​Faculty and Staff Awards

The College of Letters and Science presents faculty awards thanks to the generosity of friends and alumni. Please see the awards and their recipients on the right side of this page. Recipients are recognized at special events and carry the award title during the given year.



University Awards

UW-Stevens Point recognizes outstanding faculty and academic staff members across campus with the annual University Awards and the annual Classified Employee Awards. Recent faculty, academic staff and classified employee award winners from COLS are recognized below.

2012-2013 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Karin Bodensteiner, Biology
Jason D'Acchioli, Chemistry
Christian Diehm, Philosophy
Jeana Magyar-Moe, Psychology

University Scholar Award
Elia Armacanqui-Tipacti, Foreign Languages
David Chan, Philosophy

University Service Award
Beverley David, Foreign Languages

Academic Staff Spirit of Community Service Award
Elizabeth Graham, Biology

Classified Employee Outstanding Work Performance Award
Patricia Kleman, COLS Dean's office

2011-2012 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Valerie Barske, History
Alek Toumi, Foreign Languages

University Scholar Award
Susan Brewer, History
Dan Breining, Foreign Languages

University Service Award
Nancy LoPatin-Lummis, History

Academic Staff Excellence Award
John Hardy, Biology

Classified Employee University Service Award
Janis Swinford, History

2010-2011 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Paul Hladky, Chemistry
Cynthia McCabe, Mathematics
Rebecca Stephens, English
Lee Willis, History

University Scholar Award
David Williams, Philosophy & Political Science

University Service Award
Richard Ruppel, Foreign Languages

Classified Employee Outstanding Work Performance Award
Jackie Engum, Biology

2009-2010 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Jennifer Collins, Political Science
Patrick Conley, Psychology

University Scholar Award
Richard Barker, Foreign Languages
Devinder Sandhu, Biology

University Service Award
Justin Rueb, Psychology

2008-2009 University Awards

Regents Teaching Excellence Award - UW System
Dôna Warren, Philosophy

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Tobias Barske, Foreign Languages
Diane Caporale-Hartleb, Biology

University Scholar Award
Debbie Palmer, Psychology

University Service Award
Jeana Magyar-Moe, Psychology

Classified Employee Outstanding Work Performance Award
Ellen Jo Holguin, Biology

Classified Employee Outstanding Work Performance Award
Patricia Kleman, Psychology

2007-2008 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Todd Huspeni, Biology
Kathleen Lamb, Sociology & Social Work
Ed Miller, Political Science
Craig Wendorf, Psychology

University Scholar Award
Emmet Judziewicz, Biology

Classified Employee Outstanding Work Performance Award
Diane Stelzer, Geography and Geology

2006-2007 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Lorri Nandrea, English
Justin Rueb, Psychology
Steven Wright, Chemistry

University Scholar Award
Jeana Magyar-Moe, Psychology
James Stokes, English

University Service Award
Dan Dieterich, English

2005-2006 University Awards

Excellence in Teaching Awards
Richard Behm, English
Michelle Brophy-Baermann, Political Science
Jeana Magyar-Moe, Psychology

University Scholar Award
Valentina Peguero, History
Alek Toumi, Foreign Languages