University of Mississippi

Teacher Hall of Fame

The Department of Modern Languages is proud of its faculty and students. In view of this, this page is dedicated to the recognized accomplishments of our faculty. The following are awards received by our faculty over the past several years of which we are aware. Please let us know of others that may not be recorded here (e-mail Dr. Donald Dyer at mldyer@olemiss.edu with corrections or additions). Congratulations to all! DLD

FACULTY

2015

UM Alumni Association “Random Acts of Kindness” Award

Ivonne Whitehead, Lecturer of Spanish

Friend of C.A.R.T.A.

Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2014

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Melvin Arrington, Jr., Professor of Spanish

University of Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Felice A. Coles, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Lambda Sigma November Teacher of the Month

Ahmed Mansour, Instructor of Arabic

2013

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Felice A. Coles, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Instructor, Lecturer or Instructional Assistant Professor of the Year Award

Dr. Michael Raines, Instructional Assistant Professor of TESL and IEP

Nolan E. Shepard International Service Award Award

Nethaneel Flake, Coordinator of the Chinese Language Flagship Program

2012

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Instructor, Lecturer or Instructional Assistant Professor of the Year Award

Ivonne Whitehead, Lecturer of Spanish

2011

Nolan E. Shepard International Service Award Award

Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2010

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Jason Klodt, Associate Professor of Spanish

Mary Finocchario Award for Excellence in Non-Published Pedagogical Materials for “Perceptual Prose”

Dr. Tamara Warhol, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Intensive English Program

2008

University of Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Associate Professor of French

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Assistant Professor of French

Central Association of Russian Teachers of America Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Valentina Iepuri, Instructor of Russian

2006

Mississippi Foreign Language Association Award of Distinction

Dr. Felice A. Coles, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2004 

Mississippi Foreign Language Association Award of Distinction

Dr. George Everett, Associate Professor of German (Retired)

University of Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Professor of Russian and Linguistics

2002

Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen Award

Dr. Hans Gaycken, Professor of German

1995

MFLA Award of Distinction for Outstanding Service and Dedication

Teresa R. Arrington

1992

College Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Donald L. Dyer, Assistant Professor of Russian and Linguistics

1983

Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award

Dr. J. Ronald Bartlett, Professor of German