The Association for Continuing Higher Education’s (ACHE) Marlowe Froke Outstanding Publication Award (2007) for the article, “Midlevel Leaders of Continuing Higher Education: Exploring Their Satisfaction, Morale, and Intentions to Stay In or Leave Their Positions” that appeared in the Winter 2007 issue of The Journal of Continuing Higher Education. (Shared with Joe F. Donaldson, October 29, 2007).
Excellence in Education Award (2007). In recognition of outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the enhancement of student learning. The Division of Student Affairs MU Parents Association.
New Faculty Teaching Scholar (2003-2004). Program for Excellence in Teaching (PET), University of Missouri-Columbia.
Wakonse Teaching Fellow (May 2003). Wakonse Conference on College Teaching, Shelby Michigan, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Honorary Women's Volleyball Coach (Fall 2002). Recognized by team members for professors' exemplary teaching and advising.
College of Education (University of Missouri-Columbia):
College of Education Outstanding Graduate Teacher of the Year (2005-2006).
Faculty Teaching Scholar (Academic Year 2003-2004).
Wakonse Teaching Fellow (May 2003).
College of Education Graduate Faculty Mentor/Advisor/Teacher of the Year (Finalist - 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006).
College of Education High Flyer Exemplary Teaching Award for Outstanding Student Evaluations of Teaching (Fall 2000-Spring 2006).
Honorary Women's Volleyball Coach (Fall 2002).
Graduate Student Travel Scholarship, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Education (competitive award), 1999.
Dr. Margaret Y. Oda Scholarship in Educational Administration, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Education (competitive award), 1998.
Graduate Student Organization Travel Fund Grant Supporting the Scholarship of Doctoral Students, University of Hawai'i at Manoa (competitive award), 1998.