The St. Mary’s Alumni Association honored the 2013 Distinguished Faculty during its annual event in January.
This year’s honorees were (from back row, left) Brother Dennis Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Associate Professor of English and Communications; Kathleen Maloney, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of English and Communication Studies; Gail Kaciuba, Ph.D., Emil C. E. Jurica Professor of Accounting; Gopalakrishnan Easwaran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering; (front row, from left) Roberto Rosas, Instructor of Law; and Rafael Moras, Ph.D., Professor of Engineering. Richard J. Bauer Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Finance, was awarded the Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.
St. Mary’s University repeatedly has been nationally recognized for its commitment to service and community engagement. The Carnegie Foundation has given St. Mary’s its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, and St. Mary’s has received the Presidential Award from the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition for service in higher education. St. Mary’s University is a Catholic and Marianist university with a tradition of academic excellence.