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DSU faculty receive awards

Dr. Kurt Kemper (back left), Dr. Tom Halverson; Dr. Kevin Smith (front left) and Kindra Schneider

Four Dakota State University faculty members received awards at the university’s annual Honors Reception last week.

Dr. Tom Halverson, associate professor of Computer Science in DSU’s Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences, was presented with the Alexander “Sandy” Davidson Award for Excellence in Advising.  

The Merrill Hunter Award for Excellence in Research was presented to Dr. Kurt Kemper. Kemper is professor of history in DSU’s College of Arts & Sciences, and director of the General Beadle Honors Program.

Dr. Kevin Smith was honored with the DeWayne Mork Award for Excellence in Service. He is an assistant professor in the College of Education, and coordinator for the Master of Science in Educational Technology Program.  

The Ernest Teagarden Award for Excellence in Teaching was presented to Kindra Schneider, instructor of Elementary Education in DSU’s College of Education. 

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