Binghamton University recognizes excellence


       Binghamton University recently presented 23 awards for excellence in teaching, internationalization, professional, community and classified service.

       The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching was presented to: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, associate professor of computer science in the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science; Sungdai Cho, associate professor of German, Russian and East Asian Languages; Wulf Kansteiner, associate professor of history and Judaic studies; Lindsay Lake Morgan, assistant professor in the Decker School of Nursing; Neil Christian Pages, associate professor in the Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages; and Beverly Rainforth, professor of special education in the School of Education.

       The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service was given to Leslie C. Lander, associate professor in the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science and Stephen A. Lisman, professor of psychology, director of the Psychological Clinic and former director of clinical training.

       The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for Scholarship and Creative Activities was awarded to: Thomas L. Dublin, professor of history; Kanad Ghose, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science; and Mark F. Lenzenweger, professor in the Department of Psychology.

       The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Services was presented to Elizabeth Carter, director of the Discovery Program, co-director of the Center for Learning and Teaching, adjunct faculty member in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Human Development, member of the Provost's Council, and Vice President for Student Affairs' Council and the Student Services Director's team; and Frances L. Goldman, assistant to the director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program and member of Harpur College Council.

       The University Award for Excellence in Classified Service was given to Annette M. Burnett, theatrical venue coordinator, and Michael E. Colwell.

       The Binghamton University Council and Foundation Awards were presented to: Margaret L. Kelly, director of special events in the Office of the President; Francine Montemurro, Office of Affirmative Action; and Jennifer B. Schorr, special assistant to the provost.

       Edward Weisband Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service or Contributions to Public Affairs was given to David K. Tanenhaus, ’74.

       The Glenn G. Bartle Distinguished Alumnus Award was presented to Joseph M. Bress, ’66.

       The Special Recognition Award was awarded to Ellen H. Badger, ’74, director of the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.

       The Admissions Volunteer Recognition Award was presented to Gil Dickoff ’83, ’84.

       The Distinguished Service Award was given to Dr. Douglas R. Kerr.

Last Updated: 9/17/13