2021 Faculty and Alumni Awards

During Alumni Weekend, the College of General Studies honored this year’s faculty and alumni award recipients in a virtual ceremony. Dean Natalie McKnight presented the following awards:

  • The Outstanding Service Award, which recognizes service to the college above and beyond the call of duty was awarded to John Regan
  • The Peyton Richter Award, which honors excellence in interdisciplinary teaching, was presented to Sal GenoveseJune Grasso, and Karen Guendel
  • The Dr. Ismail Sensel Award, which recognizes and honors outstanding professors, was awarded to Sandra BuergerThomas Finan, and Joshua Pederson
  • The Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Valerie Ford Jacob (CGS’73, COM’75) in recognition of outstanding achievement and service

Watch video of the award ceremony: