UNC Scholars Recognized at Luncheon

The University of Northern Colorado's Office of Sponsored Programs recognized several faculty members for their achievements in research and other scholarly pursuits at the Distinguished Scholar Luncheon on Monday, March 28.

Jonathan Bellman, head of Academic Studies in Music and professor of Music History and Literature in the College of Performing and Visual Arts, was awarded the 2011 A.M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar award. The award is given annually to a scholar who's consistently demonstrated outstanding scholarly performance during their academic career and continued excellence in scholarly activity at UNC for at least five years.

Bellman, who joined the UNC faculty in 1993, holds a doctorate in piano performance from Stanford University, has published several books and his articles and reviews have appeared in numerous professional journals such as the Journal of the American Musicological Society.

2011 College Scholars also were recognized during the luncheon. They were:
- Henge-Yuh Ku, associate professor of Educational Technology, Education and Behavioral Sciences
- Kenneth Chan, assistant professor of English, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Janice Payan, associate professor of Marketing, Monfort College of Business
- Deanna Meinke, associate professor of Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences, Natural and Health Sciences
- Paul Elwood, assistant professor of Music, Performing and Visual Arts
- Mark Anderson, associate professor of University Libraries, University Libraries

In addition, Tony Schountz, associate professor of Biological Sciences, received the Sponsored Programs Outstanding Achievement Award and Kristina Phillips, assistant professor in the School of Psychological Sciences, received the Sponsored Programs New Faculty Recognition Award.