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Excellence in Teaching by Teaching Assistants and Part-Time and Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Each year, the University at Albany honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting exceptional contributions to the life of the campus. Five faculty members received this tribute in 2004 for Excellence in Teaching by Teaching Assistants and Part-Time and Non-Tenure Track Faculty.



Kate WinterKate WinterEnglish

Although technically a part-time teacher, Kate Winter joined the University’s English department faculty in 1981 and is known for making major contributions to the department’s writing program. A prolific writer herself, Winter has written two books, including the 1984 John Ben Snow Prize and RCHA Award-winning “Marietta Holley: Life With Josiah Allen’s Wife.” Recipient of the 1991 University at Albany Student Association Excellence in Teaching Award, Winter earned two faculty research grants on the literature of Hawaii. She is credited with single-handedly reviving the Albany branch of the Sigma Tau Delta National and International English Honors Society.

A member of the Undergraduate Advisory Committee and the President’s Undergraduate Leadership Committee, Winter is also director of the English department’s internship program. “Beyond her record of extraordinary service, her talents as a teacher, and her important role as a mentor and guide, I can attest to the inestimable value of Kate Winter’s presence as a solid, wise, and gracious colleague,” wrote Rosemary Hennessy, associate professor and Undergraduate Program Director in the English department. “Much like the figures she writes about and teaches, Kate Winter has managed to keep alive her unflagging spirit, to continue growing as an intellectual and as a teacher, and to maintain a sense of humor. Above all, she has kept her attention on the main reason I expect she stays: the students.”



Excellence in Teaching by Teaching Assistants and Part-Time and Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Jeffrey K. Gibson Suzanne McHugh Paul Cummings Paul V. Morgan, Sr. Kate Winter
Jeffrey K.
Gibson

English
Suzanne
McHugh

Sociology
Paul
Cummings

Mathematics
Paul V.
Morgan, Sr.

Business
Kate Winter
English
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