The 2013 Distinguished Achievement Awards will be formally presented at 1:30 p.m. April 29 during ceremonies in Rudder Theatre. In recognition of their achievements, each recipient will receive a $4,000 cash gift, an engraved watch and a commemorative plaque.
The 2013 recipients, along with their departments/affiliations are as follows.
For Teaching: Janet Hammer, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture; Shelley Holliday, Department of Architecture; Thomas Iliffe, Department of Marine Biology, Texas A&M University at Galveston; Reuben May, Department of Sociology; Rogelio Oliva, Department of Information and Operations Management; Karen Snowden, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology; Patricia Smith, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Arun Srinivasa, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Victor Ugaz, Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering; and Tryon Wickersham, Department of Animal Science.
For Research: Murray Barrick, Department of Management; Noah Cohen, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences; John Gladysz, Department of Chemistry; Ibrahim Karaman, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Qi Li, Department of Economics; and Jörg Steiner, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.
For Student Relations: Xenophon Koufteros, Department of Information and Operations Management, and Kenita Rogers, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
For Administration: Tom Reber, Division of Student Affairs.
For Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education and Professional Development: Saqib Mukhtar, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
For Staff: Charlene Boggus, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, and Michael Tomchesson, Department of Health and Kinesiology.
For Graduate Mentoring: Kenneth Meier, Department of Political Science, and Peter Santschi, Department of Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University at Galveston.
The university-level awards were first presented in 1955 and have since been awarded to 954 professionals (including this year’s recipients) who have exhibited the highest standards of excellence at Texas A&M.
For more information about the awards, go here.
For more about The Association of Former Students, go here.
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