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Fuchs Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

March 26, 2015

Dr. Wendy Fuchs


The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of the Provost announced that Wendy Fuchs, PhD, is the recipient of the annual Teaching Excellence Award for tenure-track faculty. It is the most prestigious teaching award that a faculty member can receive at SIUE. Six additional faculty members were saluted for their teaching skills and accomplishments. 

Fuchs is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorder within the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. She received a $2,000 prize as part of the award.

In addition, Teaching Distinction Awards went to three faculty members. Diane Hudzik, an instructor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorder within the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior; Suman Mishra, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communications within the College of Arts and Sciences: and Alison Reiheld, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy within the College of Arts and Sciences are all recipients of $500 prizes.

Three faculty members received Teaching Recognition Awards. Melodie Rowbotham, PhD, associate professor of family health and community health nursing in the School of Nursing; Cathy Santanello, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the School of Pharmacy; and Stacy Skelton, an instructor in the School of Nursing received $250 prizes.

Photo: Dr. Wendy Fuchs, Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

More information can be found at http://www.siue.edu/news/2015/03/FuchsNamedSIUETeachingExcellenceAwardWinner.shtml



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