Brandjes, Chris, MA

Associate Professor of Theater Arts
  • 2023 Artie Award Nomination, Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play for Murder on the Orient Express, May 2023

Kolodziej, Theresa, PT, DPT, PhD

Director of Clinical Education, Physical Therapy
  • APTA New York Outstanding Service to District Award 2023 

Messinger, Penny, PhD

Associate Professor of History
  • Visiting Professor, University of Warsaw, American Studies Center. Warsaw (Poland), May–June 2023

Phillips, Margaret, JD

Associate Professor and Paralegal Studies Program Director
  • Fulbright-Nehru Scholar, hosted by the National Law University Delhi and the Human Rights Law Network, spring 2023
  • Best Paper award for “Redefining Legal Education in the Light of Technological Advancements: A Comparative Analysis of Indian and U.S. Perspectives,” co-authored with B. Yadavat, at the International Golden Jubilee conference of the Commonwealth for Legal Education Association in Delhi, India, March 2023

Scheid, Jennifer, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy 
  • Top Clinical Abstract and Featured Poster Presentation at the Clinician Reception at the American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting for “Psychosocial Insights: Association of the Male and Female Athlete Triad with Anxiety in Collegiate Athletes,” co-authored with S. Basile et al, Denver CO, June 2023

Seils, Michael, PT, DPT, EdD

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
  • 1st place research award, Graduate Student Research Poster Session for “The Effects of COVID-19 on Interprofessional Collaboration between Physical Therapists and Registered Nurses in Home Health Care,” co-authored with B. Lepkowski et al, presented at the Network in Aging of WNY 42nd Annual Meeting & Conference, November 2022
  • 2nd place research award, Graduate Student Research Poster Session, for “Perceptions and Engagement of Interprofessional Collaboration Between Registered Nurses and Physical Therapists in a Home Health Care Setting,” presented at the Network in Aging of WNY 42nd Annual Meeting & Conference, November 2022

Young, Brenda, PhD, LEED AP (BD+C)

Professor of Biology and Chair of Global and Local Sustainability
  • Conservationist of the Year, Adirondack Mountain Club, Niagara Frontier Chapter, June 2023
  • Earth Day Education Grant, Air & Waste Management Associations-Niagara Frontier Section