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The Greek community on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus have named recipients of their Outstanding Professor of the Year and Outstanding Faculty Adviser awards for 2005.
“At UNK, we have amazing faculty and staff who continually support students in their pursuit of higher education,” said Cami Wacker, associate director for Student Development and Retention Programs. “Some even serve as faculty advisers to our chapters to help better serve the student experience.”
Dr. Ruth Brown has been selected the Outstanding Professor of the Year. Dr. Brown, associate professor of communication, was nominated by Sigma Tau Gamma social fraternity.
“There are certain professors who touch the lives of students everyday,” said Zach Nelson of Sigma Tau Gamma.
“Individuals who take the time to not only become excellent professors, but good role models as well, who are an irreplaceable part of the university experience.” The men of Sigma Tau Gamma noted that Dr. Brown’s dedication to teaching and helping students succeed, as well as her devotion to advising and the UNK AD/PR club make her stand out on campus.
Charles McGraw was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award . McGraw, who is the director of Computer Technology in the College of Business and Technology, serves as faculty adviser to Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity. A.J. Rose of Sigma Phi Epsilon said: “He has been a great asset to the fraternity.” Charles McGraw is deeply involved with Sigma Phi Epsilon, meeting with the hall director, the regional director, attending chapter meetings and most importantly meeting with members.
“Charles McGraw’s willingness to help and become a member of the fraternity, his great attitude toward being our adviser, and his knowledge about the university and the chapter make him an outstanding faculty adviser,” Rose said.