2006 Awards for Excellence in Outreach and Public Engagement

Presented October, 12, 2006

Student Award:

  • Public Service:
    • Allison Fisher, School of Social Work


Professional Staff Awards:

  • Research-Based Public Service:
    • Peter Tyczkowski, School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Students for Patient Assistance wiwth Medicare Part D
  • University Resource:
    • Joy Erickson, CLAS – Chemistry Science Programs for Youth


Program Awards:

  • Interdisciplinary Engaged Scholarship:
    • Gear-Up with Hartford Public Schools
      • Sara Harkness – Family Studies, John Bennett – School of Engineering, Marcia Hughes – Family Studies
  • Engaged Scholarship:
    • NonPoint Education for Municipal Officials – CANR
      • Chester Arnold, James Gibbons Jr. , Michael (Sandy) Prisloe Jr., John Rozum, David Dickson, Michael Dietz, Emily Hoffhine Wilson, Kara Bonsack
  • University Resource:
    • Center for Applied Research- Family Studies
      • Steve Anderson, Maureen Mulroy, Mary-Margaret Gaudio, Joan Bothell
  • University Resource:
    • Executive Education Programs – School of Business
      • Robert Hoskins, Mary Palmer
  • Research-Based Public Service:
    • Global Education
      • Scott Brown – Neag School of Education & Mark Boyer – CLAS, Political Science



Faculty Awards:

  • Public Service:
  • Antonia Cordero, School of Social Work

-for her extensive work with Hispanic communities in Greater Hartford & Puerto Rico

  • Public Service:
  • Donna Ellis, CANR

 – for her work with Integrated Pest Management

  • Engaged Scholarship:
  • Rafael Perez-Escamilla, CANR – Department of Nutrition

 – for his work with the Hispanic Family Nutrition Program (HFNP)

His  partners include: Linda Drake – CANR, Amber Hromi-Fiedler – CANR, Lisa Phillips – CANR, Sofia Segura-Perez – Hispanic Health Council, Grace Damio – Center for Community Nutrition, Hispanic Health Council



Vice Provost Award for Outreach & Engagement:

  • Denis Coble (CANR – Department of Allied Health) and Markos Samos (MPTN) for their public health and cancer risk assessment related work with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation