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CHHS presents awards to Lickteig, Lachowetz, and Hall

The College of Health and Human Sciences at Georgia Southern University presented three faculty Awards for Excellence at the beginning of the 2006 academic year. The Award for Excellence in Teaching was presented to Dr. Melissa Lickteig, assistant professor of nursing; the Award for Excellence in Scholarship was presented to Dr. Tony Lachowetz, assistant professor of sport management; and the Award for Excellence in Service was presented to Dr. Alice Hall, associate professor of child and family development.

Lickteig was recognized for her mastery of both the classroom and the clinical teaching environment. She incorporates Web-based lectures and learning activities, case studies, and clinical simulations into her instruction, while at the same time”according to her students”making learning enjoyable.

Lachowetz was recognized for his research projects focusing on sports marketing and the economics of sports. In addition to numerous publications, he has served as editor or reviewer for several professional journals. He secured grant funds to support his ‘Grand Slam Marketing” project, which promotes Georgia Southern baseball, and has served as a mentor for the McNair Scholars Program. He also serves as a thesis advisor to sport management students.

Hall has used her expertise to improve the quality of after-school care for children in Bulloch County. She works with the local Boys and Girls Club, the Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation, Our Time, and the RECESS program by conducting training sessions, serving on boards, and reviewing grant applications. She is an active member of the National After-School Association, has served on the Georgia Southern Faculty Senate, and most recently agreed to serve as the interim director of the University’s Child Development Center.

Last year’s winners of the CHHS Awards for Excellence were Dr. Dannette Wood (teaching), Dr. James Bigley (scholarship), and Dr. Padmini Shankar (service).

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