For Immediate Release
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August 10, 2012 – Five local faculty members recently received teaching awards or were named to established professorships at King’s College.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, Mountain Top, professor of philosophy, was named to the Herve A. LeBlanc Distinguished Professorship.
Dr. Amy Parsons, Jenkins Twp., was selected to receive the PNC Distinguished Service Professorship. She is professor of marketing.
Dr. Bridget Costello, Woodstock, Vt., associate professor of sociology, was named the recipient of the Donald Grimes, C.S.C., Annual Award for Service-Learning Teaching Excellence.
Greg Janik, Dallas, clinical professor of athletic training, was selected to receive the Max and Tillie Rosenn Award for Faculty Excellence. The award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the faculty from among nominations by students and alumni.
Lou Palmeri of Kingston has received the Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at King’s College. The award recognizes a part-time instructor whose presence is important in fulfilling King’s mission and in exhibiting excellence in the classroom. Palmeri, a 1977 graduate of King’s, teaches in the sociology department.
Distinguished Service Professorships honor faculty who, because of their dedication to teaching and commitment to learning, serve as exemplary professors to their students.
Dr. Gregory Bassham
Dr. Amy Parsons
Dr. Bridget Costello
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