President's Awards for Excellence

Each year, Southeastern President John L. Crain bestows the university's most prestigious honor, the President's Award for Excellence, to faculty and staff excelling in the areas of research, teaching, artistic activity, faculty service and staff service. Meet this year's recipients.

  

Molina

Cristina Molina

Associate Professor, Department of Visual Art + Design

President's Award for Excellence in Artistic Creativity

"I think that’s the amazing part about being an artist — that you can invent the rules to your own games."

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Kihm

 

Holly Kihm

Associate Professor, Department of Health and Human Sciences

President's Award for Excellence in Research

"Holly’s ongoing research agenda has brought notoriety to Southeastern, as well as the Family and Consumer Sciences program.”   -- Center for Faculty Excellence Director Mary Ballard

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Eddie Hebert

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

"It’s my job to demonstrate interest and enthusiasm to my students. I want students to know ‘I love this stuff, and it’s interesting to me.’”

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Narro

Amber Narro

Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Communication

President's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service

"Service is certainly my favorite responsibility at Southeastern. I incorporate it into every aspect of my job and life."

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Sandra Lelleck

Physical Plant Business Manager 

President's Award for Excellence in Unclassified Staff Service

"“I believe that if my efforts bring a measure of stability and/or security to others, it enriches the community.”

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