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Call for nominations: Mario and Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching

for release:  Feb. 22 , 2010

MONMOUTH –Nominations are open for the annual Mario & Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is intended to provide recognition for faculty accomplishments in teaching, honoring work that engages and inspires students and increases their knowledge and interest in the profession, discipline or field. Nominations can be made by students, faculty or staff, and are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 12, to the Provost's Office, room 202E of the Administration Building.

Tenure track (assistant professor) and tenured (associate and full professor) are eligible for nomination. Previous recipients of the award are not eligible, and nominees must have taught for at least three consecutive years at the time of their nomination.

Recipients are chosen by a selection committee of four faculty members, two stduents, a representative from the Center for Teaching and Learning, and a representative from the Provost's Office. The committee meets to review the portfolio's of nominees and recommends a finalist to the President

The recipient of the Mario and Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching will be honored at a public event in May, along with the recipient of the Pastega Award for Excellence in Scholarship, at the faculty and staff awards ceremony, and as part of the Commencement activities on June 12, 2010.

Past recipients are listed below.

1986  Pat Gallagher
1987  Bonnie Staebler
1988  Roshani Shay
1989  Lewis Pennock
1990  Erhard Dortmund
1991  Cornelia Paraskevas
1992  Ajmer Singh
           Ray Brodersen
1993  Gary Huxford
1994  Joe Soldati
1995  Sandra Gish
1996  George Cabrera
1997  Ray Brodersen
1998  Denis Moran
1999  Kevin Walczyk
2000  Curtis Yehnert
2001  Jerry Braza
2002  Kimberly Jensen
2003  Lowell Spring
2004  Martha Sargent
2005  Diane Baxter
2006  Sharon Oberst
2007  Dean Braa
2008  Kit Andrews
2009  Jessica Henderson

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Blurb Nominations are open for the annual Mario & Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is intended to provide recognition for faculty accomplishments in teaching, honoring work that engages and inspires students and increases their knowledge and interest in the profession, discipline or field. Nominations can be made by students, faculty or staff, and are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 12, to the Provost's Office, room 202E of the Administration Building.
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