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Awards presented to faculty, others at Founders' Day Convocation

Associate Professor of English Melissa Jenkins was among the faculty presented awards at Founders’ Day Convocation

Wake Forest commemorated 185 years since the University’s founding at Founders’ Day Convocation in Wait Chapel on Feb. 21.

At convocation, faculty were honored with awards for teaching, research and service; the Medallion of Merit was presented to two individuals; and student leaders were recognized.

The winners of the 2019 Senior Orations Competition also made their presentations.

Detailed information about the event, including the names of award recipients, is available here.

Click here to watch the full 2019 Founders’ Day program.

Videos are also shown about each Medallion of Merit recipients: Sandra Boyette and Charley Rose.

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21 faculty members to serve as fellows in residence halls

Twenty-one University faculty members will serve as faculty fellows in first-year residence halls in 2017-18.

The faculty fellows program increases faculty-student engagement by promoting informal, regular interactions between students and faculty in the residence halls for first-year students. The program fosters exceptional faculty-student engagement and helps to educate the whole person through enriching the intellectual, cultural, and social lives of the first-year students.

Faculty Fellows work closely with first-year residents throughout the academic year, creating programs, hosting dinners and interacting with students in their assigned residence halls.

2017-18 faculty fellows:

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Barbara Lentz, senior fellow (School of Law)
John Friedenberg (Theatre and Dance)
Jed Macosko (Physics)

Babcock

Erica Still, senior fellow (English)
Michael Lamb (University Scholar)
Al Claiborne (Chemistry)

Bostwick

John Llewellyn, senior fellow (Communication)
Teresa Sanhueza (Spanish and Italian)
Sam Beck (School of Business)

Collins

Melissa Jenkins, senior fellow (English)
Eric Carlson (Physics)
Molly Knight (German and Russian)

Johnson

Ananda Mitra, senior fellow (Communication)
Swati Basu (Physics)
Brian Calhoun (Counseling)

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Mark Scholl, senior fellow (Counseling)
Darlene May (Spanish and Italian)
Bernadine Barnes (Art)

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Ron Von Burg, senior fellow (Communication)
Alessandra Von Burg (Communication)
Paul Jones (Chemistry)

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Newly-selected College Faculty Fellows announced

The Dean’s Office Digest, an electronic newsletter distributed by the Dean of the College, recently announced the newly-named College Faculty Fellows:

The Wake Forest College Faculty Fellowships honor our exemplary teacher-scholars and teaching professors. This year’s nominees have distinguished themselves as dedicated and successful teachers and mentors in their disciplines. They are all outstanding citizens of our College community. The Dean of the College appreciates the time and detail that Chairs gave to the nomination letters.

Newly-named Fellows:

  • Katy Lack, assistant teaching professor, biology, Bryant/Groves Faculty Fellowship
  • Jennifer Priem, assistant professor, communication, Zachary T. Smith Professorship
  • Amanda Griffith, associate professor, economics, Ollen R. Nalley Faculty Fellowship
  • John Dalton, associate professor, economics, F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Melissa Jenkins, associate professor, English, McCulloch Family Fellowship
  • Ryan Shirey, assistant professor, English, Wright Family Fellowship
  • Ben Coates, assistant professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Qiong Zhang, associate professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Staci Hepler, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, AT&T Faculty Fund Fellowship
  • Sarah Raynor, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, Shively Family Faculty Fellowship
  • John Petrocelli, associate professor, psychology, Scott Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Wayne Pratt, associate professor, psychology, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellowship

 

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Faculty Fellowships and promotions

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty who have been awarded fellowships and recieved promotions.

Wake Forest Faculty Fellowships______________________________

The Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship is a program of financial support designed to honor our best teacher-scholars. Recipients are:
Rebecca Alexander (CHM), The F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship<
Laura Aull (ENG), The Dunn-Riley Faculty Fund Fellowship
Christa Colyer (CHM), The Robert & Debra Lee Faculty Fellowship
Mary Dalton (COM), The Reinsch/Pierce Family Fellowship
Katy Harriger (POL), The Tatum Family Fund Faculty Fellowship
Omaar Hena (ENG), The Young Family Faculty Fellowship
Peter Kairoff (MUS), The Denton Family Faculty Fellowship
John Pickel (ART), The Hoak Family Faculty Fellowship
Albert Rives (CHM), The Gale Family Faculty Fellowship
Michael Sloan (CLA), The Kenyon Family Faculty Fellowship
Eric Stottlemyer (ENG), The Bitove Family Fund Faculty Fellowship
Robert Whaples (ECN), The Hough Family Faculty Fellowship
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2015-16 Faculty Fellows Announced

south.300x175Wake Forest prioritizes engagement inside and outside of the classroom. With an 11:1 student-faculty ratio and national recognition, like the U.S. News #11 ranking for undergraduate teaching, the Faculty Fellows program is an extension of the University’s teacher-scholar model.

The Faculty Fellows program increases faculty-student engagement by promoting informal, regular interactions between students and faculty in the residence halls for first-year students. The program fosters exceptional faculty-student engagement and helps to educate the whole person through enriching the intellectual, cultural, and social lives of the first-year students.

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