Student Spotlights

2016 Student Spotlights

  • Scott Grant

  • Nicolette Griffin
    Ms. Griffin has high expectations for herself as evidenced by her hard work. She is knowledgable about content, students’s abilities and characteristics, and the appropriate strategies to use when providing instruction.

  • Nichole Davenport
    Nichole Davenport was nominated by Dr. Laura Landry-Meyer for her academic achievement in the human development and family studies major.

  • Sarah McClure
    McClure was nominated for this distinction because she is an excellent student, personable, friendly and shows a strong commitment to learning. Additionally, the Inclusive Early Childhood faculty believe she will be an ideal candidate to work with young children from various backgrounds.

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  • Aaron Crouse
    Dr. Jacquelyn Cuneen, Professor in Sport Management and one of Aaron’s Honors Project advisors says, “Aaron was a student in two of my courses and he excelled in every way. He's an accomplished speaker and writer, and he's very creative in the presentation of his work.

  • Andrew Menich
    Andrew Menich was nominated by Dr. Timothy Murnen because of the excitement of history and politics he brings to the students he teaches. According to Murnen, Menich displayed a new sense of confidence, and sees the world and his teaching goals in a new light since returning from his study abroad experience at Keele University. In addition, Menich’s expanded perspectives are the basis for a renewed commitment to share valued social studies lessons to future generations.

  • Brianna Bradfield
    In their nomination of Bri for the EDHD Student Highlight, Drs. Bostic and Matney mention that Bri is a “diligent and thoughtful undergraduate who cares about teaching. [She shows a] deep reflection on mathematics content and mathematics teaching [as well as] an interest in research.

  • Dakota Patton
    Net Impact focuses on environmental and social justice projects. According to Wendy Standinger, ACTION Program Manager, Lance has assisted in the installation of two additional water-bottle re-fill stations on campus, coordinated a CFL light-bulb exchange with students (to replace old incandescent bulbs), and hosted the founder of Falling Whistles non-profit charity (a charity whose goal is to raise awareness about the war in the Congo and help to rehabilitate those affected by the war).

  • Eric Howard
    According to Dr. Burke, “Eric has gone above and beyond the requirements of BGSU to be an effective French teacher. He is what I hope future World Language teachers will be: teacher-researchers who make informed decisions based on past theory and research as well as build their own theories based on their research.”

  • Erica Aguiar
    Erica Aguiar was nominated by Higher Education & Student Affairs faculty for her enthusiasm and passion for student affairs. According to the HESA faculty, Aguiar has quickly learned the ropes at BGSU and has shared her knowledge and pride with prospective students and families. As a new HESA graduate student, Aguiar is honored and excited to be pursuing her dreams at BGSU. She currently works as a graduate intern in the Office of Admissions.

  • Erica Wolters
    Erica Wolters was nominated by Kimberly Christensen for her outstanding academic achievement in the major. According to Christenson, Wolters is efficient, thorogh, personable and profession and will make an outstanding intervention specialist. In addition to her outstanding academic resume, Wolters is a board member of the BGSU Student Council for Exceptional Children, volunteers at Dance Marathon, works as an EDHD student recruitment assistant and volunteers at Literacy in the Park.

  • Lance Kruse
    Net Impact focuses on environmental and social justice projects. According to Wendy Standinger, ACTION Program Manager, Lance has assisted in the installation of two additional water-bottle re-fill stations on campus, coordinated a CFL light-bulb exchange with students (to replace old incandescent bulbs), and hosted the founder of Falling Whistles non-profit charity (a charity whose goal is to raise awareness about the war in the Congo and help to rehabilitate those affected by the war).

  • Melanna Cox
    Academically, Lanna is distinguished in the classroom; attentive, active in communications to other students, well-prepared (far beyond what is expected many times), and thoughtful in her relationships with other students. Lanna is hard working, enthusiastic, motivated, intelligent, and a joy to come to class and teach.

  • William Taylor Moyer, Jr.
    William writes, “Through studying history I see where people leave their mark and that what we do today really does matter. We are all connected, even if we don’t want to be. Our actions, thoughts, and ideas directly affect the world around us.