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THE ASSOCIATION OF FORMER STUDENTS UNIVERSITY LEVEL DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

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 2017-2018 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.
 
Association of Former Students University-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards List

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2019 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients Announced:
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 2019 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 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards will be formally presented at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 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 2019 recipients, along with their departments/affiliations, are as follows.
 
For Teaching
Erick Moreno-Centeno, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
Wei-Jung Chen, Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, College of Medicine
Cheryl Herman, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Claire Katz, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
Wei Li, Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, College of Architecture
Duncan S. MacKenzie, Department of Biology, College of Science
John F. Murphy, School of Law
Scott Schaefer, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, College of Engineering
Nancy Street, Department of Communication, College of Liberal Arts
Radhika Viruru, Department of Teaching, Learning, & Culture, Education and Human Development
For Research
Nicolaas E. Deutz, Department of Health & Kinesiology, College of Education and Human Development
Francois Gabbai, Department of Chemistry,  College of Science
Yassin A. Hassan, Department of Nuclear Engineering, College of Engineering
Katrin Hinrichs, Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
P.R. Kumar, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
M. Suhail Zubairy, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Science

For Individual Student engagement
Rafael Almanzar
, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Rebecca Burns, College of Nursing
For Administration
Sherry J. Yennello, Department of Chemistry, College of Science

For Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education and Professional Development
Tatiana Erukhimova, Department of Physics, College of Science
For Staff
Jennifer Boyle, Department of Student Activities, Division of Student Affairs
Krista May, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
For Graduate Mentoring
Bani K. Mallick, Department of Statistics, College of Science
Guy Whitten, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts
The recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony April 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Rudder Theatre during the 2019 Distinguished Day programming, open to all those interested in attending. The full schedule for Distinguished Day will be made in a forthcoming announcement.