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Scholarship Recognized

By Jeannine Manning Hutson

Ten faculty members at East Carolina University have been selected as Scholar Teachers.

During Research and Creative Achievement Week, they will be recognized April 3 with a luncheon and are invited to make presentations about their work to incorporate scholarship into their teaching and to mentor their students.

The Scholar-Teacher Awards recognize faculty members who demonstrate excellence in the classroom; have an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishments; effectively integrate research and creative activity in classroom teaching; and mentor developing scholars, both students and faculty.

This year’s award winners are as follows:

• Xiaoming Zeng, Department of Health Services and Information Management, College of Allied Health Sciences

• John Stiller, Department of Biology, Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

• John Reisch, Department of Accounting, College of Business

• Sid Rachlin, Department of Mathematics and Science Education, College of Education

• Laura Prividera, School of Communication, College of Fine Arts and Communication

• Nelson Cooper, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, College of Health and Human Performance

• Mel Weber, Department of Hospitality Management, College of Human Ecology

• Bruce Leonard, Department of Graduate Nursing Science, College of Nursing

• Danny Morton, Department of Construction Management, College of Technology and Computer Science

• Kathryn Verbanac, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine.


This page originally appeared in the Feb. 29, 2008 issue of Pieces of Eight. Complete issue is archived at