Muhlenberg Announces 2020 Faculty Rising Scholar Award RecipientsThe awards were presented at the College's 2020 Honors Convocation.
Monday, May 4, 2020 02:31 PM
The Faculty Rising Scholars Award is funded by Richard C. Crist '77, P’05, P’09 and John M. Heffner P’96, as well as the collective efforts of the entire Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees. The College is pleased to offer the Faculty Rising Scholars Award to support the scholarship of tenure-track faculty and to provide exciting research opportunities for first- and second-year students. This year's recipients are:
- Yariv Fadlon, Assistant Professor of Economics
- Alexandra Frazer, Assistant Professor of Psychology
- Kassandra Hartford, Assistant Professor of Music
- Frederick Wright Jones, Assistant Professor of Art
- Jonathan Mathias Lassiter, Assistant Professor of Psychology
- Matthew Moore, Assistant Professor of Theatre
- James Russell, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
- Jorge Silveyra, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
- Randall Smith, Assistant Professor of Dance
The Muhlenberg College Honors Convocation is a formal academic ceremony designed to honor and celebrate leadership and scholarly excellence and achievement. This year marks the College's 172nd year of higher education and, due to the nationwide impact of COVID-19, the first time the ceremony was conducted virtually.
To view the full list of student and faculty awards, visit the 2020 Honors Convocation article on the College's news site.
About Muhlenberg College
Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college offering baccalaureate and graduate programs. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences; selected preprofessional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health; and progressive workforce-focused post-baccalaureate certificates and master’s degrees. Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 90 miles west of New York City, Muhlenberg is a member of the Centennial Conference, competing in 22 varsity sports. Muhlenberg is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.