UCO-Based Educators' Leadership Academy Announces 2012-13 Outstanding Professors' Academy

Oct. 9, 2012

Media Contact:  Courtney Bass, University Relations Staff Writer, University of Central Oklahoma, 405-974-2121, cbass4@uco.edu

UCO-BASED EDUCATORS’ LEADERSHIP ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2012-13 OUTSTANDING PROFESSORS’ ACADEMY

The University of Central Oklahoma-based Educators’ Leadership Academy congratulates 25 Oklahoma professors on being selected for the 2012-13 Outstanding Professors’ Academy.

Established in 1998, the Outstanding Professors’ Academy is designed for professors recognized for making superior contributions to their institutions and their disciplines. Professors assume leadership roles and responsibilities every day in their multiple relationships with students, peers, administrators and the public.  The leadership academy is a rare opportunity for them to hone and sculpt their abilities to lead in a time of rapid change. 

Those selected for the 2012-13 Outstanding Professors’ Academy, followed by their institutions, are:

Dr. Hester Baer
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. John Banas
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Steve Bolin
Seminole State College
Seminole

Dr. Jerel Cowan
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Keith Gaddie
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Cindy Gordon
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Mr. David Helseth
Seminole State College
Seminole

Ms. Kelly Kirk
Seminole State College
Seminole

Dr. Lalit Manral
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Christina Miller
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Susan Miller
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Dave Monks
Northern Oklahoma College
Stillwater

Dr. Amanda Nichols
Oklahoma Christian University
Edmond

Ms. Lisa Nordquist
Northern Oklahoma College
Stillwater

Ms. Deanna Payton
Northern Oklahoma College
Stillwater

Mr. Raul Ramirez
Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City

Dr. George Risinger
Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City

Ms. Stephanie Scott
Northern Oklahoma College
Stillwater

Mr. Reginald Snoddy
Rose State College
Midwest City

Ms. Christal Stevenson
Seminole State College
Seminole

Ms. Shizuka Tatsuzawa
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Dr. Dan Vincent
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Ms. Yvette Walker
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond

Dr. Justin Wert
University of Oklahoma
Norman

Ms. Jessica Young
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford

For more information, contact Cary Williams, Educators’ Leadership Academy administrator, at cwilliams56@uco.edu or (405) 974-5561.