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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

2021 Distinguished Achievement Award: College Level Award Recipients

Bush School of Government and Public Service
John Schuessler, International Affairs

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

Kim Dooley '84, Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications

Angela Durko '14, Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences

Russell Feagin '03, Ecology and Conservation Biology

Ariun Ishdorj, Agricultural Economics


College of Architecture

Galen Newman, Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning

College of Dentistry

To be announced.


College of Education and Human Development

Christopher Woodman, Health and Kinesiology

Marcia Montague '98, Educational Psychology


College of Engineering

Dilma Da Silva, Computer Science and Engineering

Angie Hill Price ’87, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution

Karen Kirkland, Nuclear Engineering

Scott Miller, Electrical and Computer Engineering


College of Geosciences

Christina Belanger, Geology and Geophysics


College of Liberal Arts

Craig Schulman, Economics

Shawna Ross, English

María Irene Moyna, Hispanic Studies

Clare Palmer, Philosophy and Humanities


College of Medicine

David Earnest, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics

Paul Brandt, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics


College of Nursing 

Martin Mufich, Nursing


College of Pharmacy

Simi Gunaseelan, Pharmaceutical Sciences


College of Science

David Powers, Chemistry

Daniel Collins, Chemistry

Jennifer Whitfield, Mathematics

M. Suhail Zubairy, Physics and Astronomy


College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Jay Griffin, Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Timothy Phillips, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

Raquel Rech, Veterinary Pathobiology


Mays Business School

Shane Johnson, Finance

Aaron Becker, Information & Operations Management


School of Law

Huyen Pham, Law


School of Public Health

Gerard Carrino, Health Policy and Management


Texas A&M University - Galveston

Jhenny Galan, Foundational Sciences


Texas A&M University - Qatar

Martinus van de Logt, Liberal Arts Program- History


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