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HONORS AND AWARDS

Awarded the Title of "Pembroke Professor of Physics"( A distinguished professorship) 2011

9-16 Outstanding Educator Award presented by the SMT Center , 2009

University of North Carolina Board of Governors (BOG) Teaching Excellence award 2007

Appointed by the UNC Board of Governs to Education Advisory Board for North Carolina School of Science and Math, 2003-2010.

Distinguished Service to Education Award, North Carolina Science Teachers Association, 2000

2000 Nominee for Governorís Award for Excellence for Public Service.

UNCP-Dial Community Service Award, 1998

Science Fair award, March,1993

Nominee for University of North Carolina's Garder Award,1978

Pembroke State University Yearbook Dedication, 1975

Excellence in Teaching Award, Univ. of Delaware, 1971

Member of Pembroke State University Foundation Board of Directors.

CUR Institutional liaison for Pembroke State University

UNIVERSITY-WIDE SERVICE

Director and Founder of University of North Carolina at Pembroke Regional Science Fair, 1982-present

Director and Founder of UNCP Robotoic Games

Chairman Faculty Senate, 1978-79, 1996-97, 1997-98

Chair of the Academic Affairs committee 2011-12

Member of the Executive Committee, 1996-98; 2011-12

Member of the Planning Council, 1996-98

Member of the UNCP Foundation, Chair of the Allocation committee, 1994-2001

Faculty represented to UNC faculty Assembly , 1997-2001 2008-12

Addressed the graduation class during commencement ceremonies as the faculty representative, May 1997,1998, 2008

Delivered speech during Convocation, September 1996, 1997

Presented a speech on the occasion of the dedication of the Adolph L Dial Humanity building. May 9, 1997

Delivered speech at the UNCP name change ceremony, July 6, 1996

Delivered the citation during graduation honoring Col. William McArthur for an honorary doctorate degree, May, 1996

Member Title III Advisory Committee, 1996-98

Speaker at the UNCP Sampson-Livermore Library Dedication, April 22, 1998

Served on School Services Advisory Committee, 1997-98

Chair of SACS Committee on Organization & Administration, 1998-2000

Member of admission's office NASA Scholarship award committee.

Delivered a speech in Charlotte to the committee selecting a new president for the UNC system , November, 1996

Guest on TV show "Impact" with Dr. Oxendine, September 5,1996

Group leader of Team 1 at the Beacon Ridge retreat, August 1996

Chancellor Scholar program member, 1978-present

Director UNCP Pre-Engineering program, 1984-present

Chancellor Selection Committee, Executive Secretary, 1978-79

Vice Chancellor Selection Committee, Chairman, 1977-78

Assistant to the Dean, Univ. Wisconsin Center, 1973-74

External Service.

Judge for Robeson County Quiz Bowl, 1993-2001

Judge for several local school Science Fairs. 1983-1998

Keynote speaker at   UNCP Regional Science Fair on Astronomy. "The birth and death of a star."

Producing a set of video tapes to be used by high school teachers in Robeson County for the purpose of improving Principles of Technology laboratory. 1996-1998

Coordinated a one day Internet workshop for teachers held at Purnell Swett High School and presented by ECSU. February, 1997

Attended a two day workshop on " An Agenda for Enhancing Livability and the Environment in North Carolina", April19-20 1996

Evaluator for NASA  MASTAP Grant proposals, 1996

Service to the Profession

Attended NASA workshops at ECSU on Developing Computer Use on the Internet, September 1997

Panelists on NASA Preservice Teachers Education conferences at Las Vegas,  April 15, 1998

Physics Consultant  on a set of  Physical Science books for middle school grades.1996-99

Attended National Science Teachers Meeting in New Orleans, April 3-6,1997

Attended American Association of Physic, Teachers meeting in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 1997

Coordinated a one day workshop for UNCP professors on the use of the Internet in the classroom.

Attended the American Association of Physic Teachers meeting May ,1996

LISTINGS

American Men and Women in Science

Who's Who in America

Who's who in Technology

Dun & Bradstreet

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Physical Society

American Association of Physics Teachers

American Astronomical Society

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Sigma Xi

N.C. Academy of Science (charter member of Energy Committee)

Director of region 6 Student Academy 1983-88

N.C. Science Teachers Association

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