Goodwin Celebrates the 2020 Faculty Awards
May 27, 2020
As the 2019-2020 academic year comes to a close, the Drexel University community recognizes the stellar faculty who, especially in these historic and challenging circumstances, go above and beyond in their academic, professional and civic work. Goodwin College of Professional Studies is proud to announce this year's honorees.
Laura S. Campbell Award for Excellence in Teaching: Marna Mozeff, MS, EdD candidate
Marna has spent her entire 21-year teaching career working at Drexel University. For the majority of her career, Marna taught mathematics while simultaneously serving in a variety of other roles, such as; advising mathematics majors, heading the Department of Mathematics recruitment committee, serving as liaison to Goodwin College, and directing the student success initiative — the Freshman Academic Seminar Program. Marna sought to take on a new challenge as the Interim Managing Director of the Division for Exploring Students at Goodwin College of Professional Studies, which became permanent in September of 2020. In this role she develops the curricula, peer mentoring program, advising methodology, community events and faculty relations for First-Year Exploratory Studies.
Marna graduated with her BS in Mathematics in 1997, and an MS in Mathematics in 1998, both from Drexel University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida. Outside of work, Marna enjoys practicing yoga, cuddling with her cats, and planning her upcoming wedding.
Samuel Mercer Jr. Teaching Award: Mark D. Green, Ms
Mark Green is finishing up his third year with Goodwin College of Professional Studies where he teaches the Data Analysis and Interpretation course. He is passionate about teaching and helping students learn how to use and leverage data in their professional and personal lives. Mark Green serves as the Director of Institutional Research at Holy Family University and previously held positions in Drexel University’s College of Nursing & Health Professions and Student Affairs.
He earned his Master of Science in Higher Education with a Certificate of Institutional Research at Florida State University. Early in his career, he worked in student conduct offices where he first became interested in developing co-curricular assessment methods . He was recognized with the 2010 Florida State University Hardee Research Award; the 2013 Association for Student Conduct Administrators New Professional of the Year Award, largely for his work in developing assessment tools; and the 2017 Drexel University Physician Assistant’s Nathaniel Alston Service Award, for his work in assisting their assessment practices. In addition, Mark Green has served as a site evaluator for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 2016. When he’s not delving into data, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. He is an avid runner and can be found running around the city from time to time.
Stanley Gwiazda Professorship Award: Craig Loundas, PhD
Dr. Craig Loundas is the associate vice president for the Penn Medicine Experience. This branch of Penn Medicine is the academic medical center of the University of Pennsylvania, consisting of six hospitals, over 450 ambulatory practices sites and home care/hospice services. He is responsible for leadership and staff development, performance management, and organizational effectiveness initiatives that impact the patient experience for the top-ten-ranked academic medical center with 40,000+ faculty and staff and $8.2 billion in revenue.
Prior to working in the field of organizational development, Craig was a leader in student affairs, serving as associate dean and dean of students at Widener University and earlier, as director of residence life at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He served in a variety of professional organization leadership roles, including president of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing officers. Craig is a certified facilitator for Crucial Conversations, MBTI, DDI, and Denison Organizational Culture tools. He has presented nationally at Press Ganey, Next Generation Patient Experience, University Healthcare Consortium, the American Society for Training and Development, and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.
Craig holds a PhD in Adult and Organizational Development from Temple University, where his dissertation studied the impact of active learning techniques on class involvement, satisfaction and achievement. He serves as an adjunct faculty member for Drexel University, teaching the Career & Professional Development (PRST 330) course and the Professional Applications of Emotional Intelligence (GSTD 201) course for the BS in General Studies program.