Faculty and Staff Awards
associate professor of chemistry and neuroscience, has been awarded
a Faculty Award for Promoting Excellence grant from the Consortium
on High Achievement and Success. Church was recognized for his
project in the area of improving recruitment and retention of
under-represented minority students in science and math.
Ward Curran ’57,
George M. Ferris Professor of Corporate Finance and Investments,
has had an endowed chair named in his honor. The Ward S. Curran
Distinguished Professorship in Economics has been established
through a generous gift of Trinity alumnus Peter Kraus ’74.
According to the terms of the endowment, the “chairholder shall
focus teaching and research attention on the economics of finance
and related areas, including, but not limited to corporate finance,
financial markets and asset pricing.” Curran will occupy the chair
named in his honor until his retirement.
writer-in-residence, has been awarded the Robert Penn Warren
Centennial Prize for her essay, “Robert Penn Warren and
Psychological Pastoralism,” which will appear in the winter 2005
issue of Shenandoah, The Washington and Lee University
Review. The prize was created to celebrate the hundred-year
anniversary of the birth of the poet, novelist, and critic Robert
Gerald J. Hansen,
Jr. ’51, P’78, ’84, ’88, secretary of the College, emeritus, was
honored by the Trinity Club of Hartford with its Lifetime
Achievement Award. The award is given to a member of the Trinity
community in recognition of years of service to the College and its
professor of economics, has been named the G. Fox and Company
Professor of Economics. Established in 1956, the professorship was
established through gifts from Mrs. Beatrice Fox Auerbach and the G. Fox
and Company department store she headed. Zannoni is the third
member of the economics department to hold the chair.
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