School of Health and Kinesiology
Part-Time Faculty "Excellence in Teaching" Award
Every year, the School of H&K asks students to nominate deserving part-time faculty for the "Excellence in Teaching" Award. A committee of full-time and part-time faculty reviews the nominations students submit and selects the winner.
The winner is recognized at the annual Part-time Faculty Appreciation Luncheon in the spring.
On Wednesday, March 29th, the School of H&K held its 19th annual Part-Time Faculty Appreciation and Awards Luncheon in the Dodge Room at the Milo Bail Student Center. Faculty, staff and students gathered to recognize part-time faculty for their contributions and to honor the “Excellence in Teaching Award” recipients; Tracy Stratman, Kent Templien and Stacia Weaver
Tracy earned her Bachelors degree in Finance from Creighton University in 2001. She then received her Master of Arts in Recreation Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2001.
Tracy has worked with the City of Omaha since 2004. She is currently a Recreation Manager for the city's Department of Parks, Recreaton and Public Property. She has been an instructor for the UNO School of H&K for 3 years, teaching Foundations of Recreation and Leisure, Recreation Programming and Leadership and Perspectives of Leisure Education.
Kent earned his Vocational Diploma in Electronic Technology from Mid-Plains Community College in 1985. He then received his Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Bellevue University in 2001.
Kent is a second degree black belt in Judo and a 3rd degree black belt in Hapkido. He also teaches others how to become bee keepers. He has been an instructor for the UNO School of H&K for 11 years, teaching Judo, Hapkido and Tae Kwon Do.
Stacia earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1996. She then received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2012.
Tracy is currently a health science instructor for Omaha Public Schools. She is also a certified athlitic trainer (ATC) and EMT-b. She has been an instructor for the UNO School of H&K for 4 years, teaching School Health Programs as well as Methods and Materials in Health Education.
The following instructors were recognized for their years of teaching service:
Five Years: Tim Bond and Angie Walker
Ten Years: Brent Bloom, Shandy Ramet and Kent Templien
Twenty Years: Mike Kult and Glen Wragge
2015 - Rita Corell
2014 - Glen Wragge
2013 - Aja Kneip Pelster
2012 - Marcia Adler
2011-2012 - Jon Carey, Matt Dykstra & Chris Gadsden
2010-2011 - Jeff Kaipust & Chris Richardson
2009-2010 - Craig Johnson & Bob Herold
20082009 - Beth Gruber & Rose Shires
2007-2008 - Glen Wragge & Ted Anderson
2006-2007 - Mary Waugh-Taylor & Lisa Schniepp
2005-2006 - Caroline Olson & Chad Kinart
20042005 - Pat Behrns & Joe Kaminski
2003-2004 - Don Klosterman & Suk Ki Shin
2002-2003 - Michele Merrill & Mike Denney
2001-2002 - Rusty Mckune & Jason Paladino
2000-2001 - Karen Povondra & Mark Williams
1999-2000 - Marti Rosen Atherton
1998-1999 - Sue Selde & Tom Frette
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