Outstanding Professor

The ‘Outstanding Professor’ award is given biennially to the professor who most inspires our students. Students nominate professors each semester, from which the Honors program staff chooses a deserving candidate.  A professor need not have taught an honors course to be eligible for the ‘Outstanding Professor’ award.

Previous winners include:

Year Name Department
2017 Tony Baker Sociology
2016 Jennifer Johnson Geography
2015 Anne Spain Biology
2014 Neil Patten Communication
  Paul Klatt Biology
2013 Charles Vannette Foreign Languages (German
  Bradley Isler Biology
2012 Stephen Lee Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Diane Maguire Business/Professional Golf Management
  Annette Keyt Business/Professional Golf Management
2011 David Schrock Communication
  David Aiken Philosophy
2009 John Cullen Literature
  Scott James Biology
2008 Gary Miller Biology
  John Kane Business/Law
2007 Amy Dorey Business
  Phil Middleton Literature
2006 Robert Barnum Fine Arts
2005 Colleen Partiagianoni Chemistry
2004 Bruce Beetley Biology
  Gary Horn Communication
2003 David Pilgrim Sociology
  Kent Sun Mathematics
  • Call for Outstanding Professor Nominations - The ‘Outstanding Professor’ award is given annually to the professor who most inspires our students. Students nominate professors each semester, from which the Honors program staff chooses a deserving candidate.  A […]
  • Call for Outstanding Professor Nominations - The ‘Outstanding Professor’ award is given annually to the professor who most inspires our students. Students nominate professors each semester, from which the Honors program staff chooses a deserving candidate.  A […]
  • Outstanding Professor Jennifer Johnson. Courtesy of Ferris State University's SmugMug https://ferrisphotos.smugmug.com/ Spring 2016 Outstanding Professor - The Honors Outstanding Professor award is a student-led award. Students nominate professors who have helped them, regardless if it was in an Honors class or not. This year’s Outstanding Professor […]
  • Call for Outstanding Professor Nominations - The ‘Outstanding Professor’ award is given annually to the professor who most inspires our students. Students nominate professors each semester, from which the Honors program staff chooses a deserving candidate.  A […]
  • Call for Outstanding Professor Nominations - The ‘Outstanding Professor’ award is given annually to the professor who most inspires our students. Students nominate professors each semester, from which the Honors program staff chooses a deserving candidate.  A […]
  • Anne Spain, 2015 Outstanding Professor, along with Dr. Bradley and Alex Costa, President of HSC. From Ferris SmugMug gallery http://ferrisphotos.smugmug.com/Academic/Honors/2015-40-Dinner/ Spring 2015 Outstanding Professor - The Honors outstanding Professor award is a student-led award. Students nominate professors who have helped them, regardless if it was in an Honors class or not. Previous winners of this […]
  • Neil Patten, Professor of Communications, receiving the award for Outstanding Professor, Fall 2014 Fall 2014 Outstanding Professor - The honors program is, at its core, an academic program designed to challenge students to succeed in their chosen professions. Cultivating excellence in the classroom starts from the student’s first […]
  • Outstanding Professor, Spring 2014 - Dr. Paul Klatt inspires his students by making the subject—specifically Animal Behavior and Environmental Conservation—“so fun!” But that doesn’t mean that he is considered ‘easy.’ This was, in fact, a […]
  • Outstanding Professor, Fall 2013 - “You can tell just by the way he teachers and cares that he is extremely passionate about teaching here” and “the perfect role-model” Professor Vannette not only provides such inspiration […]
  • Outstanding Professor, Spring 2013 - Professor Bradley Isler, Biology

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