For Immediate Release
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Six King’s College faculty members recently received teaching awards or were named to established professorships.
Dr. Thomas Drazdowski of Mountain Top, professor of education, was named the John H.A. Whitman Distinguished Service Professor.
Dr. Marc Marchese, Kingston, was named to the John S. Davis Distinguished Service Professor. He is professor of human resources management.
Dr. Laurie Sterling, Shavertown, professor of English, was named the Manus Cooney Distinguished Service Professor.
Distinguished Service Professorships honor faculty who, because of their dedication to teaching and commitment to learning, serve as exemplary professors to their students.
Atty. Joseph Falchek, Mountain Top, professor of business administration, was selected to receive the Hon. 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.
Paul Lindenmuth, Back Mountain, associate technical professor of criminal justice and sociology, was named the recipient of the Rev. Donald Grimes, C.S.C., Annual Award for Service-Learning Teaching Excellence.
Dr. Birute Williams of Kingston 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. Williams teaches in the chemistry department.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Dr. Thomas Drazdowski
Atty. Joseph Falchek
Dr. Marc Marchese
Dr. Laurie Sterling
Dr. Birute Williams