During its recent 2013 Founder’s Day activities, Alabama A&M University President Andrew Hugine, Jr., noted 10 faculty and staff members for their commitment to services and excellence.
Among the faculty, certificate and monetary award were presented Dr. Zheng Deng, excellence in teaching; Dr. Satilimis Budak, excellence in scholarship and research; and Dr. Larry McDaniel, excellence in service. Dr. Yong Wang, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, was honored as the 2013 “Professor of the Year.”
The University also recognized outstanding staff members. Waylon Sims, Department of Athletics; Lula Yarbrough, Division of Student Affairs; Jeffery Robinson, Division of Business and Finance; Sang Han, Information Technology Services; and Heidi Weaver, Division of Academic Affairs. Jerome Saintjones, director of public relations, Division of Marketing, Communications and Advancement, was honored as the 2013 “Employee of the Year.”