Eastern Michigan University celebrates outstanding faculty and lecturers in awards ceremony

Faculty and lecturers award winners pictured with Rhonda Longworth at the recognition ceremony.
Pictured here are: (back row, left to right) Adam Briggs, Rotesa Baker, Michael Foster, Beth Henschen, Imandeep Grewal, Herman Tang, (front row, left to right) Provost Rhonda Longworth, Krithika Prakash, and Devika Choudhuri.

YPSILANTI — Eastern Michigan University recognized its outstanding instructional community in the 2023 Distinguished Faculty and Lecturer Awards Ceremony on March 28. The awards recognize faculty who excel in teaching, research, creative activity, and service to the University. The awardees were selected by The Ronald W. Collins – Distinguished Faculty Awards Committee and the EMU-FT Full Time and Part Time Lecturer Teaching Awards Committee.

Faculty and lecturers who received awards are highlighted below:

  • Rotesa Baker: EMU-FT Part-Time Lecturer Teaching Award (Leadership and Counseling)

  • Adam Briggs: Distinguished Faculty Research Award I (Psychology)

  • Devika Choudhuri: Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award II (Leadership and Counseling)

  • Michael Foster: Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award I (World Languages)

  • Imandeep Grewal: Service Award (Teaching Education)

  • Patricia Henry: EMU-FT Part-Time Lecturer Teaching Award (Management)

  • Beth Henschen: Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award II (Political Science)

  • Krithika Prakash: EMU-FT Part-Time Lecturer Teaching Award (Psychology)

  • Herman Tang: Distinguished Faculty Research Award II (Engineering)


About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 14,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

April 05, 2023

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