College of Science and Mathematics Honors Outstanding Faculty Members

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Sept. 7, 2005 – Five faculty members in the College of Science and Mathematics at Southeast Missouri State University recently were honored for outstanding service, teaching and research, and for having received the College’s PRIDE Award.

Dr. Margaret Waterman, associate professor of biology and middle and secondary education, received the College of Science and Mathematics PRIDE Award. Dr. Allen Gathman, professor of biology, received the Research Award. Tom Wencewicz, assistant professor mathematics, received the Teaching Award. Dr. Craig Roberts, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. James Champine, associate professor of biology, both received the Service Award.

 The awards were presented at a College of Science and Mathematics All-Faculty meeting Aug. 29.

The College of Science and Mathematics PRIDE Award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence as a teacher, an extraordinary level of scholarship and service, and whose overall accomplishments are especially noteworthy.

Each college and school at Southeast nominates a faculty member for the PRIDE Award, which is presented annually by the University. With the award, Waterman becomes the faculty nominee from the College of Science and Mathematics for the University’s 2006 PRIDE Award to be presented during winter commencement exercises in December.

Faculty from the College of Science and Mathematics

From left to right are Chris McGowan, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, James Champine, Margaret Waterman, Allen Gathman, Tom Wencewicz and Craig Roberts. (view larger image)