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Provost Names Outstanding Teachers for 2003

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UK Provost Michael T. Nietzel presented the awards, which carry cash stipends of $5,000 for the tenured faculty members and $1,000 for the teaching assistants.

 

April 24, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Four University of Kentucky tenured faculty members and three teaching assistants received the 2003 Provost Awards for Outstanding Teaching in a ceremony today at the William T. Young Library.

UK Provost Michael T. Nietzel presented the awards, which carry cash stipends of $5,000 for the tenured faculty members and $1,000 for the teaching assistants. Winners included:

-- Jerzy (Jurek) Jaromczyk, associate professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering. Jaromczyk received a master’s degree in mathematics and computer science and a doctorate in computer science from Warsaw University.

-- Carl Lee, professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences. Lee received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Yale University and his doctorate in applied mathematics from Cornell University.

-- Leland (Buck) Ryan, associate professor, School of Journalism and Telecommunications, College of Communications and Information Studies. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

-- Inmaculada Pertusa-Serva, associate professor, Department of Hispanic Studies, College of Arts and Sciences. She received her doctorate in Hispanic literature and linguistics from the University of Colorado.

Provost Outstanding Teaching Awards were also presented to teaching assistants Walter Bower and Tammy Marvin Werner, both doctoral candidates in the Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, and Bryan Pearce-Gonzales, a doctoral student in the Department of Hispanic Studies, College of Arts and Sciences.

Photo of winners of 2003 Provost Outstanding Teaching Awards -- Inmaculada Pertusa-Serva, Carl Lee, Walter Bower, Tammy Werner, Leland (Buck) Ryan, Jerzy (Jurek) Jaromczyk, and Bryan Pearce-Gonzales
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From left, Immaculada Pertusa-Serva, Carl Lee, Walter Bower, Tammy Werner, Leland (Buck) Ryan, Jerzy (Jurek) Jaromczyk, and Bryan Pearce-Gonzales


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