April 2004 Honors

April 12, 2004
Edward J. Blum, post-doctoral fellow and lecturer in sociology and anthropology, received the Southwestern Historical Association Best Paper Prize for American History for a paper titled "For God and Home and Native Land."

Dr. Kenneth C. Hafertepe, assistant professor of museum studies and director of academic programs and graduate program director, won the H. Bailey Carroll Award for best published article in Vol. 107 of Southwestern Historical Quarterly for an article titled "The Romantic Rhetoric of the Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio, Texas." He was awarded the Cecilia Steinfeldt Fellowship for Research in the Arts and Material Culture from the Texas State Historical Association.

Helen E.W. Harris, lecturer in social work, and Dr. Dennis R. Myers, professor of social work, were guest editors for the winter 2003-2004 edition of Family Ministry.

Sarah Harrison, assistant to the circulation librarian, was honored as a 2004 Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts Bluebonnet Council April 20 in Temple.

Kathy R. Hillman, associate professor and acquisitions librarian, was reelected president of the Woman's Missionary Union of Texas, and will again serve as vice president of the national WMU.

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, assistant professor of history, is one of 12 persons selected to participate in the 2004-2005 Young Scholars in American Religion program at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. He was awarded a stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support research on a book project titled Awakenings: The First Generation of American Evangelical Christianity.

Mari-Anne Kocian, catalog assistant, won the Baylor Orators Toastmasters Club International Table Topics contest Feb. 27.

Donna Price, administrative associate in University development, won the Baylor Orators Toastmasters Club International Speech contest Feb. 27.
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