College of Education and Communications Research Awards

  • Alumni Scholar


    Academic Year Recipient Department
    2019–20 Dr. Lance Neeper Communication Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services
    2018–19 Dr. David Lillenstein Education and School Psychology
    2017–18 Dr. Sophie Penny Student Affairs in Higher Education
    2016–17 Dr. Bradley Wiggins Communications Media
    2015–16 Dr. Kevin Bailey Student Affairs in Higher Education
    2014–15 Dr. Francis DeMatteo Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services and Educational and School Psychology
    2013–14 Dr. Jeff Samide Counseling
    2012–13 Ms. Karen Shepherd Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services
    2011–12 Dr. Steven Feifer Educational and School Psychology
    2010–11 Ms. Adele Lynn Adult and Community Education
    2009–10 Dr. Raechele Pope

    Dr. Leigh Armistead
    Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Educational and School Psychology
    2008–09 Dr. Jyotsna Pattnaik Professional Studies in Education

    Faculty Research

    The COEC Faculty Research Award will be given to acknowledge outstanding achievement and success in scholastic endeavors among our COEC faculty. The award will be presented to the individual whose research stands out in the profession by meeting the highest professional standards of achievement. The COEC Research Committee encourages scholars both new and experienced to submit for this award.

    Academic Year Recipient Department
    2019–20 Dr. Mary Beth Leidman Communications Media
    2018–19 Dr. Julie Ankrum Professional Studies in Education
    2017–18 Dr. Beatrice Fennimore Professional Studies in Education
    2016–17 Dr. Lorraine Guth Counseling

    Student Research

    The COEC Student Research Award is intended to celebrate the research accomplishments of an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student in the COEC. The student research award will honor a student for an outstanding research paper that describes a completed research project. This can be in the form of a published journal article, conference presentation, master’s thesis, or dissertation.

    Academic Year Recipient Department
    2019–20 Eryn Travis Communications Media
    2018–19 Dana Elmquist Educational and School Psychology
    2017–18 Rachel Schiera Professional Studies in Education
    2016–17 Michael Boneshefski Educational and School Psychology