Commerce and Business Administration Prof. Peter Frost has won the 1998 Distinguished Educator Award from the Academy of Management at Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y.
Frost, the first foreigner to receive the award, was recognized for his pioneering contributions to advance teaching in the academy.
The Academy of Management is a non-profit organization that fosters the advancement of research, learning, teaching and practice in the management field and encourages the extension and unification of management knowledge.
Prof. Judith Johnston, director of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, was recently given the highest award offered by the British Columbia Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Johnston was recognized with the honours of the association for her professional advocacy and her international advancement of both science and clinical service.
Particularly noted was her success in involving 150 clinical faculty in decision- and policy-making at the university. Practitioners around B.C. assisted with a major revision to the school's curriculum and are regularly consulted on a variety of administrative issues.
Music Assoc. Prof. Michael Tenzer is the recipient of an award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a major performing rights organization based in New York. Tenzer was recognized for his ongoing work as a composer.
One of his latest works, Sources of Current, commissioned by the U.S. Library of Congress, was recently premiered by the chamber players of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.