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University College announces 2024 Impact Prize winners – News

Undergraduates nominated the following Illinois State faculty, staff and students for a 2024 Impact Award.

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for their significant contributions to our students and first-year retention.

Academic advisors:

Brian Aitken, Program Director, University College
Kate Boutilier, educational advisor, School of Communication
Laura Edwards, educational advisor, linguistic literature and culture
Ryan Gray*, assistant director of the department of sociology and anthropology
Jessica Hendricker, academic advisor, University College
Karen Huseman, Academic Advisor, University College
Rebecca Laible*, educational advisor, University College
Char-Michelle McDowell, academic advisor, University College
Kathryn Sims, academic advisor, College of Business

Students:

Amelia Craig*, first year student, primary education
Julia Growney, second year student, primary education
Gianna Kieser*, Junior, Mathematics
Courtney Loncka, freshman, elementary education
Isabella Rohrig, Principal, Biochemistry
Anna Ruffin, alumna, social work
Mariah Wilson, first-year student, Mennonite College of Nursing

Staff:

Marcus Alouan, Director, Gamma Phi Circus, College of Applied Science and Technology
Faith Anderson, Residence Hall Coordinator, University Housing Services
Krista Barth, Residence Hall Coordinator, University Housing Services
Cara Boester, Director, Clinical Experiences, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Ingrid Brown, Field Placement Coordinator, School of Social Work
Corey Burgess, Program Coordinator, University College
Whitney Canterbury, Marketing Associate, Mennonite College of Nursing
Lisa Lawless, Program Coordinator, University College
Paul Meister, Coordinator, Academic Services, Geography – Geology – Environment
Jacob Pourchot, coordinator, service sector, university housing

Faculty/Instructors:

Susil Baral, assistant professor, chemistry
Michael Barrowclough, associate professor, agriculture
Charles Bell, assistant professor, criminal justice sciences
Alan Cring*, educational assistant professor, finance, insurance and law
Chelsea Dauenbaugh, Educational Assistant Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
William Dowell, educational assistant professor, sociology and anthropology
Jason Dunda, assistant professor, Wonsook Kim School of Art
Deborah Garrahy*, professor, kinesiology and recreation
Richard Gordon, educational assistant professor, marketing
Mark Grizzard, Educational Assistant Professor, School of Music
Sheryl Henry, Professor, Mennonite College of Nursing
Ellis Hurd, Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
Jillian Joyce, lecturer, School of Communication
Daniel Lannin, associate professor, psychology
Miranda Lin, Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
Erin Marchand, graduate teaching assistant, psychology
Alexander Martin, Educational Assistant Professor, Wonsook Kim School of Art
Joseph McDonald, educational assistant professor, management
Allison Meyer, Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
Holly Ng, educational assistant professor, Mennonite College of Nursing
Katherine Peeples, assistant professor, special education
Kierra Peterson, Pre-Professional Graduate Assistant, Mathematical Sciences Center
Tonya Pierce, educational assistant professor, information technology
Cynthia Pulley*, educational assistant professor, mathematics
Adrienne Riegle, educational assistant professor, sociology and anthropology
Andrew Rummel, Professor, School of Music
Bianca Sanchez, graduate teaching assistant, psychology
Joellen Scott, Educational Assistant Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
Natalie Shaheen, assistant professor, special education
Jonathan Shapiro, associate professor, politics and government
Shraddha Shende, assistant professor, communication sciences and disorders
Taylor Soja, assistant professor, history
Jay Solomonson, Assistant Professor, Agriculture
Bridget Sundin, educational assistant professor, Women’s Gender and Sexuality
Elisha Swanson, educational assistant professor, chemistry
Jennifer Talbot, educational assistant professor, mathematics
Bruce Weldy, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Teaching and Learning
Amanda White, educational assistant professor, special education
Heather Wiegand*, educational assistant professor, Mennonite College of Nursing

*Received more than one nomination