Eight BU Faculty, Staff Members Recognized with Awards
Six Bellevue University faculty members and two staff members were recently honored as they were named the 2020 recipients of the university's excellence in teaching, outstanding service and innovation awards.
- Karla Carter, Associate Professor, College of Science and Technology, was honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award;
- Dr. Jon Kayne, Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, was honored with the Outstanding Service Awards;
- Richard Krasso, Assistant Professor, College of Science and Technology, was honored with the Innovation Award;
- Scott Kizzire, adjunct faculty member, College of Business and College of Continuing and Professional Education, was honored with the Innovation Award;
- Vincent Painter, adjunct faculty member, College of Science and Technology, was honored with the Lou Soukup Award (undergraduate teaching);
- Dr. B. Dean Angell, adjunct faculty member, College of Business, was honored with the Lou Soukup Award (graduate level)
- Heidi Lupo, Director, Guild Advising, was honored with the President's Award
- Liz Pettinger, Director, Key Account Management and Operations, Corporate Learning Solutions, was honored with the President's Award
The annual awards were announced at a university all-campus meeting held June 19. The meeting was held via Zoom and brought together more than 500 employees from multiple remote locations for an update on university operations.
(Photo caption: Richard Krasso, Assistant Professor in the College of Science and Technology, developed an immersive online boot camp for students in the Bachelor of Science web development program.)
Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 57,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military-friendly and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).