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Malone University awards outstanding faculty, staff, administrator

6560-March 19, 2013

Awards 2013, Linda Hamilton, Debbie Craven, David King, Nicholette Rogers, Duane Watson, Marcia Everett

Malone University announced the 2013 recipients of the Distinguished Faculty Awards and Outstanding Staff and Administrator at the annual "Celebrating Excellence" chapel service earlier today. 

Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize faculty excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship/creative expression, and service.  Each year, faculty, staff, and students are invited to nominate full-time faculty members for consideration by a selection committee.  The committee is composed of the previous year's distinguished faculty, administrative personnel, and at least two students.  Nominees are asked to submit a written statement about their teaching, service, or scholarship/creative expression.

The recipients of this year's Distinguished Faculty Awards are:

Teaching: Nicholette Rogers, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology since 2008
Service: Marcia Everett, Ph.D., professor of communication arts and director of The College Experience since 1995
Scholarship: Duane Watson, Ph.D., professor of New Testament studies since 1989

In addition the University recognized the 2013 Employees of the Year, nominated by colleagues and selected by committee.

Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year:  Linda Hamilton, administrative assistant in the Department of Theology since 2006                     
Outstanding Administrative Employee of the Year: Deborah Craven, office coordinator for the Office of Graduate Enrollment and Professional Studies since 1994

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2015 


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424