CNAS recognized outstanding faculty and staff for the sixth year at a reception held on April 28, 2017. The award winners were nominated by departmental personnel committees, department heads or students. The nominations were then reviewed by a faculty committee for the faculty/staff awards and by a student committee for the student-nominated award. The award winners receive a certificate and a small monetary award.
We are proud to congratulate the following LLC partner and student award winners for 2017!
Matt Pierson, associate professor in the cooperative engineering program, serves as faculty advisory for the student chapters of American Society of Civil Engineers and Missouri Society of Professional Engineers as well as for the steel bridge and concrete canoe teams that compete each year. He serves on the Springfield/Green County Environmental Taskforce and the City of Springfield Stormwater Taskforce. He plans and conducts Discovery Engineering Day each February and assists with Math Counts and model bridge contest –all MSPE events.
CNAS Student Nominated Awards for Faculty/Staff Excellence
Fourteen faculty were nominated by students for this award. In the words of the students, these faculty/staff truly understand the power of knowledge and they are always willing to help. They provide a learning environment where every student has the potential to succeed. The students chose four award winners this year.
Dr. Jorge L. Rebaza-Vasquez – For going above and beyond his duties as a professor.
He also also mentored a student project for
Undergraduate Research Day – 2017
The 8th Annual CNAS Undergraduate Research Day was held on Friday, April 28. There were 65 poster presentations in a variety of categories. Pictures and abstracts of all presentations will soon be posted at http://science.missouristate.edu/Undergraduate-Research-Day.htm
Biology: Ecology, Conservation and Wildlife
1st Place: RA for the Bears for Sustainability floor Kenzie Medley
WHEN TERRITORIAL SALAMANDERS CHEAT: A TEST OF THE DEER ENEMY PHEROMONE IN SOUTHERN RED-BACKED SALAMANDERS
Faculty Advisor: Alicia Mathis
Congratulations to our friends in CNAS!