Lifetime and Five-Year Achievement Awards for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity - and - Scholarship of Engagement Award

Dear ECU Community –

 

It is my pleasure and honor to announce the recipients of the ECU Lifetime and Five-Year Achievement Awards for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity and the Scholarship of Engagement Award.

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Roger A. Rulifson, Professor, Department of Biology, Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences; and Senior Scientist, Institute for Coastal Science and Policy 
Five-Year Achievement Awards
  • Thomas Herron, Associate Professor, Department of English, Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences Baohong Zhang, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences 
Scholarship of Engagement Award
  • Rebecca J. Dumlao, Associate Professor, School of Communication, College of Fine Arts & Communication Recipients of the Achievement for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Awards are recognized for the originality and excellence of their research and creative activities.  The lifetime achievement award recognizes accomplishments made across the entire span of a professional career.  The Scholarship of Engagement Award recognizes achievement in the scholarship of engagement and a sustained commitment to partnered scholarly endeavors with communities.

All recipients were nominated by their peers in acknowledgement of their achievements and recommended by the Faculty Senate Academic Awards Committee. Each recipient will receive a cash award and will conduct a special public seminar to showcase their research during Research and Creative Achievement Week, April 8-12, 2013. The ECU community, family, friends and general public are invited and encouraged to attend these open presentations.

Congratulations to Drs Rulifson, Herron, Zhang and Dumlao for their exceptional accomplishments. Please join with me today in recognizing and supporting them at the award seminars in April.

 Date/Time Place  Award  Recipient  Presentation - Open to the Public  
Wednesday, April 10, 5pm Mendenhall 244  Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity  Roger Allen Rulifson  Fish Tales and Trails: 30+ Years of Tracking the Elusive Striped Bass
Thursday, April 11, 5pm Mendenhall 244  Scholarship of Engagement  Rebecca J. Dumlao  Exploring Partnership Communication in Engaged Teaching and Scholarship 
Monday, April 15, 5pm Bate 1032  Five-Year Achievement Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity  Thomas Herron  Spenser, Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh and Ireland: New Directions 
Tuesday, April 16 Bate 1032  Five-Year Achievement Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity  Baohong Zhang  MicroRNAs:  Identification and Functional Analysis in Plants

Regards,

Dr. Ron Mitchelson
Interim Vice Chancellor
Research and Graduate Studies
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