Distinguished Teaching Award & Award of Distinction
2014 NominationsDeadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 14, 2014 at 5 p.m.
Kent State University at Stark students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for the Distinguished Teaching Award for full-time faculty and the Award of Distinction for adjunct (part-time) faculty at Kent State Stark.
Each spring these awards are presented to a full-time faculty and an adjunct faculty member for his or her superior classroom teaching. Award recipients will be announced during the first week of May. A selection committee consisting of Kent State Stark faculty and students will choose the recipients.
The following criteria is used in the selection process:
- Comprehensive knowledge of his or her field
- Effectiveness in organizing and presenting material
- Ability to stimulate thinking and develop understanding in students
- Ability to arouse student interest
- Demonstrated resourcefulness
Concern for students
These awards are not popularity contests. Simply submitting a faculty
member's name is not enough. Only those nominations which include at
least 50 words of supportive information will be forwarded to the selection
IMAGE: Submit DTA Nomination
Selection Committee Chair
Distinguished Teaching AwardIMAGE: Cremeans-Smith
Julie Cremeans-Smith, Ph.D.
Douglas Henry, M.S.
IMAGE: Matthew Lehnert
Matthew Lehnert, Ph.D.
Award of Distinction
IMAGE: Frank Alexander
Frank Alexander, M.B.A.