Robinson, Jameton are honored during faculty/staff awards
Clay Robinson, an Associate Professor in the Education Division, and Rachel Jameton, an Associated Professor in the Natural Science Division, were honored during the Lewis-Clark State College Faculty/Staff Recognition Social on Wednesday at the LCSC Williams Conference Center.
Robinson received the H.L. Talkington Faculty Achievement Award for the 2007-08 academic year. The award recognizes "exceptional devotion to achieving a quality learning experience, maintaining high standards of rigor and currency of course content, exhibiting a spirit of academic collegiality, and making a direct impact on students."
Robinson teaches Kinesiology and Health classes at LCSC and also is the college’s Faculty Athletic Representative. In October, he was honored as the College/University Educator of the Year by the Idaho Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and dance. Robinson has taught at LCSC since 1994.
Jameton was honored with the LCSC Foundation Award, which is chosen by the LCSC Foundation Board. The award honors "teaching excellence, recognized by students and colleagues; contributions to the profession through scholarly activities, and other contributions to the college and community."
Jameton teaches Chemistry at LCSC. She has taught at the institution since 2003.
Three LCSC professors were honored with the President's Award for Outstanding Teaching. Debbie Goodwin, an associate professor in the Business Division, Don Heath-Simpson, a professor in Technical & Industrial Division, and David Massaro, an associate professor in the Education Division, were honored by LCSC President Dene Thomas. The award is for "effectiveness of teaching, quality of scholarly or creative production, and level of service to college or community."
Also honored was Kathy Grussing, Director of International Programs at LCSC. She received the President's Award for Excellence in Diversity and Cross-Cultural Understanding. The award honors someone who makes exceptional contributions to multicultural recruitment and retention efforts and increase multicultural understanding at LCSC.
Diane Douglas, the Registrar and Director of Admission at LCSC, received the Professional Staff Award for Excellence, while the Classified Employee of the Year Award went to Lucy Loewen, ad administrative assistant for Administrative Services.