Faculty Awards

Integrated Science faculty have been recognized as excellent educators for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, and service.


Alumni Association Outstanding Educator Award

  • Dr. Steve Mattox, 2009

Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award

  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2011

Distinguished Contribution in a Discipline Award

  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2014

Glen A. Niemeyer Award

  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2014

Michigan Science Olympiad Region 12 Tournament Service Award

  • Dr. Nathan Barrows, 2011
  • Dr. Keith Oliver, 2010
  • Dr. Janet Vigna, 2007
  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2006
  • Dr. Bradley Ambrose, 2004
  • Dr. Sherril Soman, 2004
  • Dr. Steve Mattox, 2003
  • Dr. Julie Henderleiter, 2000

MacCracken Memorial and a Cross Memorial Award for Teaching

  • Dr. Julie Henderleiter, 1996

Michigan Science Teachers Association, College Teacher of the Year

  • Dr. Janet Vigna, 2017
  • Dr. Bradley Ambrose, 2015
  • Dr. Steve Mattox, 2008
  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, finalist, 2008

Niel Miner Award

  • Dr. Steve Mattox, 2014

Pew Teaching Excellence Award

  • Dr. Nathan Barrows, 2012
  • Dr. Bradley Ambrose, 2006
  • Dr. Steve Mattox, 2002

Presidential Teaching Initiative Award

  • Dr. Bradley Ambrose, 2009 and 2002

Teaching with Technology Award

  • Dr. Nathan Barrows, 2010
  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2008

Top 25 STEM Professors in Michigan

  • Dr. Deborah Herrington, 2013

University Outstanding Teacher Award

  • Dr. Bradley Ambrose, 2014
  • Dr. Janet Vigna, 2013