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Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 06 - October 2, 1997

Founders Day awards will be presented on April 3, 1998. Following is a list of awards presented at Founders Day, number of awards given, type of award, contact person, department of contact person, phone number of contact person, and deadlines for nominations. University Relations must have the names of the recipients of these awards no later than Feb. 13, 1998.


Name of Award Number Given Award Contact Person Department Phone Nomination
Number Deadline
William E. Wine Award 3 $2,000 Kathryn Allen Family/Child Development 1-6526 December 1
Alumni Teaching Award 2 $2,000 Susan Magliaro Teaching and Learning 1-8338 December 1
Alumni Award for Excellence in Research 2 $2,000 Pam Pettry Research Division 1-9359 November 28
Alumni Award for Extension Excellence 2 $2,000 Judith Jones Va. Co-op. Ext. 1-6751 December 15
Alumni Award for Academic Advising 1 $2,000 Monte Boisen Mathematics 1-7252 December 1
Alumni Award for Excellence in 1 $2,000 Patrick Carlton International Programs 1-6459 January 30
International Programs

Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 1 $1,000 Don McKeon Graduate School 1-9568 January 30
Graduate Student Service Award 1 $1,000 Don McKeon Graduate School 1-9568 January 30

Outstanding Senior Award for Colleges 8 Certificate Colleges select award recipient Alumni Relations 1-4009 N/A
and provide names to Lynn Young

Alumni Distinguished Service Award 2 Certificate Alumni Board of Directors Alumni Relations N/A N/A

Man and Woman of the Year 2 Plaques Alicia Cohen Leadership Development 1-5725 N/A

Sporn Awards: 2
Teaching Introductory Subjects $2,000 Jim Glanville Chemistry 1-8218 December 1
Teaching Engineering Subjects $2,000 Student Engineering Council Engineering 1-6036 N/A
President's Award for Excellence 5 $2,000 Carole Nickerson President's Office 1-6232 November 14
University Public Service Excellence 2 $2,000 Terry Swetger Large Animal Clinical Sciences 1-7375 December 15
William H. Ruffner Medal 1 Medal Larry Hincker University Relations 1-5396 November 26