2009 Distinguished Contributors

Picture of award winners
Susan Nash, Dale Pederson, Tracy Bibelnieks

Mentoring/Advising Award – Susan Nash, Nursing (left) and Dale Pederson, Biology (center)
Sustained excellence is demonstrated through deep conversation about and attention to vocation, career and student success overall; students are guided through the processes leading to successful and timely graduation; students recognize the attention and care provided by the nominee.

Teaching Award – Tracy Bibelnieks, Mathematics (right)
Sustained excellence is demonstrated through syllabi, course materials and grading patterns reflecting effective teaching and learning; exemplary work in both content and pedagogy is supported by evidence from the department chair, colleagues and students.