2013 Center for Excellence honorees announced

President John L. Lahey introduced the recipients of the 2013 Quinnipiac University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students Awards at the University Convocation Thursday, Aug. 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Burt Kahn Court.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students encourages, supports and recognizes superior teaching and service to students at Quinnipiac. The center serves as an important vehicle in helping the University to achieve its educational mission, consistent with its three core values: high quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment and a sense of community. Honorees are nominated by members of the University community.


This year’s recipients of the Center for Excellence in Teaching Award are: Leonard Engel, left, professor of English in the College of Arts and SciencesAngela Mattie, associate professor in the Healthcare Management and Organizational Leadership Department in the School of Business and Engineering; and Andri Smith, associate professor of chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences.


This year’s recipients of the Center for Excellence Service to Students Award are: Camille Bracale, left, a custodian in FacilitiesHeidi Erickson, senior associate director of Undergraduate Admissions; and Marion Sparago, a secretary in the School of Education.

 Each honoree will be recognized at the annual Center for Excellence Awards Ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Recreation Center. In addition, a reception honoring the recipients will be held following a Board of Trustees meeting on June 6. Each honoree will receive a $3,000 cash award, a Center for Excellence sculpture and their names will be carved into the stone plaque located in the Arnold Bernhard Library. They also will be featured in “Quinnipiac Magazine” and attend a luncheon with President Lahey in April.

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