Outstanding Alumni Awards


Each year, graduates of the College of Education who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or the college are recognized at the Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony.  The four categories are:

Outstanding Alumni Award
Recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.
photo of Dr. Paul Jhin
2017 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient
Dr. Paul Jhin ’71
CEO, eBook/eLibrary Initiative
Malibu, CA

Outstanding Administrator Award
Recognizes a graduate of the college who is in an administrative/supervisory role; e.g., superintendent, principal, director, supervisor, coordinator; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

photo of Dr. Patricia Neill
2017 Outstanding Administrator Award
Dr. Patricia Neill ’77
Superintendent, Trussville City Schools
Trussville, AL

Outstanding Educator Award
Recognizes a graduate of the college who is a practitioner directly engaged with students; e.g., teacher, counselor, librarian; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

photo of Dr. Tim Elliott
2017 Outstanding Educator Award
Dr. Tim Elliott ’81
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.

photo of Dr. LaWanda Edwards
2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Dr. LaWanda Edwards ’99
Associate Dean, College of Education, Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL