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The Awards Committee included the 1997 award recipients: Chandra Brahma from Fresno State, Bob Stevenson from East Los Angeles College, and Linda Vanasupa from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.
Irvin Drew from El Camino College (Vice Chair, Community Colleges) participated in the selection of the Outstanding Community College Educator Award.
The committee received the nominations and excerpts from the Awards Nomination Information pamphlet via U.S. mail. We used e-mail as the primary means of communication. After each committee member reviewed the nominations, he/she e-mailed or (regular mailed) me his/her vote for each category. The single nominee for the DOW Award was not eligible for the award because he was in a field outside of the chemical industry. Kimberly Odgen was selected for Outstanding Teaching Award and Keith Level was selected for the Outstanding Community College Educator Award.
DOW Outstanding New Faculty Award
|Mohamed S. Kaseko, UNLV||Edward Neumann, UNLV|
ASEE-PSW Outstanding Teaching Award
|Kimberly Ogden, Univ. of Ariz.||Thomas W. Peterson, Univ. of Ariz.|
|K. Balasubramanian, Cal Poly, SLO||J. Kent Butler, Cal Poly, SLO|
|F. Ernesto Penado, Northern Ariz. Univ.||Pamela A. Eibeck, Northern Ariz. Univ.|
|Brendan O'Toole, UNLV||Darrell W. Pepper, UNLV|
|Raymond Gordon, Cal Poly, SLO||James LoCascio, Cal Poly, SLO|
ASEE-PSW Outstanding Community College Educator Award
|Keith Level, Santa Barbara City College||Rich Hart, Cabrillo College|
|Jim Egan, Ohlone College||J. Kent Butler, Cal Poly, SLO|
The awards will be presented on March 18, 1998 at the ASEE-PSW Awards Banquet. Submitted by: Stacey Breitenbach, Vice-Chair, Faculty Awards March 17, 1998