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Recognizing scholarship, service and teaching. Rewarding excellence.

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Fellow
Cheryl Wilson, spring and summer 2013
For faculty who are interested in a career in academic administration as a chair or dean, are curious about the operations and decisions at the college level and want to help shape the future and success of the college, the Dean's Fellow leads and supports collegewide projects and serves on the college's Leadership Council as a direct report to the dean.

Distinguished Teaching Award
Nancy Kang, 2015-16
The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes a Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences faculty member for her/his commitment to students and exceptional performance in teaching as evaluated by both students and peers and as evidenced by activities promoting high-quality teaching in the division or college.

Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Activities Award
Aaron Oldenburg, 2014-15
The Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Activities Award recognizes a Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences faculty member who has been judged to be distinguished in scholarly or creative activities. Awarded every other year.

Distinguished Service Award
Elaine Johnson, 2015-16
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences faculty member who, while in the employment of the University of Baltimore, has given outstanding service to the University and/or to the community. The primary criterion is one of impact, requiring substantial evidence that a nominee's service activities have had a significant positive effect on the community and/or the University. The scope of a faculty member's service activities is a second criterion, requiring substantial evidence that the nominee's professional life has been characterized by a commitment to service activities as opposed to a one-time major involvement in such activity. In addition to evidence of a pattern of service over time, there should also be evidence of recent and/or current service contributions. Awarded every other year.

Outstanding Staff Award
Karen King-Sheridan, 2015-16
The Outstanding Staff Award recognizes a Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences full-time staff member who has been judged to provide excellent and significant contributions to the success of the college. The primary criterion is one of impact, requiring substantial evidence that a nominee's efforts have had a significant positive effect on the college and/or on the University.

Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award
Rafe Posey, 2015-16
The Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award recognizes a Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences adjunct faculty member who has been judged for excellence in teaching.

Summer Grants and Awards
These awards are made in support of research, publication efforts and other creative activity that will strengthen a faculty member's professional portfolio in a field directly related to their faculty responsibilities at UB:
Summer 2015:
Thomas Carney
Steven Cohen
John Donahue
Sally Farley
Nancy Kang
Aaron Oldenburg
Elka Porter
Rebecca Thompson
Stanley Kemp