Professor of Communication Receives KICA Award
Those who have taught alongside Hamilton say his mark of distinction is a focus on excellence. Dean Cindy Peterson of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences agrees.
“Mark Hamilton is a teacher who loves his discipline, his students, and MNU,” Peterson remarked. “He consistently focuses on the importance of the liberal arts for any and all majors. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences benefits greatly from Dr. Hamilton's high expectations in all areas; but especially in media and innovative teaching.” The 2014 KICA Faculty of Distinction are: Baker University (Baldwin City): Marti Mihalyi, English Benedictine College (Atchison): Christine Glenski, Accounting Bethany College (Lindsborg): Aaron Yoder, Health and Physical Education Bethel College (North Newton): Dr. Allen Jantz, Education Central Christian College (McPherson): Dr. Larry Anderson, Ministry and Theology Donnelly College (Kansas City, Kansas): Karen Judy, Natural Sciences Friends University (Wichita): Jennifer Jay, Family and Marriage Therapy Hesston College: Kevin Wilder, Bible and Ministry Kansas Wesleyan University (Salina): Dr. Michael Russell, History Manhattan Christian College: Dr. Greg Delort, Family Studies McPherson College: Ed Barr, Auto Restoration MidAmerica Nazarene University (Olathe): Dr. Mark Hamilton, Communication Newman University (Wichita): Dr. Kelly McFall, History Ottawa University: Dr. Steven Foulke, History Southwestern College (Winfield): Dr. Tamara McEwen, Biology Sterling College: Erin Laudermilk, Athletic Training Tabor College (Hillsboro): Jesse Schumacher, Accounting University of Saint Mary (Leavenworth): Dr. William Krusemark, Music ABOUT KICA The Kansas Independent College Association, founded in 1976, is a 501(c)4 organization that works to provide support and services to the independent colleges of the state.