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Summer 2011: Achievements

Lynne Alvine

Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching

Presented to Lynne Alvine, a professor of English and mentor for both secondary English teacher candidates and in-service teachers

Barbara Blackledge

Distinguished Faculty Award for Creative Arts

Presented to Barbara Blackledge, a faculty member and former chairperson of the Department of Theater and Dance

Janet Goebel

Distinguished Faculty Award for Service

Presented to Janet Goebel, English professor and founding director of the Robert E. Cook Honors College


Distinguished Faculty Award for Research

Presented to John Sitton, professor and chairperson of the Department of Political Science


Hall of Distinction Inductees, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Donna Prosper DeFilippi ’78
Joseph Manzinger ’81
Florence Mauchant M’85
Eugene O’Sullivan ’71

Higher Education Marketing Educational Advertising Award

Awarded to IUP Magazine in nationwide External Publication category competition

CASE District II Most Outstanding Organization and Most Outstanding Internal Program

Awarded to the IUP Ambassadors, a student alumni organization, by the Affiliated Student Advancement Programs of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

Awarded to Karlin Roth Toner ’83, director of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Joint Planning and Development Office. David Werner, interim president, made the presentation at Commencement (at right).


IUP President’s Medal of Distinction

Awarded to Indiana community leader Ed Bratton, longtime supporter of the university’s athletic programs, who also made a $1-million commitment to the Kovalchick Complex

2011–2012 University Professorship

Awarded to Lynn Botelho, a faculty member in the History Department who is currently at work on a monograph presenting a sixteenth- and seventeenth-century perspective on aging