Chuck Tomkovick, professor of marketing, and six other university faculty and staff members were recognized for excellence by Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich and Interim Provost Steve Tallant during the university's opening meeting August 22.
Tomkovick, who joined UW-Eau Claire's faculty in 1992, received the Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the second time that Tomkovick has received this award. Students and colleagues frequently mention Tomkovick's enthusiasm, energy and open-mindedness. He's known for challenging students, and for including students and faculty in his research. He has been a nominee three times for the CASE/Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professor of the Year.
As an Excellence award recipient, Tomkovick received the University Medallion and a $1,500 check from the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.