CHHS Faculty Recognized at Fall Faculty Meeting

CHHS Faculty Recognized at Fall Faculty Meeting

09/19 At the Fall Faculty Meeting on September 12, 2019, three CHHS faculty were honored for their exemplary efforts.  

Dr. Stephanie Turrise (above), assistant professor of nursing, was presented with the J. Marshall Crews Distinguished Faculty Award by Kimberly McNeill ’86, ’97M, chair of the Alumni Association Awards and Scholarship Committee. The award honors a faculty member who exhibits leadership through service and student support, in honor of the late UNCW faculty member and administrator Crews.

Criteria for selection include service, student support effort, leadership roles and community service and outreach efforts.

Sabrina CherryDr. Sabrina Cherry, assistant professor in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, was awarded the Distinguished Scholarly Engagement and Public Service Award, Junior Scholar. 

The Junior and Senior Distinguished Scholarly Engagement and Public Service Awards are offered to recognize excellence in addressing crucial local, regional, national, or global issues through scholarly activity directed towards persons and groups outside UNCW. This activity engages aspects of the public and private sectors with faculty to improve the community in areas such as cultural arts, economic development, education, health, social services and sustainability.

The junior award highlights an individual with promising accomplishments in various aspects of scholarly engagement and public service at undergraduate and graduate levels across the university, including research, artistic, or humanistic efforts and activities related to engagement and publicly recognized as significantly improving the lives of people in the community; grants awarded and applied for related to engagement and collaborative efforts with the community resulting in recognized benefits for the public good.

Lisa SprodDr. Lisa Sprod, associate professor in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, was presented with the Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognize all aspects of excellence in teaching and in teaching-related activities that foster students' desire for lifetime learning and success. 

Criteria such as teaching philosophy, pedagogical techniques, leadership and initiative, student perceptions of teaching and educational service to the department, college, university, community, state and profession are intended to encompass various aspects of teaching and teaching-related activities at undergraduate and graduate levels across the University.

Read more about the awards and other university winners here.