Distinguished Teaching Award & Award of Distinction
2015 NominationsDeadline to submit nominations is Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 11:59 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
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.