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College of ACES and Paul A. Funk Awards
The College of ACES and Paul A. Funk Recognition Awards

2015 Award Recipients

Each spring we recognize contributions of our faculty, staff, and graduate students through the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and Paul A. Funk Recognition Awards. These awards, presented at an evening banquet, honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements or exceptional service to the college.

ACES ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD OF MERIT

  • Dan Hoge, B.S. ’66 Animal Sciences, M.S. ’68 Animal Sciences; Cambridge, IL
  • Susan Johnson, Ph.D. ’93 Nutritional Sciences; Louisville, CO
  • Daniel Kittle, M.S. ’78 Plant Pathology, Ph.D. ’80 Plant Pathology; Carmel, IN
  • Gregory Oltman, B.S. ’72 Ornamental Horticulture; Barrington, IL
  • Kenna Rathai, B.S. ’93 Ag Communications; Saint Anne, IL

LOUIS V. LOGEMAN GRADUATE STUDENT TEACHING AWARD

GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD

SERVICE RECOGNITION AWARD

STAFF AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

MARCELLA M. NANCE STAFF AWARD

PROFESSIONAL STAFF AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

  • Sustained Excellence—Advising, Teaching and Outreach

    Elizabeth Reutter, Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Sustained Excellence—Research

    Lowell Gentry, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
  • Sustained Excellence—Administrative/Management or Technical Contributions

    Brenda Eastham, Human and Community Development
  • Innovation and Creativity

    Linda Tortorelli, Human and Community Development

TEACHING ASSOCIATE TEACHING AWARD

JOHN CLYDE AND HENRIETTA DOWNEY SPITLER TEACHING AWARD

FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

FACULTY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN EXTENSION

TEAM AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

  • STRONG Kids*/I-TOPP**

    Kelly Bost, Human and Community Development
  • David Buchner, Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Sharon Donovan, Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Barbara Fiese, Human and Community Development
  • Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Craig Gundersen, Agricultural and Consumer Economics
  • Jessica Hartke, Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles Hillman, Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Rodney Johnson, Animal Sciences
  • Brenda Koester, Human and Community Development
  • Soo-Yeun Lee, Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Janet Liechty, School of Social Work
  • Brent McBride, Human and Community Development
  • Salma Musaad, Human and Community Development
  • Margarita Teran-Garcia, Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Jennifer Themanson, Human and Community Development
  • Donna Whitehill, Nutritional Sciences
  • Angela Wiley, Human and Community Development
  • *Synergistic Theory and Research on Obesity and Nutrition Group
  • ** Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program

FACULTY AWARD FOR GLOBAL IMPACT

SPITZE LAND-GRANT PROFESSORIAL CAREER EXCELLENCE AWARD

PAUL A. FUNK RECOGNITION AWARD

2015 Awards

Date of awards banquet:
Monday, April 13, 2015

Location:
Pear Tree Estate
2150 County Road 1000E (Dewey-Fisher Rd.)
Champaign, IL 61822

ph: (217) 643-2074


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2014 Award Winners Photo Album

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