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2018 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients Announced

 

Date:   3/19/2018

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Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have selected 24 outstanding members of the school’s faculty and staff to be honored with the 2018 Distinguished Achievement Awards. The university-level Distinguished Achievement Awards were first presented in 1955 and have since been awarded to more than 1,000 professionals who have exhibited the highest standards of excellence at Texas A&M.

 

The 2018 Distinguished Achievement Awards will be formally presented at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 27, during ceremonies in Rudder Theatre on the Texas A&M University campus. In recognition of their achievements, each recipient will receive a cash gift, an engraved watch and a commemorative plaque.

 

The 2018 recipients, along with their departments/affiliations are as follows.


Teaching

Norma Arizpe
Senior Lecturer
Department of Hispanic Studies
 
Glenda Byrns ’07
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
 
Don T. Conlee ’94
Instructional Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Joanne Hardy
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
Mark T. Holtzapple
Professor
Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering
 
Xenophon Koufteros
Professor
Department of Information & Operations Management
 
Krishna R. Narayanan
Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Michelle D. Pine ’02
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
 
Cynthia A Riccio
Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
 
Gary Wingenbach
Professor
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications
 
Research
 
Nancy M. Amato
Regents Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
 
Perla B. Balbuena
Professor
Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering
 
Andrew Dessler
Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
 
Catherine Eckel
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Economics
 
Mladen Kezunovic
Regents Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
 
Daniel A. Singleton
Professor
Department of Chemistry
 
Individual Student Relations
 
Angela Hairrell ΚΌ91
Director, Academic Support Services
Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College of Medicine
 
Daniel A. McAdams
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
 
Administration
 
Nagamangala “N.K.” Anand
Executive Associate Dean
College of Engineering
 
Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education and Professional Development
 
Ellen R. Jordan
Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist
Department of Animal Science
 
Staff
 
Samuell R. Hawes ’81
Assistant Commandant for Recruiting
Division of Student Affairs
 
David Wentling ’13
Director of Student Services
College of Architecture
 
Graduate Mentoring
 
Noah D. Cohen
Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Services
 
J. Timothy Lightfoot
Professor
Department of Health and Kinesiology

 
 

 

 



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