COLUMBIA, SC — SCICU presented Excellence in Teaching Awards to twenty professors from its member colleges and universities at the 11th annual Excellence In Teaching Awards Dinner on April 12, 2016. Nearly 200 persons, including members of the South Carolina General Assembly, college faculty members, SCICU Trustees, and family members of the award recipients joined in this celebration of higher education and teaching excellence at SCICU’s member independent colleges and universities in South Carolina.
In addition to recognition at the awards dinner, the 2016 recipients each received a $3,000 professional development grant from SCICU.
Collectively, the 2016 Excellence In Teaching award recipients have substantial professional depth and knowledge, and their areas of teaching include the sciences (mathematics, biology, and physics), religion, political science, criminal justice, languages, music, and the arts.
SCICU is honored to present the following professors as Excellence In Teaching Award recipients for 2016 (Please click on each award recipient name for a brief biography.):
- Allen University – Dr. Tomohiro Kawaguchi
- Anderson University – Dr. Tammy Haislip
- Benedict College – Dr. Nuria Rojas
- Charleston Southern University – Professor Alan R. Fix
- Claflin University – Professor Annette Dees Grevious
- Coker College – Dr. Cathleen Cuppett
- Columbia College – Dr. Marlee B. Marsh
- Columbia International University – Dr. David G. Cashin
- Converse College – Professor Ruth Beals
- Erskine College – Dr. Naoma S. Nelsen
- Furman University – Dr. Kevin Richmond Hutson
- Limestone College – Dr. David B. Thompson
- Morris College – Dr. Jacob E. Butler, Jr.
- Newberry College – Dr. Bret Clark
- North Greenville University – Dr. Becky L. Thompson
- Presbyterian College – Dr. Robert A. Bryant
- Southern Wesleyan University – Professor Emily Germain
- Spartanburg Methodist College – Professor Mark Holycross
- Voorhees College – Professor Gayle Tyler-Stukes
- Wofford College – Dr. Peter L. Schmunk
A photo gallery of all award recipients may be viewed here.
The support from generous sponsors helps make the annual Excellence in Teaching Awards program possible. SCICU gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their support of the Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner for 2016: