Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award

This award is new in 2021 and will be given annually to recognize the many efforts that CEOAS faculty make in mentoring our undergraduate students. 

  • 2021 Larry Becker

The Anita L. Grunder Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Professor Anita L. Grunder made major contributions to undergraduate education in CEOAS and in the Department of Geosciences, as a Professor of Geology and as the inaugural Associate Dean of Academic programs after the merger that formed CEOAS. Professor Grunder was the Associated of Women Geoscientists National Teacher of Year in 2009, and a former winner of the OSU College of Science Lloyd Carter and Fred Horne awards for excellence in teaching. This award is given annually to a CEOAS faculty member who demonstrates excellence in undergraduate teaching in the college.

  • 2021 Jenna Tilt
  • 2017 Shireen Hyrapiet
  • 2016 John Dilles
  • 2015 Kaplan Yalcin
  • 2014 Demian Hommel
  • 2013 Adam Kent
  • 2012 Andrew Meigs

The Pattullo Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

Professor June Pattullo played an instrumental role in the inception and early development of graduate education in oceanography at OSU. The award was first given in 1998 and is intended to recognize a teaching faculty member who has achieved excellence in teaching within CEOAS over a period of several years. The same person may not receive the teaching award more than once in seven years. 

  • 2021 Aaron Wolf
  • 2018 David Graham
  • 2017 Ricardo Matano
  • 2016 Bill Smyth
  • 2015 Jim Lerczak
  • 2014 George Waldbusser
  • 2013 Julia Jones
  • 2012 Burke Hales
  • 2011 Tuba Ozkan-Haller
  • 2010 Jack Barth
  • 2009 John Nabelek
  • 2008 Kipp Shearman
  • 2007 Jim McManus
  • 2006 Eric Maloney
  • 2005 Bob Collier
  • 2004 Bill Smyth
  • 2003 Charlie Miller
  • 2002 Dudley Chelton
  • 2001 Gary Klinkhammer

The Jack Dymond Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award

Jack Dymond was a stalwart member of the CEOAS (then COAS) faculty until his untimely death in 2003, and was known for his efforts in mentoring graduate students in the college. The award was developed by COAS students in 1999 to recognize Jack’s many contributions to student mentoring. 

  • 2021 Jennifer Fehrenbacher and Andrew Meigs
  • 2018 Maureen Walczak
  • 2017 Rob Hatfield
  • 2016 Anita Grunder
  • 2015 Robert Allan
  • 2014 Julia Jones
  • 2013 Ed Brook
  • 2012 Julia Jones
  • 2011 Marta Torres
  • 2010 Lorenzo Ciannelli
  • 2009 Jim Moum
  • 2008 Eric Skyllingstad
  • 2007 Kipp Shearman
  • 2006 Ricardo Letelier
  • 2005 Jim Good
  • 2004 Tim Cowles
  • 2003 None awarded
  • 2002 Scott Pegau
  • 2001 Dawn Wright and Charlie Miller

Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award

This award was initiated by COAS students in 2000 as a way to recognize the significant contribution FRAs (Faculty Research Assistants) make in supporting student development and research. The award is given annually for exemplary performance by a CEOAS Faculty Research Assistant.

  • 2021 Ernie Colantonio
  • 2018 David Reinert
  • 2017 Katie Watkins-Brandt
  • 2016 Sarah Lewis
  • 2015 Craig Risien
  • 2014 Anatoli Erofeev
  • 2013 Andrew Thurber
  • 2012 Andy Ross
  • 2011 Chris Romsos
  • 2010 Marnie Jo Zirbel
  • 2009 Chris Holm
  • 2008 Mike Neeley-Brown
  • 2007 Bill Tahnk
  • 2006 Michael Schlax
  • 2005 Boon Chua
  • 2004 Bill Rugh
  • 2003 Andy Ungerer
  • 2002 Tom Leach
  • 2001 John Stanley

Outstanding Classified Staff Award

This award was initiated in 2007 as a way to recognize the outstanding service and contributions to CEOAS by classified staff. The award is given annually for exemplary performance by a CEOAS classified staff member.

  • 2021 Stacey Schulte
  • 2018 Biana Weatherford
  • 2017 Hannah Rivera
  • 2016 Stephanie Pearse
  • 2015 Renee Freeman
  • 2014 Stacey Schulte
  • 2013 Stephanie Dewey
  • 2012 Jim Dickson
  • 2011 Meaghan Deitz
  • 2010 Lori Hartline
  • 2009 Sandy Beals
  • 2008 Linda LaFleur
  • 2007 Mary Hitch

Outstanding Service to the College Award (student)

This award recognizes students who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication and service to the college.

  • 2021 Layla Ghazi (graduate); Eve Selbie and Emily Morrow (undergraduate)

CEOAS Exceptional Service Awards

These awards have been given to individuals who have gone above and beyond the requirements of their positions to help CEOAS meet the challenges presented by the Burt Hall fire and the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 2021 Chris Russo, Mike Calascibetta, Garth Jensen, Jason Balderston