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Goodwin Instructors Receive University Teaching & Service Awards

May 23, 2016

Three Goodwin instructors are being recognized at the University Teaching & Service Awards Ceremony for 2015-2016, hosted by the Office of the Provost. We ask the Drexel community to join us in congratulating the following individuals who will be honored at the Faculty Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Behrakis Grand Hall.

Instructor Award

Karen A. Stegeman, Adjunct – English, College of Arts & Sciences

Laura S. Campbell Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sherrie A. Madia, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor – General Studies, Goodwin College

The Stanley J. Gwiazda Professorship

William A. Martorano, Adjunct - Professional Studies, Goodwin College

Samuel Mercer Jr. Teaching Award

About the Awards

The Laura S. Campbell Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Honors adjunct faculty teaching excellence
  • Evening (Saturday) on-campus classes taught
The award recognizes on-campus, evening adjunct faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Supporting evidence includes years of service, number of courses taught, course evaluations, and special commendations from colleagues and students.

The Stanley J. Gwiazda Professorship
  • Recognizes adjunct (associate professor or higher) with 5+ years teaching part-time adults
  • Prefer individual who is also part-time administrator – recognizes service component
The Stanley J. Gwiazda Professorship was established by Drexel’s President on August 26, 1987 in recognition of Dean Gwiazda’s many years of service to Drexel University and the Richard C. Goodwin College of Evening and Professional Studies (formerly the Evening College). Nominees must meet the following criteria:
  • Minimum rank of Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Minimum of five years teaching service to part-time evening students.
  • Record of excellence in the classroom, confirmed by peer and student input/evaluation, recognition through formal awards, and commitment to part-time adult learners.
Samuel Mercer Jr. Teaching Award
  • Honors full time, teaching, clinical or adjunct faculty who teach adult, part-time students
  • Can teach any mode of course, including online.
The award recognizes a faculty member (full-time teaching or clinical faculty or adjunct) for outstanding achievement in instruction within the Division of Lifelong Learning.

All award recipients are invited and honored at Drexel University’s annual Faculty Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony this spring.