Faculty Awards

 


The Dr. Ralph Cavaliere Endowed Teaching Award

The Dr. Ralph Cavaliere Endowed Teaching Award, previously named the Student Senate Faculty Appreciation Award, is presented annually during Fall Honors Day to a faculty member who exhibits excellence in teaching.

The winner of this award is selected by student senate.

Previous winners of the award are:

  • 2017 Vernon W. Cisney, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
  • 2016 Michael Birkner, Professor of History
  • 2015 William D. Bowman, Professor of History
  • 2014 Kenneth F. Mott, Professor of Political Science
  • 2013 Hakim M. A. Williams, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
  • 2012 J. Matthew Kittelberger, Associate Professor of Biology
  • 2011 Charles (Buz) Myers, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Dr. Robert E. Dutton, Class of 1946 Memorial Mentorship Award

The Dr. Robert E. Dutton, Class of 1946 Memorial Mentorship Award is presented annually during Spring Honors Day to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in advising and mentoring students.

 A call for faculty nominations is posted to the College Digest each year by mid-February.

 Past winners of the award are:

  • 2018 VoonChin Phua, Professor of Sociology
  • 2017 Joseph Brandauer, Associate Professor of Health Sciences
  • 2016 Sarah M. Principato, Professor of Environmental Studies
  • 2015 William D. Bowman, Professor of History
  • 2014 Kathleen M. Cain, Professor of Psychology
  • 2013 Daniel R. Gilbert, Faculty Emeritus

The Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award

The Luther W. and Bernice L. Thompson Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes a faculty member who has come to Gettysburg within the past several years and whose teaching is recognized as outstanding by faculty colleagues.  Each year, after a careful review of the teaching of all recent candidates for tenure, the Faculty Personnel Committee recommends one faculty member to receive the Thompson Teaching Award.  The recipients of this merited award are listed below.

Previous winners of the award are:

  • 2018 Abdulkareem Said Ramadan, Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • 2017 Linus Mabughi Nyiwul, Associate Professor of Economics and Africana Studies
  • 2016 Yeon-Su Kim, Associate Professor, Sunderman Conservatory of Music
  • 2015 Radost Rangelova, Associate Professor of Spanish
  • 2014 Shelli Frey, Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • 2013 Timothy Funk, Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • 2012 Yasemin Akbaba, Associate Professor of Political Science