James Madison University

2014 CHBS Faculty Awards

By: Lori News
Posted: April 24, 2014

Photo: Dean Lovell and Award recipients

This year we honor four faculty members from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies for their extraordinary service and commitment to their students and the JMU community.

Carol Dudding, director of the speech-language pathology program, was awarded the Distinguished Teacher award with glowing accounts of success with her innovative and cutting-edge technologies in her teaching.

Brenda Ryals, audiology professor, received the Distinguished Service award for her extraordinary involvement in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and service to the community at large.

Christopher Clinard, audiology assistant professor, was awarded the Outstanding Junior Faculty award for his exceptional teaching, research and service while at JMU. With only a couple years of teaching at JMU, he received outstanding student evaluations in all his courses.

Lennis Echterling, psychology professor and director of the JMU Counseling Programs, was awarded the Madison Scholar award for his superlative achievement in scholarship and research.