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April 28, 2011 Volume 32, No. 29

Mizzou Alumni Association honors 2011 distinguished faculty, alumnus

Faculty-Alumni Awards, begun in 1968 by the Mizzou Alumni Association, recognize the achievements of faculty and alumni.

Assistant, associate and full professors are considered for their work as teachers, researchers and administrators. Alumni are considered for both their accomplishments in professional life and service to their alma mater.

The 2011 award winners are:

Distinguished Service Award

• Edwin Turner, BS Ag ’62, of Chillicothe, Mo.

Distinguished Faculty Award

• Betty Winfield, Curators’ Professor of Journalism

Alumni Awards

• Carl Dicapo, BS Ag ’91, of Kansas City

• S. Leslie Flegel, AB ’59, of Bonita Springs, Fla.

• Donald Flora, BS IE ’66, MS ’68, MS ’71, of Kansas City.

• Thomas Lafferre, BS ME ’56, of Brentwood Tenn.

• Rosemary Porter, PhD ’83, of Columbia, retired dean of the Sinclair School of Nursing.

• Ronald Powers, BJ ’63, of Castleton, Vt.

• James Sterling, BJ ’65, of Columbia, professor and chair of Missouri Community Newspaper Management.

Faculty Awards

• Joseph Hobbs, professor and chair of geography

• Jean Ispa, professor and co-chair of human development and family studies

• Richard Oliver, BS MT ’71, M Ed ’73 PhD ’77, dean of health professions

• James Spain, interim vice provost of Mizzou Online, associate professor of dairy science

• Steven Watts, AB ’75, PhD ’84, professor of history.