medal of valor
Officer Jeff George of the UTA Police Department was awarded the UT System Medal of Valor by UT System Police Director Michael Heidingsfield in July.
In April, Kevin Schug, Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry, and Barbara Shipman, associate professor of mathematics, were inducted into the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers in recognition of their leadership in education and their commitment to improving learning across the System.
Ashley Griffith, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences; Christopher Kribs, professor of mathematics and curriculum and instruction; and James Campbell Quick, the John and Judy Goolsby-Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair in the College of Business' Department of Management, were among UT System educators honored with 2016 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for excellence in the classroom.
chapter of the year
UTA's student chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People received the College Chapter of the Year award during the NAACP 107th National Convention. UTA also received the Game Changer for Economic Impact award during the June gathering in Cincinnati, Ohio.