Award Winners

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The UB Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to present a listing of awardees selected from among our faculty, staff, and students.

FACULTY AND STAFF AWARDEES

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr. Jessica Poulin (2022)
  • Dr. Katharina Dittmar (2016)
  • Dr. Charles Fourtner (2005)
  • Dr. Todd Hennessey (2000)
  • Dr. Gerald Koudelka (1996)
  • Dr. Richard Almon (1995)
  • Dr. Stephen Free (1995)
  • Dr. Christopher Loretz (1991)
  • Dr. Clyde Herreid (1981)
  • Dr. James R. LaFountain (1977)

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

  •  Dr. Clyde Herreid (1988)

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service

  • Barbara McCabe (2022)
  • Joseph Helfer (2017)
  • Vickie Searight (2015)
  • Eileen Sylves (2007)

UB Distinguished Postdoctoral Mentor Award

  • Dr. Paul Cullen (2022)

UB Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award

  • Dr. Jessica Poulin (2013)
  • Dr. Clyde Herreid (2010)
  • Dr. Paul Cullen (2008)

UB President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring

  • Dr. Stephen Free (2014)

     

STUDENT AWARDEES

SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence

  • 2022: Pia Schwartz  (see more)
  • 2020: Megan Dwyer
  • 2020: Katherine Eaton
  • 2020: Kathleen Ohman
  • 2019: Jessie Pelosi
  • 2018: John McCarthy
  • 2017: Barrett Kemp
  • 2016: Elizabeth Kaltenbach
  • 2015: Christopher Reinhardt
  • 2014: Emily Fiore

UB Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award

  • 2022: Holly O'Shea
  • 2022: Savannah Sojka 
  • 2021: Nicole Wong
  • 2017: Kimberly Farr 

UB CAS Outstanding Senior Awards

  • 2022: Serenah Teh
  • 2021: Nicholas Kagelmacher
  • 2020: Katherine Eaton
  • 2019: Jessie Pelosi
  • 2018: John McCarthy
  • 2017: Alexa Bracci
  • 2016: Kenneth Minorczyk
  • 2015: Ronald Aaron Sing Bola
  • 2014: Rachel La Rosa
  • 2013: Courtney Szyjka
  • 2012: Jamieson Brady
  • 2011: Joshua Adams
  • 2010: Benjamin Verplanke
  • 2009: Carrie McNamee
  • 2008: Tara Bancroft
  • 2007: Craig Keller

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