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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Students and faculty of Youngstown State University will receive awards for their excellence on Tuesday.

Hundreds of students and 24 faculty members will be awarded in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center during the annual Honor's Convocation

Among the honorees are recipients of the Distinguished Professorship Awards, as well as Watson Merit Awards for outstanding department chairpersons.

The recipients of these awards include:

Excellence in teaching

-Lauren Cummins, Teacher Education

-Francois Fowler, Dana School of Music

-Patricia Hauschildt, English

-Christine McCullough, Art

-Matthew Paylo, Counseling, Special Education and School Psychology

-Jennifer Pintar, Human Performance and Exercise Science

-Salvatore Sanders, Health Professions

-Thomas Smotzer, Mathematics and Statistics

-Janet Williams, Teacher Education

 

Excellence in scholarship

-Ou Hu, Economics

-Karen Larwin, Educational Foundations, Research, Technology and Leadership

-Kenneth Learman, Physical Therapy

-Xiangjia Min, Biological Sciences

-Yogesh Uppal, Economics

-Thomas Wakefield, Mathematics and Statistics

-Xiaolou Yang, Accounting and Finance

 

Excellence in service

-Louise Aurilio, Nursing

-Chester Cooper, Biological Sciences

-Amy Crawford, Communication

-Cryshanna Jackson, Political Science

-Birsen Karpak, Management

-Jay Kerns, Mathematics and Statistics

-Tom Oder, Physics and Astronomy

-Jeffrey Tyus, Communication

 

Watson Merit Award (for department chairs)

-Janice G. Elias, Human Ecology

-Ray Shaffer, Accounting and Finance

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