Congratulations to the 2014 Distinguished
Teaching Award (DTA) Recipients
recipients will be recognized at the University Teaching
luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. View photos from the surprise classroom visits.
Rebecca Chism, Modern & Classical Languages, Kent Campus
John Johnson, Biological Sciences, Kent Campus
Clare Stacey, Sociology, Kent Campus
Watch a Video of the Surprise Classroom Visits
Congratulations to All of the DTA Finalists
John Alexopoulos, Mathematical Science, Stark campus
Patrick Coy, Political Science, Kent campus
David Kaplan, Geography, Kent campus
David Kessler, Sociology, Kent campus
Katherine Rawson, Psychology, Kent campus
Robin Vande Zande, Art, Kent campus
Christopher Woolverton, Environmental Health Sciences, Kent campus
Nominate Your Favorite Faculty Member for the
Distinguished Teaching Award
Honor that unforgettable faculty
member and share your favorite classroom memories of how he or she
inspired you -- submit a nomination for the Distinguished Teaching Award
Sponsored by the Kent State Alumni Association, the DTA is the
university’s most prestigious honor in teaching. The award is presented
annually to three full-time faculty members who demonstrate
extraordinary teaching in the classroom and a devotion to touching the
lives of students. Qualified nominees include Kent State tenure track
faculty who are currently employed by the university.
View a list of past DTA recipients here
Eligibility requirements include:
1. A faculty member must have been on a full-time teaching contract
at any Kent State University campus for a minimum of seven years,
including the current academic year.
2. A faculty member must have taught at least one course in two of
the three semesters during each of those seven academic years. (For
purpose of the awards, summer sessions are considered one semester and
the academic year extends from the beginning of fall semester through
summer session of the following calendar year.)
3. Current Distinguished Teaching Award recipients, are not eligible.
View a list of past DTA recipients here.
You can nominate your favorite professor by visiting the online form.
Deadline for nominations is June 30, 2015