Thursday, April 11, 2013

2013 CAFE-Oh-Wow awards presented at faculty appreciation lunch on April 5

Golden CAFE-Oh-Wow Award
Prof. Deb Periman, Legal Studies Program Coordinator, was among the recipients of a 2013 CAFE-Oh-Wow award for her service to the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE). Prof. Periman has been a Ford Foundation Fellow in the Difficult Dialogues Initiative, and the Alaska Ways of Teaching and Knowing Initiative, and has been involved in numerous other CAFE-sponsored programs. She is currently the faculty facilitator for the Making Learning Visible series, "Jumping into Scholarly Teaching."

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence promotes excellence in teaching, service, community engagement, creative activity, and research in an atmosphere of collegiality.

The Center is designed to support faculty at the University of Alaska Anchorage, including its Community Campuses, in order to showcase and promote innovations in teaching and research and advance a community of scholars. CAFE offers a wide spectrum of workshops, forums and assistance to faculty in teaching excellence, research, assessment, civic engagement, classroom success, student retention, and special support for new and adjunct faculty.

Prof. Periman accepts her award.

2013 CAFE-Oh-Wow award recipients with Provost "Bear" Baker. L to r: John Dede, Shawnalee Whitney, Deb Periman,
Provost Baker, Heather Caldwell, Heather Nash.