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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

PresentationOpen to the Public

Wednesday, April 10

Mendenhall Rm 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

5pm

Thursday, April 11

Mendenhall Rm 244

Scholarship of Engagement

Rebecca J. Dumlao

Exploring Partnership Communication in Engaged Teaching and Scholarship

5pm

Monday, April 15

Bate 1032

Five-Year Achievement Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activity

Thomas Herron

Spenser, Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh and Ireland: New Directions

5pm

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
Suite 1508 Greenville Centre
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