Faculty/Staff Briefs

Faculty and Staff Briefs: August 2021   

HONORS AND AWARDS   Inika Pierre Williams (Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement) has been selected as a Leadership Tallahassee Class 39 member. She has also been awarded $20,000 from the City of Tallahassee to combat the disparate impact that COVID-19 has had on learning for students in our community. Patricia Homan, Ph.D. (Department of Sociology) received the Distinguished […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: July 2021   

HONORS AND AWARDS Sastry Pamidi, Ph.D. (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering) has been selected as a Fellow from the Cryogenics Society of America. Pamidi received the award during the virtual joint 23rd Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference, held in July 2021. Marsha Hartline, D.N.P., R.N., CNML, (College of Nursing) recently received Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s first-ever DAISY Award for Extraordinary Faculty, created […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: June 2021  

HONORS AND AWARDS Melissa Gross, Ph.D. and Don Latham, Ph.D. (College of Communication and Information) received the 2021 Best Conference Paper Award from the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) for their paper “Is There a Social Worker in your Library?” Shuyuan Ho, Ph.D. (College of Communication and Information) received the 2021 National Science Foundation […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: May 2021 

HONORS AND AWARDS  Krystal Thomas, MSI (University Libraries) was awarded the 2021 Society of Florida Archivists Award of Excellence, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the preservation of Florida’s documentary heritage. Melissa Radey, Ph.D. and Shamra Boel-Studt, Ph.D. (College of Social Work) received a successfully funded Priority Research Award by the Florida Institute for Child Welfare for their project, “Maternity Group Homes for Young Mothers […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: April 2021

HONORS AND AWARDS  Shonda Bernadin, Ph.D. (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering) received the 2020-2021 Research Excellence Award from Florida A&M University on April 23, 2021.  Stephanie Kennedy, Ph.D. (College of Social Work) was honored as the College of Social Work Instructor of the Year. Student nominators noted her engaged and compassionate teaching style and her ability […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: March 2021

HONORS AND AWARDS Carla Laroche, J.D. (College of Law) was honored as one of the 2021 Tallahassee Democrat’s “25 Women You Need to Know” for her important work in our community. Carrie Anne Baade, M.F.A. (Department of Art) won grand prize for the Pensacola Museum of Art’s 67th Members Exhibit and was awarded a solo […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: February 2021

HONORS AND AWARDS The FSU Alumni Association was recognized with a 2021 CASE District III award and received Grand Gold in the category of Alumni/General Interest Magazines produced two times per year for its biannual alumni publication, VIRES magazine. Mackenzie Alston, Ph.D. (Department of Economics) was selected for a post-doctoral fellowship from the National Bureau […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: January 2021

HONORS AND AWARDS Gregory J. Harris, Ph.D. (College of Human Sciences) and Earl Levison (Student Affairs) were recently selected as recipients of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award presented by the FSU Division of Student Affairs and the Center for Leadership and Social Change. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award was established in 1986 to […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: December 2020 

HONORS AND AWARDS Joseph A. Schwartz, Ph.D. (College of Criminology & Criminal Justice) was awarded the Early Career Award from the BioPsychoSocial Division of the American Society of Criminology. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to scholarly knowledge on BioPsychoSocial criminology within six years of receiving their doctoral degree. James Du, Ph.D. and Jason Pappas, Ph.D. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Adrienne Stephenson, Ph.D. (Office of Graduate Fellowships and Awards) was selected as a Leon County recipient of the Spirit of Community Awards by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Yolanda Rankin, Ph.D. (College of Communication and Information) was chosen for two Diversity and Inclusion Awards and Honorable Mention for Best […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2020 

HONORS AND AWARDS Rick Burnette, Ph.D., Heather Epstein-Diaz, Galiya Tabulda, Ph.D., Caitlyn Jessee, Eugene Hernandez, Zack Stoffers, Patrick Martin, Mev Verzaal, Samantha Nix, Ph.D., Joling Emerick, Andrew Brady, Matthew Earhart and James M. Hunt, Ph.D. (Office of Institutional Research) were awarded first place for Best Website, second place for Best Fact Book and third place for Best Interactive Report at the regional Southern Association for Institutional Research conference. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2020

HONORS AND AWARDS Amy Ai, Ph.D. (College of Social Work) was recognized by the American Psychological Association for outstanding contributions in science for trauma psychology. She was honored by APA’s Trauma Psychology Division (Division 56) in an online ceremony Aug. 19. Kelly Farquharson, Ph.D. (College of Communication and Information) received meritorious poster submission recognition by […]