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For the Record, May 20, 2022

University community reports honors

For the Record provides information about recent professional activities and honors of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent honors include the following:


Ameerah Stafford, associate director of the Education Resource Center (ERC), was awarded a Delaware Library Association Community Engagement Grant in the amount of $500. The award will assist in programs and activities to support "Read Aloud and Puppetry: Practical Interventions for High Needs Students," a new initiative that will help expand the ERC’s curriculum materials collection with culturally responsive and trauma-informed resources to better support teacher candidates.

The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has presented the following awards to its faculty and staff: Outstanding Junior Faculty, Tim Webb, assistant professor of hospitality business management; Outstanding Teacher, Laura Gasiorowski, assistant professor of entrepreneurship; Outstanding Faculty Scholar, Jennifer R. Joe, Whitney Family Professor of Accounting, Cohen Family Lerner Director of Diversity, Chief Diversity Advocate; Outstanding Faculty Service, Bonnie Meszaros, assistant professor of economics, associate director of the Center for Economics Education and Entrepreneurship; Staff Excellence in Service, Amy Estey, academic program coordinator; Staff Innovation, Kim Ragan, events manager; Leon and Margaret Slocomb Professional Excellence Award, Tricia Monnig, manager of academic enrichment; Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member, Dianne Leipold, instructor in management and Jonathan Scott, adjunct faculty; Graduating MBA Students’ MBA Teaching Award, Daniel Sullivan, professor of management, with honorable mention for Fei Xie, Chaplin Tyler Professor of Finance, Iannacocone Faculty Fellow; and Students’ Choice Excellence in Teaching Award, Roger Coffin, director of corporate affairs, professor of practice, Max Dolinsky, assistant professor of finance, and Thomas Vermeer, professor of accounting.

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