'Fessor Graham Award

Award Description

This award is named for the late Professor Floyd Graham and is presented by the Student Government Association to a faculty member for outstanding service to students.  This award is the highest honor given by the student body. The award is presented each year at the Honors Day ceremony as well as the Salute to Faculty Excellence dinner and ceremony

Eligibility

Only professors are eligible for this award. Professors will be judged on teaching excellence, outstanding service to students, and publications or scholarly work in the past year.

Selection Process

Students may nominate a professor by filling out this form, also available on the SGA website. Each nominated professor will be notified of their nomination and allowed to accept their nomination of this award. A committee of students will then review the accepted nominations and select the ‘Fessor Graham recipient and the SGA Honor Professor Award recipient.

Link to Nomination form: http://bit.ly/SGAaward

Deadline

The deadline for nominations by students is February 1st at 5:00PM

Award Recipients

YEAR FACULTY MEMBER DEPARTMENT

2019-2020

Amie Lund

Biological Sciences

2018-2019

Jeannette L. Ginther

Teacher Education and Administration

2017-2018

Julie Leventhal

Educational Psychology

2016-2017

Brenda Sweeten

Social Work

2015-2016

Michael Thompson

Philosophy and Religion

2014-2015

Bethany Blackstone

Political Science

2013-2014

Brian Lain

Communications Studies

2012-2013

Andrew Enterline

Political Science

2011-2012

Shahla Ala'i-Rosales

Behavior Analysis

2010-2011

Armin Mikler

Computer Science and Engineering

2009-2010

Gloria Cox

Political Science

2008-2009

Lyndal Bullock

Education Psychology

2007-2008

Donna Ledgerwood

Management

2006-2007

Dee Ray

Counseling and Higher Education

2005-2006

Kimi King

Political Science

2004-2005

David Hill

Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation

2003-2004

Brian Bowman

Music

2002-2003

Richard Tas

Merchandising and Hospitality Management

2001-2002

Thomas Sovik

Music

2000-2001

Gladys Crawford

Biological Sciences

1999-2000

William Waller

Biological Sciences

1998-1999

Juliet Getty

Merchandising and Hospitality Management

1997-1998

P.R. Chandrasekaran

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law

1996-1997

Donald Chipman

History

1995-1996

Ann Windle

Education

1994-1995

Norris Fox

Education

1993-1994

Robert LaForte

History

1992-1993

Kenneth Godwin

Political Science

1991-1992

Fred Hamilton

Music

1990-1991

Valerie Martinez

Political Science

1989-1990

Dan Haerle

Music

1988-1989

Ernest Crystle

Foreign Languages and Literatures

1987-1988

Richard Wells

Journalism

1986-1987

John Gossett

Communication and Public Address

1985-1986

J.B. Spalding

Business

1984-1985

Lee Knox

Geography

1983-1984

John James Haynie

Music

1982-1983

Jerry Lee Yeric

Political Science

1981-1982

David Fitch

Business

1980-1981

Douglas Starr

Journalism

1979-1980

Tommie Collins Lawhon

Education

1978-1979

Umesh Banerjee

Biology

1977-1978

Anshel Brusilow

Music

1976-1977

T. Bullock Hyder

Economics

1975-1976

Milan Reban

Political Science

1974-1975

Ben Chappell

Speech Communications

1973-1974

Leo Estrada

Sociology

1972-1973

Charles Foster

Business

1971-1972

James Riddlesperger

Political Science