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Distinguished Achievement (College)

Each fall, The Association of Former Students honors outstanding faculty members for their dedication to teaching. Since the program's inception in 1982, recipients are recognized for their talent, expertise and devotion on conveying knowledge to students.

Each recipient receives a $2,000 cash gift.

Distinguished Achievement Award: College Level - Criteria and Nomination Information

2017 Distinguished Achievement Award: College Level Award Recipients

Bush School of Government and Public Service
Ren Mu, International Affairs


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Kathrin Dunlap '06, Animal Science
James Hu, Biochemistry and Biophysics
Brian Shaw, Plant Pathology and Microbiology


College of Architecture

Eric Bardenhagen '99, Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning
Stephen Caffey, Architecture

College of Dentistry

Sarah Allen '14, Restorative Sciences
Mary Vu '13, Dental Hygiene


College of Education and Human Development

Glenda Byrns '07, Educational Psychology
Timothy Lightfoot, Health and Kinesiology

College of Engineering

Yucel Akkutlu, Petroleum Engineering
Katy Kao, Chemical Engineering
Bimal Nepal, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
Scott Schaefer, Computer Science and Engineering

College of Geosciences

Donald Collins, Atmospheric Sciences
Andrew Klein, Geography

College of Liberal Arts

David Carlson, Anthropology
Steven Wiggins, Economics
José Villalobos, Hispanic Studies
Felipe Hinojosa, History


College of Medicine

Travis Hein '97, Surgery
Rajesh Miranda, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics


College of Nursing

Margaret Bosenbark '05, Nursing


College of Pharmacy

Mohammad Nutan, Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Science

Ricardo Eusebi, Physics and Astronomy
David Kerr, Mathematics
Soon-Mi Lim, Chemistry
Thomas  Wehrly, Statistics


College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Louise Abbott, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
Stacy Eckman '98, Veterinary Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Mays Business School

Sean T. McGuire '00, Accounting
Michael J. Wesson '92, Management
G. Dwayne Whitten, Information & Operations Management


School of Law

Maxine Harrington, Law


School of Public Health

Jennifer Griffith '98, Public Health Studies


Texas A&M University - Galveston

R.J. David Wells, Marine Biology


Texas A&M University - Qatar

LeeAnn Mysti Rudd, English


University Libraries

Laura Sare, Libraries



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