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  • 2020 Garnet Apple Award Winners

2020 Garnet Apple Award Winners

Catherine Gustafson

Associate Professor
School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Catherine Gustafson created experiential learning opportunities for UofSC students at mega-sized golf tournaments. Her efforts have paired hospitality, retail, and sport management students with industry professionals in multiple advanced courses, where she adapts case studies to replicate real life workplace scenarios.

Learn more about Catherine Gustafson in the UofSC News  story HRSM Professor Teaches Finer Points of Club Management.

Catherine Gustafson

Deena Isom Scott

Assistant Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
African American Studies 
College of Arts and Sciences

Deena Isom Scott provided students with opportunities to participate in sociological exercises, activities and class trips. Scott’s demonstrations of active learning strategies on complicated and difficult topics such as whiteness, racial identity, inequality and miscarriages of justice was impressive.

Learn more about Deena Isom Scott in the UofSC News  story Criminal Justice Professor Advocates for Equity.

Deena Isom Scott

Michael Myrick

Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry 
College of Arts and Sciences

Michael “Micky” Myrick upgraded chemistry labs with rigorous hands-on experiments and implemented integrative learning in Physical Chemistry Laboratory courses. Myrick also integrated online work, web tutorials and the flipped classroom instructional strategy in his courses.

Learn more about Michael Myrick in the UofSC News  story Chemistry Professor Transforms Laboratory Course.

Michael Myrick

Charles Andy Schumpert

Instructor
Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

Charles “Andy” Schumpert integrated 360° video and virtual reality into his courses.  He utilized an engaging approach to teach challenging materials. Schumpert also incorporated active learning strategies, use of music videos and Universal Design for Learning strategies in his classrooms.

Learn more about Charles Andy Schumpert in the UofSC News  story Biological Sciences Professor Helps Students Connect with Material.

Charles Andy Schumpert

Hayden Smith

Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice

College of Arts and Sciences

Hayden Smith successfully implemented online coursework (360° videos) to demonstrate difficult concepts. Smith also utilized active learning strategies and experiential learning techniques in his courses.

Learn more about Hayden Smith in the UofSC News  story Criminal Justice Professor Gives Students Virtual Prison Experience.

Hayden Smith

David Weil

Clinical Associate Professor
Physician Assistant Program
School of Medicine – Columbia

David Weil implemented team-based learning approaches in his courses. Weil is also committed to flipped learning and designed assessments based on stressful real-world cases.

Learn more about Hayden Smith in the UofSC News  story Professor in Physician Assistant Program was Trained under Fire.

David Weil

 


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