UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy recognized the work by campus faculty, staff, students and alumni during the annual award ceremony April 25 in Berger Hall. More than 150 family, friends and colleagues joined the award winners during the event.
The awards, and the recipients, were:
Faculty Service Award: Pam Carter, senior instructor, Computer Science Department.
Ron Wisner Human Spirit and Leadership Award: Amner Carmona
Student Employee of the Year: Agatha Graselia
Robert F. McLaughlin Award: Molly Klotz and Colin Prater
Student Achievement Award: Nayda Benitez and Justin McConnell
Alumni and Friends Award: Stephen Ludwig
Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusiveness: Kimbra Smith, associate professor and chair, Department of Anthropology
Faculty Award for Excellence in Research: Anatoliy Pinchuk, assistant professor, Department of Physics and Energy Science
Outstanding Instructor Award: Richard Radabaugh, senior instructor, School of Public Affairs
Garrett Swasey Outstanding Staff Award: Phillip Morris, program director, Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs; and instructor, Department of Leadership, Research and Foundations
Outstanding Teacher Award: Carole Woodall, associate professor, Women’s and Ethnic Studies; and associate professor and undergraduate director, History Department
Campus Sustainability Award: Joel Tonyan, assistant professor and systems and user experience librarian, Kraemer Family Library
Student Government Association Student’s Choice for Educator of the Year: Sabine Allenspach, instructor, Biology Department