awards

Please find below a selection of honors, grants, and awards I have received for my research, teaching and service as well as for my work with the We Are One Team (WA1T) initiative at Bowling Green State University (BGSU).

Honors, Grants, & Awards for Research, Teaching, and Service
 

2018    "Top 10 Under 10" Recognition, Bowling Green State University. BGSU Alumni named a Top 10 Under 10 honoree are recent alums (within 10 years) who are change-makers
               transforming the lives of others.

2018    Cooper Award, Central States Communication Association.
              The prestigious Cooper Award is named after former CSCA President Pamela J. Cooper and is presented to one M.A. level graduate teaching assistant and one Ph.D. level
              graduate teaching assistant in recognition of excellent teaching by a graduate student.

2018    President's Award for Distinguished Service, Gregory T. DeCrane Applauding Excellence Awards, Office of Campus Activities, BGSU. 
              This award honors well-rounded individuals who have made significant contributions to BGSU and have multiple involvements within the University and Bowling Green
              communities.

 

2017    Winifred O. Stone Graduate Student Development Fund, Graduate College, BGSU.
              The recipient of this award is chosen from 3,000 graduate students at the university. Awardees of this award are honored for superior academic achievement, outstanding
              leadership in the academic community, and exceptional writing skills.

 

2017    Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award, School of Media and Communication, BGSU.             
              This award is given to a graduate student in the School of Media and Communication who has excelled at teaching undergraduate students within the School of Media and    
              Communication at BGSU.

2017    
Outstanding Community Service Award, Gregory T. DeCrane Applauding Excellence Awards, Office of Campus Activities, BGSU
              This award honors outstanding students who provided service to the Bowling Green and/or University community through volunteerism, employment, as well as those individuals
              who have made significant strides in bettering the quality of life at the University and/or Bowling Green community.

 

2017    Top Papers in Popular Culture Panel, Popular Culture Division, Central States Communication Association.

2017    MLK Jr. Drum Major for Peace Award, Human Relations Commission, Bowling Green, Ohio.
              This award is awarded to an individual of the Bowling Green community in recognition of their commitment and dedication to the community and in    
              appreciation for their concern for the welfare of others by building strong relationships among the citizens of Bowling Green.


2016    Travel Grant, 102nd Annual Convention, National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

2016    Top Papers in Intercultural Communication Panel, Intercultural Communication Division, Central States Communication Association.

2016    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student Award, Graduate Student Senate, BGSU.
              The recipient of this school-wide award is chosen from 3,000 graduate students at BGSU.

2016    Outstanding International Graduate Student Award, Graduate Student Senate, BGSU.
              The recipient of this school-wide award is chosen from 3,000 graduate students.

2015    Graduate Scholar Award, 6th International Conference on Sport and Society, Toronto, Canada.

2015    Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award, School of Media and Communication, BGSU, Nominee.
2015    BGSU Graduate College’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Nominee.

2011    Honored as Best Student of Graduating Class, Mittweida University of Applied Sciences.
              The “Best Student” award goes to the student with the highest GPA of the graduating class.


 

Honors & Awards for the We Are One Team (WA1T) Initiative
 

2017    NCAA Award for Diversity and Inclusion, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) / Minorities Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA). 
              This national award recognizes and celebrates initiatives, policies, and practices of schools and offices that embrace diversity and inclusion across the intercollegiate athletics
                    community.

 

2017    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student Award, Graduate Student Senate, BGSU.             
             The recipient of this school-wide award is chosen among the over 300 student-run organizations and initiatives at BGSU.

 

2017    Outstanding Student Organization of the Year, Office of Campus Activities, BGSU. 
              This award is given to an organization that has provided opportunities for its members to develop and enhance leadership skills and has made meaningful contributions to the                     University community. The recipient of this award was the Sport, Social Justice, and Communication Coalition, which is a student organization that serves as the organized      
              student component for the We Are One Team (WA1T) initiative.
              
2015   Organization of the Month (November 2015), National Residence Hall Honorary Falcon Chapter, Bowling Green State University.