UK presents Outstanding Teaching Awards

Award winners (L to R). Front: Jennifer Osterhage, Rachel Carr, Anna Voskresensky, Benjamin Braun, Suzanne Smith. Back: Abraham Prades-Mengibar, Luc Dunoyer, Shane Clark and Sarah Wilson. Not pictured: Amy Taylor. (Mark Cornelison | UK Photo)

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants with the Outstanding Teaching Awards during the 2019 UK Faculty Awards Ceremony held April 18.

The Outstanding Teaching Awards annually recognize faculty and graduate teaching assistants who go above and beyond what is expected and demonstrate outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory. Selected via nomination, candidates were reviewed by a selection committee empaneled by the Office for Faculty Advancement and the Center for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching.

Winners received award certificates, pewter bowls, and cash awards of $4,000 for regular and special title series faculty and $1,500 for teaching assistants.

Faculty winners are:

  • Benjamin Braun, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics;
  • Jennifer Osterhage, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology;
  • Suzanne Smith, College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering;
  • Amy Taylor, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History;
  • Anna Voskresensky, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures; and
  • Sarah Wilson, College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering.

Teaching Assistant winners are:

  • Rachel Carr, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English;
  • Shane Clark, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics;
  • Abraham Prades-Mengibar, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Hispanic Studies; and
  • Luc Dunoyer, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology.
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