SSCA Award Committees

To nominate someone for an SSCA Award, submit the required materials (see the SSCA Award Guidelines) so they are received by all members of the appropriate committee by December 5th.  Electronic submission is preferred, and current email addresses are provided below.

Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award

Chair: Caroline Sawyer, University of the South Carolina Beaufort

Member: Andrea Baldwin, University of Houston - Clear Lake

Member: Crystal Daugherty, Northern Kentucky University

The John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching Award 

Chair: Todd Lee Goen, Christopher Newport University

Member: Siobahn Stiles, Huntingdon College

Member: Camille Lewis, Furman University

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award

Chair: Jenny Crowley, University of Tennessee

Member: Jason Munsell, University of South Carolina - Aiken

Member: Benjamin Medeiros, State University New York - Plattsburgh

Shawn D. Long Outreach Award

Chair: Pat Wheaton, Georgia Southern University

Member: Lisa Corrigan, University of Arkansas

Member: Joy L. Hart, University of Louisville

T. Earle Johnson – Edwin Paget Distinguished Service Award

Chair: Robert Baron, Austin Peay State University

Member: Pam Bourland-Davis, Georgia Southern University

Member: Wendy Atkins-Sayre, University of Memphis

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar Award

Chair: Antonio de Velasco, University of Memphis

Member: Stephanie Schulte, University of Arkansas

Member: Rico Self, Southwestern University

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award 

Chair: Antonio Spikes

(Determined by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee)

Suzanne Osborn Community College Outstanding Educator Award

Chair: Brad BaileyMississippi Gulf Coast Community College 

Member: Laurie Metcalf, Blinn College 

Member: Nakia Welch, San Jacinto College

J. Donald Ragsdale Award for Mentoring

Chair: Sean Patrick O'Rourke, Sewanee: The University of the South

Member: Stephanie Schulte, University of Arkansas

Member: Andre E. Johnson, University of Memphis


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