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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will recognize 17 faculty members during its annual Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony next month.

A panel of judges from outside UALR ranks will review the college-level winners and select three universitywide winners: one in teaching, one in research and one in public service. The three universitywide winners will each receive a cash prize of $5,000.

The ceremony -- funded by contributions of the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost, and the UALR Chancellor's Circle -- is a way for the university to recognize the work of its faculty. The university has held the ceremony since 1989.

The following is a list of college-level winners:

PUBLIC SERVICE

• Kristen McIntyre, associate professor of applied communications and director of the Communications Skills Center, College of Social Sciences and Communication.

• Rosalie Cheatham, assistant professor in the Department of World Languages, College of Arts, Letters and Sciences.

• Jim Carr, professor of construction management and coordinator of graduate studies for the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology.

• Terrence Cain, associate dean for faculty development and professor of law, W.H. Bowen School of Law.

• Glenn Anderson, associate professor in the School of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Adult Education, College of Education and Health Professions.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE ENDEAVORS

• Rebecca Glazier, associate professor of public affairs, College of Social Sciences and Communication.

• Darin Jones, graduate coordinator and associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, College of Arts, Letters and Sciences.

• Laura Ruhl, assistant professor of Earth Sciences, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology.

• Kelly Terry, professor of law and director of the Public Service Externship Program, W.H. Bowen School of Law.

• Amanda Nolen, professor in the School of Education, College of Education and Health Professions.

• David Gilliam, associate professor of marketing and advertising, College of Business.

TEACHING

• Heidi Skurat Harris, associate professor of rhetoric and writing, College of Social Sciences and Communication.

• Rolf Groesbeck, professor in the Department of Music, College of Arts, Letters and Sciences

• Rene Shroat-Lewis, assistant professor of Earth Sciences, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology.

• Lynn Foster, Arkansas Bar Foundation professor of law, W.H. Bowen School of Law.

• Bruce Smith, professor in the School of Education, College of Education and Health Professions

• Gaurav Kumar, associate professor of accounting, College of Business.

The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. in the College of Engineering and Information Technology Auditorium on April 12.

Admission is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the awards ceremony in the Engineering and Information Technology Building lobby. Additional information is available from the Office of the Provost at (501) 569-3204.

Metro on 03/25/2018

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