University High School teacher Bob Fitzgerald has been named one of 30 state finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Heidi Verticchio, CSD, was presented by the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders’ with the 2019 Distinguished Contribution Award.

Jean Sawyer, CSD, was honored as an ISHA fellow at the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association (ISHA) Convention.

Phillip Hash,
MUS, presented a session at the 2019 Illinois Music Education Conference titled, “Whose Music is This: Diverse and Inclusive Repertoire for Developing Bands.”

Robin Halsey, ENG, presented “Promoting Academic Literacy: Equipping English Learners for Success in Post-Secondary Programs” at the Ohio TESOL Conference, Breaking Through Language Barriers: Success Across Content in Columbus, Ohio.

Ali Riaz, POL, published a commentary on the state of Bangladeshi politics after the controversial elections titled “Politics Gone Missing” in the The Daily Star.