University of Southern Indiana


Excellence Award

  • Teaching Awards – Dr. Adrian Gentle - Mathematics
  • Scholarship Award – Dr. Doris Mohr - Mathematics
  • Service Award – Dr. Kelly Sparks - Teacher Education
  • Advising Award – Dr. Ken Walsh - Chemistry

Innovation Award

  • Dr. Gina Berridge (Teacher Education) and Dr. Stacy Keown - TED Scholars
  • Dr. Amy Chan-Hilton (Engineering), Dr. Bill Elliott (Geology & Physics), Dr. Christos Deligkaris (Engineering), Dr. Adrian Gentle (Mathematics), Dr. Eric Greenwood (Geology & Physics) - Understanding of Student Retention Pathways and Bottlenecks through Systems Analysis and Action Research
  • Dr. Glenna Bower (Kinesiology & Sport) and Whitney Mosier (Teacher Education) - Building a Community of Students: Recruitment and Retention Efforts
  • Dr. Alyssa Weatherholt (Kinesiology & Sport) - Using Student Laboratory Assistants to Increase the Number of Exercise Science and Kinesiology Students with Career Ready Skills


  • Dr. Will Hawkins (Kinesiology and Sport) -The Role of MTC-1 and actinin Genetic Polymorphism in Exercise Performance
  • Dr. Moriah Smothers (Teacher Education), Dr. Alyssa Weatherholt(Kinesiology & Sport), Dr. Renee Frimming (Kinesiology & Sport) - Students' self-efficacy toward health behavior change during the first year of college
  • Dr. Yajuan (Vivian) Xiang (Teacher Education) -Dual-Language Home Literacy Environment

Barnett Award

  • Keith Pate, Farid El Breidi (Faculty Mentor)- Designing and Building a Wirelessly Controlled Miniature-Excavator Arm

  • Conner Schafer, Will Hawkins (Faculty Mentor)- Effects MTC-1 Polymorphism on Clearance of Blood Lactate Following Anaerobic Exercise in Anaerobically Trained Women

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