The College of Education Annual Awards Banquet recognizes the achievements of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the College. Click here to nominate Faculty and Staff members. For Alumni Award nominations, click here.


2018 College of Education Awards


2017 College of Education Awards

  • Friend of the College Award: Sandra Gautt
  • Faculty Diversity Award: Lisa Flores
  • Staff Diversity Award: Sonya Nistendirk
  • Student Diversity Award: Andrea Hawkman
  • Undergraduate Student Leader of the Year: Mikayla Seitz
  • Graduate Student Leader of the Year: Eric Johnson
  • Graduate Student Instructor of the Year: Sarah May
  • Graduate Advisor/Mentor of the Year: Brandon Orr
  • Undergraduate Student Scholar of the Year: Kara Schulte
  • Graduate Student Scholar of the Year: Andrea Hawkman
  • Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity: Wendy Reinke
  • Distinguished Professional Staff: Judy Healy-Mendez
  • Outstanding College Teaching – Early Career: Angie Zapata
  • Outstanding College Teaching: Rebecca McCathren
  • Honorary Alumni: Erica Lembke
  • Alumni Outstanding Early Career: Cynthia Hudson-Vitale
  • Alumni Professional Achievement: Teresa Wasonga
  • Alumni Lifetime Achievement: Tim Lewis

College of Education Curators Professors

  • 2011 – Barbara Reys
  • 2010 – Puncky Heppner
  • 2010 – David Jonassen
  • 2007 – Norm Gysbers
  • 2006 – Sandra Abell
  • 2002 – Robert Reys

College of Education Kemper Award Recipients

  • 2014 – Leigh Neier
  • 2013 – Betsy Baker
  • 2011 – Deborah Hanscin
  • 2007 – Fran Argaugh
  • 2005 – Glenn Good
  • 2002 – Norm Gysbers
  • 2001 – Laurie Mintz
  • 2000 – Karen Multon
  • 1999 – Mary Heppner
  • 1998 – Roy Fox
  • 1997 – Larry Kantner
  • 1995 – Dorothy Watson
  • 1993 – Puncky Heppner
  • 1993 – Wendy Sims
  • 1991 – Douglas Grouws