Graphic recognizing faculty excellence

With achievements for teaching, mentoring, research, community service and more, five faculty members were honored for outstanding contributions.

BW professors recognized for excellence

August 23, 2018

Five Baldwin Wallace faculty members are being recognized for their achievements. Although each award has a different focus, the honorees share a dedication to learning and the personal growth of their students. This year's winners include:

Joe YavornitzkyStrosacker Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Joseph Yavornitzky
Director of Primary Healthcare Advancement Program
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Program

This award is the foremost recognition for outstanding classroom performance.

Karen Munroe headshotBechberger Award for Human Development

Dr. Karen Munroe
Associate Professor of Biology

This award is given to a professor who has contributed in outstanding ways to the development and growth of students through leadership outside the classroom.

Swagata BanikGigax Faculty Scholarship Award

Dr. Swagata Banik
Chair and Professor of Public Health and Prevention Science

This award recognizes a faculty member who, through effective scholarship or creative endeavors, has enhanced the learning environment at BW.

Lori Long

Excellence in Community Engagement Award

Dr. Lori Long
Chair of Management and Entrepreneurship
Professor of Business Administration

This award recognizes the outstanding leadership and campus and community contributions of a professor who is advancing the BW mission of developing contributing and compassionate citizens through community-engaged teaching and learning.

Karen Barahona

Excellence in Community Engagement Award

Dr. Karen Barahona
Assistant Professor of Spanish

This award recognizes the outstanding leadership and campus and community contributions of a professor who is advancing the BW mission of developing contributing and compassionate citizens through community-engaged teaching and learning.