Spaldo Receives Award
Teaneck, NJ — At the annual spring conference of the New Jersey College English Association (NJCEA) on March 29, Ellen Spaldo, Fairleigh Dickinson University assistant professor of English, Director of Writing, will receive the 2008 Steven J. Rosen Mentor Award.
The award recognizes a member of NJCEA who has served as a mentor to faculty members who are beginning their careers. In giving the award, the Association considers the ability of the nominees to inspire both students and colleagues, work creatively as a scholar/teacher, and support, advise and/or rally new faculty.
Past recipients of this award have included Mary Ellen Byrne, Professor of English at Ocean County College; Carole Shaffer-Koros, Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Kean University; Stephen Hahn, Associate Provost at William Paterson University; Santi Buscemi, Chair of the English Department at Middlesex County College; Mary Irby O'Reilly, Professor of English at Rider University; Judith Johnston, Director of Gender Studies at Rider University; and Catarina Feldmann, Professor of English, at William Paterson University.