Teaching and Service Awards Announced

Teaching and service awards announced


Mary Flynn
, associate professor of psychology at UW-Stout, is the recipient of the university's Outstanding Teaching Award this year.

Judy Spain, director of residence life, received the Outstanding Service Award.

Both were presented with the awards at the May commencement ceremonies. Each award includes a $500 honorarium.

Flynn earned her B.A. degree at UW-Eau Claire and received her Master of Education degree at UW-River Falls. She went on to obtain a Ph.D. in education from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

She has taught at UW-Stout since 1983 and is currently program director of the public relations/public information specialization at UW-Stout, as well as director of the psychology program. She is also a consultant for Eau Claire School District and Greendoor Graphics in Eau Claire.

Spain has been director of residence life since 1972. She came to Stout in 1967 from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, where she obtained her M.S. degree in student personnel administration. Her B.S. degree from that university is in library science.

Spain's duties include advising residence hall governments, supervising educational programs and faculty involvement in the residence halls to complement classroom learning, and developing and maintaining a concept of "community" for residence halls communities. She is also involved in preparing residence hall budgets, selecting and supervising personnel, and developing space utilization plans for 614,000 square feet in nine residence halls.

Both individuals are members of numerous professional, academic and civic organizations.

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