PhilaU Honors Faculty at Annual Reception

President’s Award for Excellence recipient Raju Parakkal with Marion Roydhouse, founding director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning.

President’s Award for Excellence recipient Raju Parakkal with Marion Roydhouse, founding director emerita of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning.

Members of the Philadelphia University faculty were honored at the annual Faculty Reception on April 20 for their exemplary work, dedication and commitment to education excellence.

2017 President’s Award for Excellence
Raju Parakkal, associate professor of international relations, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

2017 Roydhouse Teaching Innovation Award
Lisa Phillips, associate professor of interior design, College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Melissa DeGezelle, adjunct professor of writing, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

Recognition of Distinguished Adjunct Faculty
Joseph Campbell, adjunct professor of occupational therapy, School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Tatianna Swenda, adjunct professor of geospatial technology for geodesign, College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Peter Maher, adjunct professor of finance, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce
Philip Gibbon, adjunct professor of contemporary perspectives, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

Recognition of New Retirees with Emeritus Status
Alexander Messinger, professor of architecture and interior design, College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Creighton Frampton, associate professor of marketing, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce
Elizabeth Mariotz, associate professor of fashion management and merchandising, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce

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