, Neil Headman, Kristen Hefley, Jennifer Herring, Kathy Jamison, Carol Jessup, Ranjan Karri, Nithyakala Karuppaswamy, Denise Keele, Karen Kirkendall, Sharron La Follette, Jung Wook Lee, Michael Lemke, Larry Livingston, Hao Ma, Martin Martsch, Daniel Matthews, Amy McEuen, Ramona McNeal, Loretta Meeks, Keith Miller, Mike Miller, Tim Miller, Sandra Mills, Bonnie Moe, Christopher Mooney, Karen Mooney, Karen Moranski, Calvin Mouw, Rosina Neginsky, Brent Never, Tung Nguyen, Maggie Noe, Ratko Orlandic, Sangeeta Parameshwar, Carolyn Peck, Jonathan Perkins, William Phillips, Carol Rankin, Sheryl Reminger, Dennis Rendleman, Janis Rose, Hazel Rozema, Judith Sage, Pamela Salela, Ray Schroeder, Peter Shapinsky, Larry Stonecipher, Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, Holly Thompson, Gary Trammell, Annette Van Dyke, Lucia Vazquez, James Veselenak, Pinky Wassenberg, Ryan Williams, Cindy Wilson, Yang Zhang

Research Report: Brent Never, Ratko Orlandic, William Phillips

Other: Michael Cheney, Jeffrey Chesky, Hao Ma, Mike Miller, Christopher Mooney, Patrick Mullen, Maggie Noe, Jonathan Perkins, Dennis Rendleman, Judith Sage, Theresa Sullivan Stewart



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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