Each year, UCF recognizes outstanding faculty and student accomplishments during the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. Here are the College of Community Innovation and Education's 2022 honorees.

Sarah Bush, Yue "Gurt" Ge and Elizabeth Hoffman were honored with university-level excellence awards.

Each year, UCF recognizes outstanding faculty and student accomplishments during the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation.

The event honors faculty members for exemplary teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service, instruction and more. Faculty members who have completed 20, 30 or 40 years of service are recognized for their dedication to the university, as well as those awarded the distinction of emeritus or emerita.

Additionally, undergraduate students who have demonstrated exceptional ability in their area of study and graduate students who have written outstanding theses and dissertations are honored for their achievements.

Congratulations to the College of Community Innovation and Education’s 2022 honorees!

University Excellence Awards

Excellence in Faculty Academic Advising
Elizabeth Hoffman, Ph.D.
Associate Lecturer
School of Teacher Education

Excellence in Graduate Teaching
Sarah Bush, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Teacher Education

Excellence in Mentoring Post-Doctoral Scholars, Early Career Faculty
Yue “Gurt” Ge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Public Administration

College Excellence Awards

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Mark Bush, D.H.A.
Lecturer
School of Global Health Management and Informatics

Latarsha Chisholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Global Health Management and Informatics

Excellence in Research
Sejal Barden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology

Student Award

Founders’ Day Award
Jeanette-Marie Reynoso
Elementary Education Major

Recognition for Service to the University

Faculty Senate 10 Years of Service
Reid Oetjen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Global Health Management and Informatics

20-Year Service Award
Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Global Health Management and Informatics

Oliver Edwards, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology

Michelle Kelley, Ed.D.
Professor
School of Teacher Education

Donna Malvey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Global Health Management and Informatics

30-Year Service Award
Carol Bast, J.D., LL.M.
Professor
Department of Legal Studies

Emerita Faculty

Professor Emerita
Pamela “Sissi” Carroll, Ed.D.
Dean
Office of the Dean

Professor Emerita of Teacher Education
Suzanne Martin, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Teacher Education

Martha Lue Stewart, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Teacher Education

See the full list of recipients.

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