Five Honored with 2022 SU Alumni Association Faculty Appreciation Awards – Thursday December 22, 2022

SALISBURY, MD—This year’s Salisbury College Alumni Affiliation School Appreciation Award winners are “instrumental,” “left a long lasting impression,” “taught with enthusiasm” and served as “a light to all,” in accordance to their former students.

The affiliation honored 5 with the accolade as element of SU’s yearly Slide Commencement celebration. They include Drs. Deborah Mathews (Social Operate) in the College or university of Health and Human Companies, Larence Becker (Psychology) in the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton College of Liberal Arts, Jennifer Bergner (Mathematical Sciences) in the Richard A. Henson College of Science and Engineering, Thomas Calo (Management) in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, and Chin-Hsiu Chen (Early and Elementary Training) in the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel University of Education and learning.

“These school have created a long lasting impact on students, have supplied dynamic classroom instruction, exhibit characteristics graduates can acquire with them into their professions, and have made a change in the lives of their college students,” explained Dr. Lili Leonard, Alumni Association president.

In their nominations, alumni usually gave eloquent and heartfelt praise to this year’s recipients, whom lots of mentioned aided form their activities at SU.

“Dr. Mathews was instrumental in launching the M.S.W. method at SU. As a graduate of the quite initial M.S.W. course, I simply cannot get started to notify you how crucial she was to my years as a graduate university student,” mentioned a single alumnus. “Dr. Mathews was normally there to give us whichever we essential and aid us become the ideal we could be.”

“Dr. Becker is the reason I perform in psychology and neuroscience right now,” said his nominator. “In his exploration solutions course, we had a job to establish 10 measures to achieve our future aims in the area of psychology. By this venture, I understood I required to go after a Ph.D. and subsequently used to be a portion of the SU Neuroscience Lab and the Cognitive Getting old Lab.”

“Dr. Bergner went earlier mentioned and beyond in her services to pupils and their futures. She did whatsoever achievable to help us succeed,” stated a former university student. “Dr. Bergner is also one of the number of math professors who has the unique talent of breaking principles down to the most basic ranges, earning discovering and retaining details that a great deal extra doable for learners.”

“Dr. Calo invested in his learners who really required to find out and grow to be far better,” explained an alumnus. “He left a long lasting effect on me by way of his professionalism, kindness and dedication to instructing.”

“Dr. Chen was, by much, the best professor I had all through my time at Salisbury,” explained a previous student. “She was understanding and caring, and taught with enthusiasm. She designed class exciting, and the assignments she assigned had been difficult, but achievable.”

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