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Chemistry Faculty and Staff recognized for another year of great service

By Luanne Johnson

Photo Credit: Jade Webster

Friday, October 6, 2023, marked the Chemistry Department’s Fall Gathering date. A time when we gather as colleagues to recognize and award the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff over the last academic year. This year’s winners were:

Milton Harris Faculty Teaching Award
This award is to recognize outstanding teaching as indicated by teaching evaluations and strong, positive comments from students.
–Cassie Siler

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Chemistry Instructor, Cassie Siler

James H Krueger Faculty Teaching Award
This award is given in recognition of an instructor’s ability to provide an effective environment for learning as well as a sustained dedication to our teaching program.
–Addison Desnoyer
–Tim Zuehlsdorff

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Chemistry Professor, Addison Desnoyer

Tim Zuehlsdorff is an assistant professor in computational chemistry

Chemistry Professor, Tim Zuehlsorff

Staff Service Award
The Staff Service Award is presented to a staff member who continually goes above and beyond the call of duty in performing their job. Their hard work and dedication to the department are part of what makes the chemistry department such a unique place to work.
–Devonte Casey

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Chemistry Lab Assistant, Devonte Casey

Outstanding Faculty Service Award
Beginning in the Fall of 2022, this award is presented to an outstanding faculty member in recognition of their hard work for the department above and beyond that of the job description.
–Marilyn Mackiewicz

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Chemistry Professor, Marilyn Mackiewicz

Length of Service Award
The Length of Service Award was started in Fall of 2022 to honor our staff who have stayed with our department for multiple years.
–Margie Haak (30 years)
–Claudia Maier (20 years)

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Chemistry Instructor, Margie Haak

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Chemistry Professor, Claudia Maier