The Heidelberg community extends big congratulations to four faculty members, who were honored for their excellence in teaching, research, commitment to the humanities and distinguished service.
The annual faculty awards were presented last Friday (Feb. 22) at a dinner with their colleagues and members of the Board of Trustees, who were on campus for their winter meetings last weekends.
This year’s winners are:
- Dr. Michele Castleman (education) – the Ream-Paradiso Distinguished Teaching Award
- Dr. Justin Pruneski (biology) – the Distinguished Scholarship/Research Award
- Dr. Brian Haley (education) – the Jane Frost Kalnow Professorship in the Humanities
- Dr. David Kimmel (English) –the Distinguished Service Award
Each of the award recipients shared remarks, advice and appreciation for teaching, research and service to students as part of the program. During the dinner, President Rob Huntington gave a welcome and remarks and Board Chair Kathy Geier also shared her thoughts.
The Ream-Paradiso Teaching Award was first presented in 1996 and the Distinguished Scholarship/Research Award in 1999. This is the 19th year for the Frost-Kalnow Professorship and the second year for the Distinguished Service Award.