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Teaching and Research Awards Ceremony Honors Outstanding OHIO Teachers

Posted: April 16, 2022


Author: Staff Reports

Ohio University celebrated outstanding faculty members at the Faculty Teaching and Research Awards Recognition Ceremony on March 29.

During the ceremony, winners were recognized in a wide range of categories.

“Regardless of their spheres of interest, all the finalists and winners of tonight’s award have something essential in common, they are dedicated to excellence in what they do and do their best to serve our community. academic,” said Katie Hartman, vice provost for faculty development. . “My thanks to all faculty for their tireless efforts and commitment to Ohio University.”

The winners are listed below.

Pictured are Professor Katherine Jellison, Carly Leatherwood and Associate Professor Elizabeth Beverly
The top 5 OHIO faculty journalists for most media placements in 2020 were History Professor Katherine Jellison, Associate Professor of Sports Management David Ridpath, Associate Professor of Health Policy Daniel Skinner, Professor of Anatomical Sciences Patrick O’Connor and Associate Professor and Heritage Faculty. Elizabeth Beverly Behavioral Diabetes Endowed Fellowship. Pictured, left to right, Jellison, executive director of communications services Carly Leatherwood and Beverly. For more information, see the Faculty Newsmakers website.
The 2020-21 Presidential Research Fellows
The 2020-21 Presidential Research Fellows could not be honored in person in 2021, so they were recognized at this event. The winners are (left to right) Shiyong Wu, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the College of Arts and Sciences, Susan Williams, professor of anatomy and associate dean of faculty at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Devika Chawla, professor of communication studies at Scripps College of Communication. Robert Ingram, professor of history at the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics, and Institutions, and Kevin Mattson, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at the College of Arts and sciences, are not represented. For more information, see this OHIO News article.
The 2021-22 Presidential Research Fellows are featured with their awards.
The 2021-22 Presidential Research Fellows are (pictured left to right) Adam Rapp, Ralph and Luci Schey Professor of Sales and Executive Director of the Ralph and Luci Schey Center of Sales at the College of Business, Benjamin Bates, the Barbara Geralds Schoonover Professor Health Communication at Scripps College of Communication, Jason Trembly, Russ Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Russ College of Engineering and Technology and Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment, Arthur Smith, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the College of Arts and Sciences, and Julie Roche, professor of physics and astronomy at the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Institute for Nuclear and Particle Physics. For more on the 2021-22 Presidential Research Fellows, check out this article from OHIO News.
Dr China Billotte Verhoff
The 2022 Chairs & Directors Emerging Leadership Award winner is China Billotte Verhoff, assistant professor of interpersonal communication in the School of Communication Studies at Scripps College of Communication. This was the inaugural year of this award which recognizes outstanding trainee tenure-track faculty who have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in their department/school, college, university and/or in the wider academic community. . Billotte Verhoff has been recognized as an effective and engaging teacher, expert scholar, and emerging leader in inclusive pedagogy.
Dr Frances Wymbs
Frances Wymbs, assistant professor of primary care at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, is the recipient of the 2022 MAC Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Achievement. Wymbs has been recognized for her commitment to student success, inclusion and appreciation of CMA core values, for mentoring and teaching undergraduate, graduate and medical students how to deliver evidence-based treatments, and for conducting clinical research for young people with social, emotional, and behavioral problems. For more on Wymbs, check out this OHIO News article.
Dr. Rebecca Barlag
The Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes excellence in teaching and meritorious academic pursuits inside and outside the classroom, as recognized by peers and students. The 2020 and 2022 winners were honored this year. The 2020 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching was awarded to Associate Professor of Chemistry Education and Director of BS Forensic Chemistry at the College of Arts and Sciences Rebecca Barlag. Barlag has been recognized for being an exemplary teacher and for consistently demonstrating a deep commitment to student success. This OHIO News article provides additional information on the award.
Tom Marchese
The recipient of the 2022 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence is Associate Professor of Teaching Tom Marchese, who is also Director of the Professional Masters of Business Administration Program and Associate Director of the Honors Program at the College of Business. Marchese has been recognized for his exceptional commitment to student engagement by incorporating real-world examples in the classroom, emphasizing experiential and applied learning practices, and mentoring students inside and out. outside the classroom. This OHIO News article provides additional information on the award.
The 2022-23 University Teachers' Award winners Jacqueline Yahn, Tony Vinci and Christi Camper Moore
The University Professor Award recognizes outstanding teaching at Ohio University. Undergraduates award four tenure-track professors with the honor of college professor each year. Award winners then have the freedom to develop and teach a course of their choice over the following year. The winners of the 2022-23 College Teacher Awards are (left to right) Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Jacqueline Yahn, Associate Professor of English Tony Vinci and Assistant Professor of Dance, Head of Administration of art Christi Camper Moore. Assistant Professor of Marketing and Director of the Center for Consumer Research & Analytics Jacob Lee Hiler is not pictured. For more information, see this OHIO News article.
2020 Presidential Teacher Award winners Linda Rice and Geoff Buckley.
The 2020 Presidential Teacher Award winners could not be recognized in person in 2020, so they were also honored at the ceremony. The winners are (left to right) English teacher Linda Rice and geography teacher Geoff Buckley. For more information, see this OHIO News article.
2022 Presidential Teacher Award winners Adam Rapp and Kamile Geist
The 2022 Presidential Teacher Award recipients are (left to right) Ralph and Luci Schey, Sales Teacher and Executive Director of the Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Center, Adam Rapp and Professor and Chair, Music Therapy at the School of Music, and Director of Arts in Health at the College of Fine Arts Kamile Geist. Geist has been recognized for providing a safe and inclusive learning environment to introduce accessible learning concepts to multiple learning styles and to interact with students inside and outside the classroom. Rapp has been recognized for integrating applied learning into the classroom experience to emphasize hands-on, experiential learning and fostering a supportive learning climate for all students. For more information, see this OHIO News article.