TU Announces Faculty Award Recipients 2019

Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH--Tiffin University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Peter Holbrook presented five (5) awards to full-time faculty members on Friday, Oct. 18 at its annual Faculty Dinner. The five awards presented were: Excellence in Teaching; Excellence in Scholarship; Service to Campus; Service to Community and the Provost Award.

2019 Provost Award recipient Dr. Pete Piraino standing beside Dr. Lillian Schumacher and Dr. Peter Holbrook

Excellence in Teaching Award
2019 Recipient(s) - Dr. George Miller and Dr. Stephanie Opfer

Excellence in Teaching Award Criteria: stimulates intellectual curiosity in students, engage students in the learning process; engages students in the enterprise of learning and has a life-long impact; has concern for the welfare and future of students; has a solid command of the subject(s) taught; produces creative and imaginative presentations, excellent communication skills, and learning styles; and develops new courses with innovative pedagogical approaches.

Excellence in Scholarship Award
2019 Recipient - Dr. Lisa Kahle-Piasecki

Excellence in Scholarship Award Criteria: regional reputation in the field, including presentations; originality of research; published articles, book chapters; presentations at national conferences; quality of scholarly or creative achievements; contribution to the community in an intellectual capacity; role in furthering the research; collaborative nature of the research (colleagues & students).

Service to Campus Award
2019 Recipient - Dr. Michelle Maus

Service to Campus Award Criteria: assistance with campus and University-wide events; contribution to student service programs (student affairs); contributions to student retention; active involvement in committee work; evidence of faculty governance; student advising above and beyond normally acknowledged; service in academic professional organizations.

Service to Community Award
2019 Recipient - Professor Brad Rees

Service to Community Award Criteria: volunteer work with public and non-profit; contribution to student community service programs; enhancing the quality of life in the community through community service; consulting for small business, domestic and multi-national corporations; leadership within the community (Rotary, Kiwanis, The United Way, etc.).

Provost Award
2019 Recipient - Dr. Pete Piraino

Provost Award Criteria: exemplary contributions to TU as a full-time faculty member; a steward to the institution in all aspects of the Boyer Model; continuous demonstration of going above and beyond for the betterment of TU.

 

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Tiffin University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Peter Holbrook presented five (5) awards to full-time faculty members on Friday, Oct. 18 at its annual Faculty Dinner.

2019 Provost Award recipient Dr. Pete Piraino standing beside Dr. Lillian Schumacher and Dr. Peter Holbrook