Social Work Teaching Awards
This year there are two recipients of the School of Social Work's
Excellence in Teaching Awards, Dr. Richard J. Gelles and Mr. Walter
|Dr. Richard Gelles is the Joanne T. and Raymond H. Welsh Professor
in Child Welfare and Family Violence and the co-director of the Center for
the Study of Youth Policy. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences
Panel on Assessing Family Violence Interventions. He is also the Vice President
for Publications for the National Council on Family Relations. He has authored
or co-authored many works, including "the highly influential"
book The Violent, the first systematic emipirical investigation of
Walter Palmer, a part-time lecturer, has taught at Penn since
1990. He has taught courses on American racism, social change, and community
organizing. He received his B.S. from Cheyney University and his law degree
from Howard University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Monticello
He is the founder of the Palmer Foundation , a research and training
institute. The mission of the Foundation is to provide training in business
and community leadership for inner city residents.
GSFA Teaching Award
This year's recipient of the Graduate School of Fine Arts' G. Holmes
Perkins Award for Distinguished Teaching is Samuel Y. Harris,
a member of the adjunct faculty for nearly twenty years.
Mr. Harris teaches architecture and historic preservation courses, studio,
and professional practice. He is a registered architect, a professional
engineer, and recently completed a degree in law. His professional practice
centers on the technical and legal issues of building design and preservation.
His courses in Materials Diagnostics and Building Pathology have provided
an essential foundation that numerous alumni cite as invaluable to their
careers as architects and members of the historic preservation field.
Wharton Teaching Awards
Wharton, GSFA, CGS,
|This year's winners of the David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching
are Dr. Madhav Rajan and Dr. Alan Strudler. Dr. Karl
Ulrich received the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award. Dr. Larry
Hunter received the Marc and Sheri Rapaport Undergraduate Core Teaching
Award. Wharton also honored many others for outstanding teaching at
the undergraduate and graduate levels. MORE
WHARTON HONORS HERE.|
CGS Teaching Award
CGS, & Nursing
Dr. Dennis DeTurck, the Davidson Kennedy Professor, and Chairman
of Mathematics, is the recipient of the CGS Distinguished Teaching Award.
The award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding
support of non-traditional students. Dr. DeTurck's association with CGS
has been varied and longstanding. For many years, he has been involved in
CGS-sponsored youth programs such as the Penn Summer Science Academy. He
has also served on the CGS Executive Committee and as one of the pioneer
faculty members in PennAdvance.
School of Nursing Awards
The Faculty Teaching Award recognizes a member of the School of
Nursing faculty for excellence in teaching.
|Patricia Dunphy, a lecturer clinician, has consistently demonstrated
excellence in teaching both at the graduate and undergraduate levels while
on the Health Care of Women faculty. Time after time, students have commented
that Ms. Dunphy's excellent knowledge base, patience, humor, and stellar
communication skills have helped to ensure that individual and group learning
is facilitated. She is described as "fair, very accessible, and a challenging
but humane educator."
The Undergraduate Advising Award recognizes a member of the faculty
who excels at advising undergraduate students.
||Dr. Antonia Villarruel, assistant professor of nursing, is well known
within the School for her excellent teaching and scholarly abilities. She
is also well known among the students for her exceptional advising skills.
She goes well beyond advising students on their academic options. She is
professional and proactive in her approach and compassionate and caring
in her demeanor. She shows her pride in the achievements of her advisees
but never lets them forget that they control their own success at Penn.
She encourages them to reach out for the help they need and always provides
an open door and her undivided attention when they come to her.|
The Doctoral Student Organization Faculty Award recognizes the
significant impact and contributions of the faculty to the development of
future nursing scholars, researchers, and leaders. It is awarded each year
to a member of the school's standing faculty by a vote of the Doctoral Student
& Nursing Awards
|Dr. Lorraine J. Tulman, associate professor of nursing, is recognized
for her willingness to share her considerable knowledge and talents with
doctoral students through education, research, consultation and mentorship,
particularly in the areas of statistical analyses and assessment of functional
status and to thank her for her meaningful contributions to the growth of
SEE HONORS & OTHER THINGS FOR MORE AWARD NOTICES
Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 33, May 16, 2000
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