Skip to main content
Intellect

Annual University Conference honors outstanding faculty, staff

On Tuesday (Aug. 21), Brigham Young University President Cecil O. Samuelson welcomed faculty and staff members back to campus for the 2012 -2013 academic year during the Annual University Conference Opening Session.

In keeping with tradition, several outstanding BYU faculty, administrators and staff members were also honored.

J. Michael Pinegar, a professor of finance, was the recipient of this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, the university’s highest faculty honor, for his outstanding work as a scholar, teacher and administrator. He will deliver the annual address during a university forum assembly that will be announced later in the year.

D. Lynne Hansen, a long-time administrator for BYU Dining Services, received the Ben E. Lewis Management Award for administrative employees, and Carolyn Hanson, a staff member in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences, was given the Fred A. Schwendiman Award for staff employees.

Other awards and honors included:

• University Professorship: Gregory D. Clark, English.

• Alumni Professorship: Paul B. Farnsworth, chemistry and biochemistry.

• Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award: Rollin H. Hotchkiss, civil and environment engineering; E. Jeffrey Hill, Family Life; and Gordon B. Lindsay, health science.

• Karl G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award: Ray M. Merrill, health science; Karl F. Warnick, electrical and computer engineering; and Norman L. Jones, civil and environmental engineering.

• Karl G. Maeser Professional Faculty Excellence Award: Bruce L. Webb, plant and wildlife sciences.

• General Education Professorship: Robert B. McFarland, Germanic and Slavic languages.

• Abraham O. Smoot Citizenship Award: Shauna C. Anderson Young, microbiology and molecular biology.

• Wesley P. Lloyd Award for Distinction in Graduate Education: Tina T. Dyches, counseling psychology and special education.

• Phi Kappa Phi Award: E. James Nelson, civil and environmental engineering.

• Religious Education Transfer Professor: Kenneth A. Solen, chemical engineering.

• Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award: Rachel J. Tomco, physiology and developmental biology, and Jane H. Wise, law school.

• Alcuin Fellowship: Megan S. Jones, theatre and media arts; Kristin L. Matthews, English; Cinzia D. Noble, French and Italian languages; Carl Sederholm, humanities, classics and comparative literature; and Charles L. Swift, ancient scripture.

• Young Scholar Awards: Jeremy N. Grimshaw, School of Music; Steven L. Petersen, plant and wildlife sciences; and Eric K. Ringger, computer science.

• BYU Class of 1949 Young Faculty Award: Grant G. Schultz, civil and environmental engineering.

• Sponsored Research Recognition Award: Thomas H. Fletcher, chemical engineering.

• Technology Transfer Award: Thomas W. Sederbeg, computer science.

• Creative Works Award: Keith A. Crandall and C. Riley Nelson, biology; and Brian F. Woodfield, chemistry and biochemistry.

• Teaching and Learning Fellowship: Randal W. Beard, electrical and computer engineering; Cassy Budd, School of Accountancy; and Len B. Novilla, health science.

• President’s Appreciation Award for administrative and staff employees: Brooke Anderson, Registrar’s Office; Cheryl Deming, Health Center; Robert H. Goodwin, custodial; Nancy J. Hamberlin, law school; Harold Hendricks, Humanities Technology Research Support Center; Christine Roundy, Marriott School; Laurie Weisler, geography; and Matthew Wilkinson, OIT Core Services.

 

Michael Pinegar.jpg

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
November 17, 2020
Ziauddin Yousafzai, educator and social activist, delivered the forum address on Nov. 17.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
November 12, 2020
Online therapy boasts a number of benefits, including eliminated wait times, increased accessibility, lower cost, anonymity and the ability to self-pace.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
November 11, 2020
After years of engineering, testing and coordinating with engineers from NASA’s Launch Services Program, Brigham Young University students have created a cube satellite that will launch into space on an official NASA mission later this year.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=