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Alfred University faculty receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Matthew M. Hall, associate professor of biomedical materials engineering science and glass science in the Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University, is this year’s recipient of the John F. McMahon Ceramic Teaching Excellence Award.

The award is presented annually in honor of the late Dr. John F. McMahon for his many years of service to Alfred University as both professor and dean of the NYS College of Ceramics. Only faculty who teach in the engineering programs in the College of Ceramics are eligible for the award.

Hall, who earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla, and master’s and Ph.D. degrees in glass science from Alfred University, is now director of the New York Sate Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology at Alfred University.

Recipients of the Joseph Kruson Trust Fund Awards for Excellence in Teaching include:

William Carty, professor of ceramic engineering, Inamori School of Engineering.

Frank G. Duserick, professor of business, College of Business.

Mark Fugate, associate professor of school psychology, Graduate School.

Roger Loucks, associate professor of physics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Garrett McGowan, associate professor of chemistry, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Scott Misture, professor of materials science, Inamori School of Engineering.

Joseph A. Petrillo, assistant professor of mathematics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Ezra J. Shales, assistant professor of art history, School of Art & Design.

Sandra L. Singer, professor of German, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Margaret A. Thomas, assistant professor of psychology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Angie Yan Yeuk To, associate professor of foundations, School of Art & Design.

Tim K. Wong, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Inamori School of Engineering.