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Faculty and Staff Awards - Past Recipients

2015

Teaching

Early Career Award for Achievement in Teaching

Catherine Waitinas (English) 

Richard K. Simon Award for Outstanding Career Achievement in Teaching 

Tal Scriven (Philosophy) 

 

Scholarship (Research and Creative Activity)

Early Career Award for Achievement in Scholarship

Sarah Bridger (History) 

 

Service

Richard K. Simon Award for Outstanding Career Achievement in Institutional/Professional Service

Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti (Psychology & Child Development) 

Early Career Award for Achievement in Institutional/Professional Service

Regulus Allen (English) and Kate Murphy (History) 

 

Lecturer Awards

Outstanding Career Achievement in Teaching by a Lecturer Award

Susan Brock (Communication Studies) 

 

Staff Awards

Outstanding Career Achievement Award

Korla McFall (Graphic Communication) 

 

Excellence Award

Terry Goetz (Psychology & Child Development) 

 

University Awards

2014-15 University Distinguished Teaching Award 

Dustin Stegner (English) 

2014-15 President’s Diversity Award - Faculty 

José Navarro (English) 

University Housing Learning Community Partner of the Year - Trinity Award 

Penny Bennett (Graphic Communication) 

 

Service to the College

Outgoing Department Chairs & Program Coordinators

Elizabeth Lowham (Center for Expressive Technologies) 

Jean Williams (Political Science) 

  • Outstanding Teaching - Brad Campbell, English Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Julie Garcia, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Service - Harvey Levenson, Graphic Communication Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Tom Dresel, CLA Technician
  • Outstanding Achievement - Jennifer Hodges, CLA Technician
     

2014

Teaching

Early Career Award for Achievement in Teaching

Matthew Moore (Political Science)

 

Scholarship (Research and Creative Activity)

Early Career Award for Achievement in Scholarship

Matthew Hopper (History)

 

Service

Richard K. Simon Award for Outstanding Career Achievement in Institutional/Professional Service

Tal Scriven (Philosophy)

Early Career Award for Achievement in Institutional/Professional Service

Elizabeth Lowham (Political Science)

 

Innovation

Dean’s Innovation Award

Grace Yeh (Ethnic Studies)

 

Lecturer Awards

Outstanding Career Achievement in Teaching by a Lecturer Award

Jennifer Lewis (Social Sciences)

Erin Martin-Elston (English)

 

Staff Awards

Outstanding Career Achievement Award

Andrea Nash (Women’s & Gender Studies)

Excellence Award

Elena Scanu (Psychology & Child Development)

 

 

Service to the College

Outgoing Department Chairs & Program Coordinators

Art & Design | Eric Johnson

History | Andrew Morris

Liberal Arts & Engineering Studies | Jane Lehr

Psychology & Child Development | Gary Laver

Theatre & Dance | Tim Dugan

Women’s & Gender Studies | Thomas Trice

 


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2013

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Jennifer Jipson, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Teaching - Tom Trice, History Department and Interim Chair of Women's & Gender Studies Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Richard Besel, Communications Department
  • Outstanding Service - Brenda Helmbrecht, English Department

 

Outstanding Lecturer Award

  • Christine Shea - Communication Studies and Women's & Gender Studies

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Sheryl Frisch, Visual Resource Specialist, Art & Design Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Denise Leader-Stoeber, Program Manager, Cal Poly Arts

 


 

2012

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Brad Campbell, English Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Julie Garcia, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Service - Harvey Levenson, Graphic Communication Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Tom Dresel, CLA Technician
  • Outstanding Achievement - Jennifer Hodges, CLA Technician
     

 

2011

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Stephen Lloyd-Moffett, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Doug Keesey, English Department
  • Outstanding Service - Jane Lehr, Ethnic Studies Department
  • Outstanding Service - Gary Laver, Psychology & Child Development Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Lourdes Greenberg, Modern Languages & Literatures Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Stephanie Murawski, Journalism Department/Mustang Daily
     

 

2010

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Bernard C. Duffy, Communication Studies Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Alvin J. Schnupp, Theatre & Dance Department
  • Outstanding Service - W. Terrence Spiller, Music Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - David Beals, Spanos Theatre
  • Outstanding Achievement - Jeff Van Kleeck, Art & Design Department
     

 

2009

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Shawn Burn, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Patrick Lin, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Service - Alyson McLamore, Music Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Terry J. San Filippo, Dean's Office
  • Outstanding Achievement - Melissa Bodin, Dean's Office
     

 

2008

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Anika Leithner, Political Science Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Terry Jones, Social Sciences Department
  • Outstanding Service - Mary Armstrong, Women's & Gender Studies Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Kathleen Severn, English Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Margie Valine, Dean's Office
     

 

2007

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Kendrick Walker, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Craig Russell, Music Department
  • Outstanding Service - Carolyn Stefanco, History Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Valerie Bluett, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Cindy Decker, Journalism Department, and Connie Davis, English Department
     

 

2006

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Mary Armstrong, English and Women's & Gender Studies Departments
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Craig Arceneaux, Political Science Department
  • Outstanding Service - Jim Conway, Communication Studies Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Juanita Minor, Dean's Office
  • Outstanding Achievement - Paul Bittick, Mustang Daily
     

 

2005

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Mark Roberts, English Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Michael Miller, Art & Design Department
  • Outstanding Service - Don Ryujin, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor - Lorraine Donegan, Graphic Communication

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Steve Davis, Dean's Office
  • Outstanding Achievement - Yolanda Tiscareno, Ethnic Studies Department
     

 

2004

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Chuck Slem, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship or Creative Activity - Shawn Burn, Psychology & Child Development Department
  • Outstanding Service - Linda Bomstad, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor - William Preston, Social Sciences

 


 

2003

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Basil Fiorito, Psychology Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Dan Levi, Psychology Department
  • Outstanding Service - Clif Swanson, Music Department, and Maria Junco, Theatre & Dance Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Andrea Nash, Women’s Studies
  • Outstanding Achievement - Robert Pinkin, Graphic Communication Department
     

 

2002

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Greg Barata, Music Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Steve Marx, English Department
  • Outstanding Service - Kathleen Friend and Susan Duffy, Liberal Studies Department
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor - Kathryn Rummell, English

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Peter Wilt, Cal Poly Arts
  • Outstanding Achievement - Benjamin Reveley, Music Department
     

 

2001

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Maliha Zulfacar, Social Sciences Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Bernard Duffy, Speech Communication Department
  • Outstanding Service - Doug Keesey, English Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Donetta Rosson, Liberal Studies
  • Outstanding Achievement - Joanne Dill, Dean’s Office
     

 

2000

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Paul Hiltpold, History Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Laurence Houlgate, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Service - Dianne Long, Political Science Department, and Al Schnupp, Theatre & Dance Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Kurt O. Brown, Art & Design Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Michele Abba, Music Department
     

 

1999

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Ned Schultz, Psychology Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - George Cotkin, History Department
  • Outstanding Service - William Martinez, Modern Languages & Literatures Department

 

Staff Awards

  • Continuing Excellence - Druci Reese, Music Department
  • Outstanding Achievement - Carson Crain, Dean’s Office
     

 

1998

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Charles Hagen, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Larry Inchausti, English Department
  • Outstanding Service - Donald Floyd
     

 

1997

Richard Keller Simon Faculty Recognition Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching - Paul Miklowitz, Philosophy Department
  • Outstanding Scholarship - Patrice Engle, Psychology Department
  • Outstanding Service - Diane Michelfelder

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