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WSSU recognizes faculty excellence and service during 2019 awards ceremony

WSSU faculty visit vendors during Faculty Festival 2019, a daylong event that also included the faculty awards luncheon. 

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) recognized faculty for excellence in teaching, research and service during the annual Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 15.

Faculty Awards

Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, associate professor of Biological Sciences  

Wells Fargo Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Mesia Steed, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Teaching Awards and Recipients

John Fountain Master Teacher Award

Dr. Maria Ngu-Schwemlein, professor, Department of Chemistry

Bill Sheppard Master Teacher Award

Dr. Russell Smith, professor, Department of History, Politics and Social Justice

Willie Burke Master Teacher Award

Dr. Jack Monell, associate professor, Department of History, Politics and Social Justice

Wilma Lassiter Master Teacher Award

Dr. Eric Gréaux, associate professor, Department of History, Politics and Social Justice

Joseph Patterson Master Teacher Award

Dr. Mark Hunnell, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics

B. Atkinson Distinguished Research Award

Dr. Fenghai Guo, associate professor, Department of Chemistry

Winston-Salem State University Students’ Choice Award

Dr. Exazevia Logan, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Retirement Recognition

Dr. Robert Herring, Department of Management, Marketing and MIS

Dr. Wanda Patterson, Department of Mathematics

Sponsored Programs First-Time Awardees

Dr. Louise Allen, Department of Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation

Dr. Amanda Price, Department of Exercise Science, Morehouse College School of Medicine

Dr. Jasmine Barber, Department of Nursing Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Dr. Sara Migliarese, Department of Physical Therapy, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Service Awards

30 Years of Service

  • D’Walla Simmons-Burke
  • Mak Khojasteh Siham Rahhal

20 Years of Service

  • William Carden
  • Christo Dichev
  • Judy Foxworth
  • Hamdy Radwan
  • David Stewart

15 Years of Service

  • John Adeyeye
  • James Armstrong
  • Diane Barber
  • Scott Betz
  • Cretson Dalmadge
  • Suresh Gopalan
  • Cecil Holland
  • LaVie Leasure
  • Michael Magruder
  • Edward Opoku-Dapaah
  • Tika Owens
  • Jesse Pittsley
  • Sheryl Smith
  • Okori Uneke
  • Cecile Yancu
  • Edward Zajicek

10 Years of Service

  • Lolita Chappel-Aiken
  • Jasmine Barber Gina
  • DeCelle Kurt Kornatz
  • Cheraton Love
  • Claudia Wilson
  • Chinyu Wu

5 Years Service 

  • Endia Beal
  • Lorrie Davis-Dick
  • Mahamadou Diaby-Kassamba
  • Breonte Guy
  • Hayley Jackson-Figueroa 
  • Kiboum Kim
  • Jennifer Martin
  • Lelita Roberts-McKelvin
  • Lakeisha Rogers
  • Christopher Wendt

MORE: Photos from 2019 Faculty Awards

The luncheon was part of a daylong Faculty Festival 2019, which also included faculty a vendor fair, faculty presentations and a faculty poster session. The event was presented by the Center for Innovative and Transformative Instruction (CITI).

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