CSU Recognizes Faculty and Staff with Excellence Awards

Columbus State University held its 2018 Faculty & Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards Ceremony on May 7. More than 200 people were honored for their service to CSU, and twelve special awards were presented to the following CSU employees for their commitment to excellence.

Faculty Service Award
Dr. Yesem Peker
TSYS School of Computer Science

Faculty Research and Scholarship Award
Dr. Kevin Burgess
Department of Biology

CSU Teaching Excellence Award
Dr. Courtney George
Department of English

CSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award
Dr. Ramesh Rao
Department of Communication

Chappell Graduate Award
Dr. Kevin Burgess
Department of Biology

Creative Endeavors Award
Carey “Scott” Wilkerson
Department of English

Teaching Innovation Award
Dr. Stephanie da Silva
Department of Psychology

International Educator of the Year Award
Dr. Kyong “Seon” Jeon
Department of English

Staff Collaboration Award
Shana Young, Kat Cannella, and Jessica Drake
CSU’s Leadership Institute

Staff Innovation Award
Ryan Todt
English Language Institute division of Continuing and Professional Education

President’s Staff Excellence Award
Michael Johnson
CSU’s Coca Cola Space Science Center

Living Our Values Award
Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Dr. Susan Hrach
Jessica Cook
Dr. Amanda Rees
Kim Shaw
Brian Schwartz
Toni Franklin
Janet Alexander
Scott Sellnow-Richmond
Lisa Oberlander
Tesa Leonce
Yesem Peker
Paul Luft
Courtney Fields