2017 Employee Recognition Day Awards
Three faculty from the College of Education & Human Sciences were recognized during the 2017 UM Employee Recognition Day awards. UM Employee Recognition Day celebrates our Griz family and the wonderful people who serve our university.
Dr. Morgen Alwell, a professor in the Department of Teaching & Learning, was honored with the 2017 Americans with Disabilities Act Award. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Award honors individuals whose important contributions advance education and employment opportunities for people with disabilities at the University of Montana-Missoula. The ADA Team recognizes that endeavors toward carrying on the spirit of the ADA require commitment and perseverance through challenges. Awardees continually set a high standard of excellence by honoring the importance of civil rights laws, using best quality practices, and creating innovative solutions that support the vision of the University of Montana to create a completely accessible campus.
Dr. Brent Ruby, a professor in the Department of Health & Human Performance, was honored with the 2017 Distinguished Scholar Award. The Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions in the areas of research, creativity, or other scholarly activities.
Dr. Catherine Off, an associate professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders, was honored with the 2017 Montana Faculty Service Award. Recipients of this award have demonstrated distinguished service on university committees, attended significant University functions, and rendered public service in the area of their professional competence. Successful candidates have a history of providing superior and effective service that benefits the University of Montana.