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Convocation 2016

Best of A&S Awarded at Faculty Convocation

faculty honors medallion ttuFaculty in the College of Arts & Sciences , as well a faculty of other TTU colleges, were awarded for their achievements during the 2016 Faculty Honors Convocation April 21 in the Student Union Building Ballroom. Provost Lawrence Schovanec announced the winners, and Interim President John Opperman presented medallions for some awards and certificates for others.

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President's Excellence in Teaching Awards

TTU Interim President Opperman with Clinical Psychology Professor Catherine Epkins

Catherine Epkins
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences

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TTU President Opperman with Chemistry Professor Dimitri Pappas

Dimitri Pappas
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Interim President John Opperman with History Professor Alan Barenberg

 Alan Barenberg
Associate Professor of History
Department of History

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Chemistry Professor David Birney, TTU

David Birney
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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TTU President Opperman with Geosciences Professor Gary Elbow

Gary Elbow
Professor of Geosciences
Department of Geosciencesand also Honors College

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President's Academic Achievement Awards

TTU president Opperman and Philosophy Professor Roman Taraban

Roman Taraban
Professor of Experimental Psychology
and Associate Department Chair
Department of Psychological Sciences

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President's Book Awards

TTU President Opperman and Hisotry Professor Alan Barenberg

 Alan Barenberg
Associate Professor of History
Department of History

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TTU President Opperman and English Professor and Chair Bruce Clarke

Bruce Clarke
Horn Professor of Literature & Science
and also Department Chair
Department of English

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TTU President Opperman and English Professor Curtis Bauer

Curtis Bauer
Associate Professor of English
Department of English

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TTU President Opperman and Biology Professor Lewis Held

Lewis Held
Associate Professor of Developmental Genetics
Department of Biological Sciences

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President's Excellence in Commercialization Award

Professor Seshadri Ramkumar TTU

Seshadri Ramkumar
Professor of Countermeasures to Chemical & Biological Threats,
Nonwovens & Advanced Materials
Department of Environmental Toxicology

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Texas Tech Alumni Association
New Faculty Awards

TTU President with Professor Mike Parent

Mike Parent
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences

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Professor Matt Stock, TTU

Matt Stock
Assistant Professor of Human Performance
Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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Texas Tech Parents Association
Barnie E. Rushing, Jr.
Faculty Distinguished Research Award

STEM Disciplines

Professor Yehia Mechref TTU

Yehia Mechref
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Social Science, Humanities, and Creative Arts Disciplines

TTU President with Professor Kelly Cukrowicz

Kelly Cukrowicz
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences

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Emeritus Faculty Certificates

  • Robert Baker, Horn Professor Emeritus of Biology
  • Allan Kuethe, Horn Professor Emeritus of History
  • Larry Mayer, Horn Professor Emeritus of Political Science
  • Kent Pearce, Horn Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

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Recognition of Paul Whitfield Horn Professors

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Horn Professor Graduate Achievement Award

PhD Student Joshua de la Rosa Prada, TTU, photo by Toni Salama

Jose De La Rosa Prada
Ph.D. Student in the Spanish Program
Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures

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Chancellor's Council
Distinguished Research Awards

Professor Brian Ancell, TTU

Brian Ancell
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science
Department of Geosciences

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Professor Katharine Hayhoe, TTU

Katharine Hayhoe
Associate Professor of Political Science
and also Director of the TTU Climate Science Center
Department of Political Science

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Texas Tech Parents Association
Faculty Distinguished Service Award

Professor Aliza Wong, TTU

Aliza Wong
Associate Professor of History
and also Associate Dean of the Honors College
Department of History

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Professor Patricia DeLucia, TTU

Patricia DeLucia
Professor of Psychology
and also Associate Vice President for Research, Faculty Affairs
Department of Psychological Sciences

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Gloria Lyerla Memorial Library
Research Travel Grant

Scott Baugh
Associate Professor
Department of English

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