Outstanding Faculty Honored
Photography by Justin Fox BurksThree faculty received Rhodes’ highest faculty honors for outstanding teaching and research at the April 30 Awards Convocation.
Gordon Bigelow, associate professor of English, received the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching. It is given to a member of the faculty who has demonstrated excellence in teaching over the previous three years as determined by the assessments of students and colleagues, the effective use of imaginative and creative pedagogy, and motivating students to embrace a life of continuing study.
Terry Hill, professor of Biology, and Darlene Loprete, professor of Chemistry, received the Clarence Day Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative activity. The award is presented to a member of the faculty who has demonstrated that research and/or creative activity is an integral part of his or her vocation and who has published or performed outstanding works over the previous three years that have gained scholarly recognition or critical acclaim. This is the first year corecipients have been named.