College of Arts and Sciences Achievement Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Arts and Sciences Achievement Award winners. This year we are recognizing 9 faculty and staff members for their exemplary dedication and contributions to our students, the college and Western Michigan University as a whole. We are also recognizing two students for their exceptional scholarship and engagement.

Please join us in congratulating our deserving recipients!

Video of CAS Faculty, Staff and Student Awards
  • Dr. Kristina Wirtz

    Faculty Achievement Award in Research and Creative Activity

    Dr. Kristina Wirtz, Department of Spanish

    Bio

  • Dr. Cybelle Shattuck

    Faculty Achievement Award in Teaching

    Dr. Cybelle Shattuck, Department of Comparative Religion

    Bio

  • Dr. Sally Hadden

    Faculty Achievement Award in Professional and Community Service

    Dr. Sally Hadden, Department of History

    Bio

  • Staff Excellence Award

    Kelly Dey, Department of Economics

    Bio

  • Excellence in Promoting Student Success Award

    Dr. Julie Apker, School of Communication

    Bio

  • Excellence in Promoting Student Success Award

    Lindsey Millet, College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Advising

    Bio

  • Dr. Rika Saito

    Women's Caucus Gender Scholar Award

    Dr. Rika Saito, Department of World Languages and Literatures

    Bio

  • Dean's Appreciation Award

    Kevin Knutson, College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Advising

    Bio

  • Dean's Appreciation Award

    Stephanie Radant, College of Arts and Sciences Budget Office

    Bio

  • Diversity and Inclusion Student Writing Prize

    Grecia Sánchez Blanco, Department of Philosophy

    Writing Sample Submitted for Award

  • WMU Bronze Bronco Statue with Yellow Flowers

    Diversity and Inclusion Student Writing Prize

    Rian Johnson, School of Communication

    Writing Sample Submitted for Award