College of Arts and Communication

Awards and Recognition

Spring 2020 Dean's List

CONGRATULATIONS to the College of Arts and Communication students who earned a grade point average of 3.40 or above in the spring 2020 semester. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has officially awarded them honors for their outstanding achievement.

- Eileen M. Hayes, Dean & Robert Mertens, Associate Dean - College of Arts and Communication

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2020 College Excellence Awards

Excellence in TEACHING AWARD and ROSEMAN NOMINEE: Deborah Wilk, Art and Design

Nominees
Art and Design: Deborah Wilk
Communication: Nick Hwang
Music: Benjamin Whitcomb
Theatre/Dance: Barbara Grubel

Excellence in RESEARCH AWARD: SangHee Park, Communication

Nominees
Art and Design: Teri Frame
Communication: SangHee Park
Music: Alena Holmes
Theatre/Dance: Bruce Cohen

 

Excellence in SERVICE AWARD: A. Bill Miller, Art and Design

Nominees
Art and Design: A. Bill Miller
Communication: Keith Zukas
Theatre/Dance: Eric Appleton

      

INSTRUCTIONAL ACADEMIC STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARD: Bethann Handzlik Moran, Art and Design

Nominees
Art and Design: Bethan Handzlik Moran
Theatre/Dance: Ruth Conrad-Proulx


2020 Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award for the College of Arts and Communication

Bethann Handzlik-Moran and Benjamin Whitcomb

“Bach Suites for Cello: A Relational Performance Aural and Visual," a collaboration between music professor Benjamin Whitcomb, cellist and lecturer Bethann Moran Handzlik, painter. Whitcomb will perform the Bach Suites for Cello and Moran Handzlik will respond to the music by painting. This allows for both a musical and visual interpretation of the Bach Cello Suite.

Performance Schedule
September 18th from 10:00 am - 11:30 am on Facebook Live - click here to view the performance video
September 22th from 10:00 am - 11:30 am in the Nature Preserve (rain date: September 24)

The Nature preserve is located next to Perkins stadium and runs along West Schwager Drive and Fremont Road.