UNM's annual teaching awards ceremony will be Wednesday, May 2 from 2-4 p.m. in SUB Ballroom C. A reception, hosted by the Office of Support for Effective Teaching, will follow the ceremony. The campus community is invited to attend.

The following award recipients, announced by the Faculty Senate Teaching Enhancement Committee, will be recognized by Provost Chaouki Abdallah and other campus leaders at the ceremony.

Presidential Teaching Fellow
Leslie Donovan, University Honors Program

Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Matías Fontenla, Economics and Gary Weissmann, Earth & Planetary Sciences

Outstanding Lecturer or Affiliated Faculty of the Year
Dianne Bechtel, English, Judith Hendry and Janet Shiver, Communication & Journalism

Outstanding New Teacher of the Year
Amy Brandzel, American Studies and Women Studies and Julie Sykes, Spanish & Portuguese

Outstanding Online Teacher of the Year
Janet Shiver, Communication & Journalism

Susan Deese-Roberts Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year
Brad Bergsbaken, Economics; Martha Byrne, Mathematics & Statistics; Shirley Heying, Anthropology; Stacey Kikendall, English; and Angela Putman, Communication & Journalism

Media contact: Steve Carr (505) 277-1821; email: scarr@unm.edu