Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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- Fabius-Pompey HEROS Science Club Partners with ESF
- ESF Cheers for Student Athletes
- ESF Alumnus Inducted into NGA Hall of Fame
- Germain's Research Focuses on Working Forests
- ESF Student Named Scholar Athlete
- College Begins Expansion of Centennial Hall
- Loon Race, Guide Boat Celebrate Summer at Newcomb Campus
- High-tech, Remote-controlled Vessels Gather Data in Lake Ontario
- And They're Off: Graduates Move on to New Lives
- Honoree Sets Path for Grads to Improve Their World
- Dr. Thomas Amidon Honored as ESF Exemplary Researcher
- Three ESF Employees Honored with Chancellorís Awards
ESF Professor Honored by SUNY Chancellor
Dr. Kimmerer named Distinguished Teaching Professor
SYRACUSE - Dr. Robin Kimmerer, a professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), was honored by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher for her extraordinary achievement as a teacher, scholar and mentor.
Kimmerer was appointed Distinguished Teaching Professor which recognizes and honors mastery of teaching at the graduate, undergraduate or professional levels. Candidates must have demonstrated consistently superior mastery of teaching, outstanding service to students and commitment to their ongoing intellectual growth, scholarship and professional growth, and adherence to rigorous academic standards and requirements.
Kimmerer has taught in ESF's Department of Environmental and Forest Biology since 1993. She received the John Burroughs Medal award for her book, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses. She received the ESF Foundation Award for Exceptional Achievement in Teaching which celebrates the accomplishments of ESF faculty and staff members who excel at the art of teaching. She has also received the Undergraduate Student Association's Distinguished Teaching Award twice and the Baobab Society's Faculty Member of the Year Award.
Kimmerer, who is part Potawatomi, is the director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at ESF. The center focuses on developing connections between traditional ecological knowledge and western scientific approaches.