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2015 Teaching Excellence Award Winners Honored

April 14, 2015

2015 Celebration of teaching excellence award winners included Rebecca Goldin, Karen Rosenblum, Rebecca Ericson, Nathalie Peixoto, Gerland Weatherspoon, Mihai Boicu, Lance Liotta, Sean Luke, Paul D’Andrea, Lila Flemming, Ian Ward, Joy Suh, Kamaleddine Tabine, Thomas Britt, Keith Renshaw, Pelin Kurtay. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

2015 Celebration of teaching excellence award winners included Rebecca Goldin, Karen Rosenblum, Rebecca Ericson, Nathalie Peixoto, Gerland Weatherspoon, Mihai Boicu, Lance Liotta, Sean Luke, Paul D’Andrea, Lila Flemming, Ian Ward, Joy Suh, Kamaleddine Tabine, Thomas Britt, Keith Renshaw, Pelin Kurtay. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

George Mason University’s Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence announced its 2015 award winners at a ceremony Monday, April 13, at the Center for the Arts.

Outstanding teaching is an integral part of Mason’s mission and is deserving of significant recognition. The Teaching Excellence Awards are both institutional recognition and a monetary acknowledgement of the significant work that faculty members devote to course planning and preparation; curriculum development; and innovative teaching, advising, and undergraduate and graduate mentoring.

University Teaching Excellence Award Winners

Tommy Britt, Film & Video Studies (CVPA)

Rebecca Ericson — General Education; School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (COS)

Sean Luke –Teaching with Technology; Computer Science (VSE)

Nathalia Peixoto; Electrical & Computer Engineering (VSE)

Keith Renshaw; Psychology (CHSS)

Girum Urgessa; Civil, Environmental, & Infrastructure Engineering (VSE)

Gerald Weatherspoon; Chemistry & Biochemistry (COS)

Kristien Zenkov; Graduate School of Education (CEHD)

Teachers of Distinction

Teachers of Distinction are faculty members who have been finalists for the Teaching Excellence Award, and who are recognized across campus for their exceptional teaching and their commitment to teaching-related activities.

Mihai Boicu; Applied Information Technology (VSE)

Lynne Scott Constantine; School of Art (CVPA)

Rebecca Goldin; Mathematical Sciences (COS)

Cortney Hughes-Rinker; Sociology & Anthropology (CHSS)

Pelin Kurtay; Electrical & Computer Engineering (VSE)

Ricardo Vivancos Pérez; Modern & Classical Languages (CHSS)

Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award Winners

Lila Fleming; Global & Community Health (CHHS)

Kamaleddine Tabine; Modern & Classical Languages (CHSS)

Ian Ward; Geography & Geoinformation Science (COS)

David J. King Teaching Award Winner

Karen Rosenblum; Sociology & Anthropology (CHSS)

Distinguished Library Faculty Award

Joy Suh

For more photos from the ceremony, click here.