Previous Winners of the UHP Outstanding Teaching Award
2011 - Dr. Susan McFadden
The 2011 winner of the University Honors Program Outstanding Teaching Award was Dr. Susan McFadden of the Psychology Department.
Dr. McFadden has taught a wide range of Honors courses over the years, including Honors 175, Honors 271 and 272, Honors 475, and Psychology 104: Honors Introduction to Psychology. She has also assisted with numerous Honors Thesis projects.
Two members of the UHSA, Alyssa Brunner and Shane Conner, presented the award during the Spring 2012 Honors Graduation Ceremony. Because she was at a conference and unable to attend that event, Dr. McFadden was presented with the award later that week at the African American Studies Minor Ceremony.
Also on the ballot this year were Dr. Michael Baltutis (Religious Studies) and Dr. Jennifer Considine (Communication).
Dr. McFadden retired from UW Oshkosh in Spring 2012 and is greatly missed!
2010 - Dr. Don Dingledine
In 2010, the winner of the University Honors Program Outstanding Teaching Award was Dr. Don Dingledine of the English Department.
Dingledine's Honors courses include English 110: Honors Composition, English 229: African American Literature, HNRS 175: Honors Seminar, HNRS 275: Culture Connection, and HNRS 475: Honors Senior Seminar. He has served on the University Honors Program Council since 2007.
Also nominated this year for the OTA were Dr. Susan McFadden (Psychology) and Dr. Caryn Murphy (Communication).
Two members of the University Honors Student Association Teaching Award Committee, Patience Krahn (right) and Ashley Stocker (left), read testimonials from UHP students and presented the award to Dr. Dingledine at the Honors Graduation Ceremony on May 9, 2011.
2009 - Dr. Laurence Carlin
Dr. Laurence Carlin of the Philosophy Department won the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2009. Dr. Carlin's Honors courses include the HNRS 175: Honors Seminar, Philosophy 110: Intro to Philosophy, and Culture Connection.
A longtime University Honors Program Council member, Carlin has also served the UHP as an invaluable Honors Thesis advisor.
Chancellor Richard Wells presented Dr. Carlin with the award at the Spring 2010 Honors Graduation Ceremony on May 10, 2010.
2008 - Dr. Bill Mode
Dr. Bill Mode of the Geology Department won the very first Outstanding Teaching Award in 2008. Dr. Mode's Honors courses include Geology 110: Honors Geology and Culture Connection.
Dr. Bill Mode, pictured far left with fellow nominees Dr. Larry Carlin (Philosophy) and Dr. Steve Szydlik (Mathematics), accepted the award at the UHP Faculty Workshop on June 2, 2009.