At the CWU College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) Banquet on May 17th, Dr. Matthew Altman received the CAH Outstanding Faculty Service Award 2012, for among many contributions, his exceptional efforts as Director of the Douglas Honors College and coaching our Ethics teams as well as a Summer Scholarship/Creativity Grant Award to complete his co-authored book entitled "Freud and German Philosophy: Freedom, History, and the Modern Subject"; Jes Erickson, Class of 2003, Religious Studies specialization, J.D. Seattle University 2010 was recognized as our department's distinguished alumna; Mac Brown was recognized as the CAH Outstanding Student of the year for his academic accomplishments, departmental and community contributions (see Mac's story in our Winter Newsletter http://www.cwu.edu/philosophy/sites/cts.cwu.edu.philosophy/files/Winter%...); and to Judy Miller for receiving the Raymond A. Smith Award for Achievement in Scholarship for her paper "The Vanishing World of the Indian Jew" from Dr. Szpek's Jewish Literature in Translation course.
At this year's SOURCE conference, Lynn Thompson won a SOURCE Best Presentation Award for her talk, "The Juxtaposition of Divine and Physical Love," which was developed out of research she did for a Philosophy of Love course in Winter 2012 with Dr. Cynthia Coe.
Congratulations to all! You bring honor and distinction to our department!