Seton Hall University
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Past Winners of the Teacher of the Year Award

2022 Faculty Teacher of the Year    

  • Anca Grecu - Stillman School of Business 
  • Juergen Heinrichs - College of Communication and the Arts
  • Katherine Hinic - College of Nursing
  • Patrick Manning - Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
  • Ndjuoh MehChu - School of Law
  • Zinaida Miller - School of Diplomacy
  • Daniel Brian Nichols - College of Arts and Sciences ***2022 University-wide Winner***
  • Elizabeth Brewer Redwine - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Katie Smith - College of Educationa and Human Services
  • Tara Wager - College of Arts and Sciences

2022 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Purnaka de Silva - School of Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Claudia Freire - College of Arts and Sciences
  • John Michael Vazquez - School of Law

2022 Excellence in Teaching 21st Century Skills

  • Dongdong Chen - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Grace May - College of Education and Human Services
  • Ann Marie Murphy - School of Diplomacy and International Relations

2021 Faculty Teacher of the Year    

  • Pamela Adams - Stillman School of Business 
  • Edmund Adjapong - College of Education and Human Services ***2021 University-wide Winner***
  • Mary Balkun - College of Arts and Sciences  
  • Tina Chu - College of Arts and Sciences 
  • Kimberly Conway - College of Nursing
  • Jacob Ellberg - Seton Hall School of Law  
  • Sara Moller - School of Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Susan Nolan - College of Arts and Sciences
  • William Pace - College of Communication and the Arts    

2021 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Lorraine Trippodi - College of Arts and Sciences         

2020 Faculty Teacher of the Year  

  • Teresa Conklin - College of Nursing                
  • Jessica Cottrell - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Anne Giblin-Gedacht - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Jennifer Itzkowitz - Stillman School of Business ***2020 University-wide co-Winner***
  • Marianne Lloyd - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Jessica Miles - Seton Hall School of Law ***2020 University-wide co-Winner***
  • Zinaida Miller - School of Diplomacy and International Relations                
  • Lauren Schiller - College of Communication and the Arts         

2020 Online Teacher of the Year

  • Fredline M'Cormack-Hale - School of Diplomacy and International Relations    

2020 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Adam Broder - Stillman School of Business

2019 Faculty Teacher of the Year        

  • Rong Chen - College of Education and Human Services                
  • Sara Fieldston - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Dag Gabrielsen - College of Communication and the Arts                
  • David Mest - Stillman School of Business                
  • Philip Moremen - School of Diplomacy and International Relations                
  • Amy Newcombe - Seton Hall School of Law                
  • Widian Nicola - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Sylvia Rabacchi - College of Arts and Sciences                    

2019 Adjunct Teacher of the Year    

  • Catherine Tinker - School of Diplomacy and International Relations    

2018 Faculty Teacher of the Year   

  • Martin Edwards - School of Diplomacy and International Relations                
  • Kristi Stinson - College of Nursing                
  • Carolyn Bentivegna - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Amy Hunter - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Peter Savastano - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Edward Hartnett - Seton Hall School of Law                
  • Catherine Zizik - College of Communication and the Arts    ***2018 University-wide Winner***
  • Adam Warner - Stillman School of Business                
  • James Daly - College of Education and Human Services               

2018 Adjunct Teacher of the Year            

  • Tatiana Shiloff - College of Arts and Sciences   

2017 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Artem Kalyanov - College of Arts and Sciences  

2016 Faculty Teacher of the Year                              

  • Benjamin Goldfrank - School of Diplomacy and International Relations     ***2016 University-wide Winner***
  • Gerald Babo - College of Education and Human Services                
  • Melinda Pappacio - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Michael Taylor - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Renu Ramnarayanan - Stillman School of Business                
  • Thomas Rondinella - College of Communication and the Arts                
  • Claudette St Romain - Seton Hall School of Law

2016 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Jillian C Guinta - College of Education and Human Services 
  • Matthew M Geibel - Stillman School of Business
  • Joseph V Gulfo - College of Arts and Sciences

2015 Faculty Teacher of the Year                

  • Gerald Ruscingno - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Penina Orenstein - Stillman School of Business                
  • Martin Edwards - School of Diplomacy and International Relations     ***2015 University-wide Winner***
  • Paula Franseze - Seton Hall School of Law                
  • Mary Mueller - College of Education and Human Services

2015 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Michael Pirotta - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Vartan Abdo - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Linda Hsu - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Audrey Wunkler - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Leo Bottary - College of Communication and the Arts       

2014 Faculty Teacher of the Year

  • Karen Boroff - Stillman School of Business                
  • Anthony Loviscek - Stillman School of Business                
  • Kwame Akonor - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Leslie Bunnage - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Amy Hunter - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Eunyoung Kim - College of Education and Human Services                
  • Judith Alfano - College of Education and Human Services

2014 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Andrew LeBlanc - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tom Basilo - Stillman School of Business
  • Josephine DeVito - College of Nursing                
  • Marc Lombardy - Stillman School of Business
  • Gerry Ruscingno - College of Arts and Sciences

2017 Faculty Teacher of the Year 

  • Mary Anne Barra-Schneider - College of Nursing                
  • Timothy Fortin -  Immaculate Conception School of Theology            
  • Kelly Goedert - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Michael Mascio - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Elizabeth McCrea - Stillman School of Business                
  • Ann Marie Murphy - School of Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj - College of Education and Human Services    
  • Brian Sheppard - Seton Hall School of Law                
  • Jason Tramm - College of Communication and the Arts    ***2017 University-wide Winner***
  • Angela Weisl - College of Arts and Sciences    

2017 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Artem Kalyanov - College of Arts and Sciences                

2016 Faculty Teacher of the Year                                       

  • Benjamin Goldfrank - School of Diplomacy and International Relations  ***2016 University-wide Winner***
  • Gerald Babo - College of Education and Human Services                
  • Melinda Pappacio - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Michael Taylor - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Renu Ramnarayanan - Stillman School of Business                
  • Thomas Rondinella - College of Communication and the Arts                
  • Claudette St Romain - Seton Hall School of Law

2016 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Jillian C Guinta - College of Education and Human Services 
  • Matthew M Geibel - Stillman School of Business
  • Joseph V Gulfo - College of Arts and Sciences

2015 Faculty Teacher of the Year

  • Gerald Ruscingno - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Penina Orenstein - Stillman School of Business                
  • Martin Edwards - School of Diplomacy and International Relations ***2015 University-wide Winner***
  • Paula Franseze - Seton Hall School of Law                
  • Mary Mueller - College of Education and Human Services

2015 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Michael Pirotta - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Vartan Abdo - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Linda Hsu - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Audrey Wunkler - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Leo Bottary - College of Communication and the Arts    

2014 Faculty Teacher of the Year

  • Karen Boroff - Stillman School of Business                
  • Anthony Loviscek -Stillman School of Business                
  • Kwame Akonor - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Leslie Bunnage - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Amy Hunter - College of Arts and Sciences                
  • Eunyoung Kim - College of Education and Human Services                
  • Judith Alfano - College of Education and Human Services

2014 Adjunct Teacher of the Year

  • Andrew LeBlanc - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tom Basilo - Stillman School of Business
  • Josephine DeVito - College of Nursing                
  • Marc Lombardy - Stillman School of Business
  • Gerry Ruscingno - College of Arts and Sciences