2019 CHaSS Awards Announced
Congratulations to Tammy Proctor, CHaSS Researcher of the Year, and Undergraduate Frankie Urrutia-Smith, winner of the 2018-2019 Legacy Award!
Tammy Proctor's recent publications include An English Governess in the Great War: The Secret Diary of Mary Thorp (2017), with Sophie De Schaepdrijver, Gender and the Great War (2017), with Susan Grayzel, and World War I: A Short History (2017). In 2018, she delivered an invited lecture in Leuven, Belgium and presented a workshop for fifty K-12 teachers at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library. On sabbatical leave this year, Proctor continues to travel and present her research. This January she will give a talk, “Civilian War Relief and the Problem of Peace, 1917-1920," in Manchester, UK before traveling on to address the Belgian Senate, where she will present another lecture,"From Belgian Babies to UNICEF: The First World War, Children, and the Right to Food," as part of an exhibition on the liberation of Belgium in November 1918.
The Legacy of Utah State Award is given each year to recognize a student who represents the heart and soul of USU. Winners of this award show a commitment to the institution and their program of study, as well as demonstrate involvement and service, department dedication, perseverance during times of adversity, and contribution behind the scenes. A senior in the honors program, majoring in history, Frankie Urrutia-Smith curated the exhibit "Where the Sagebrush Grows: A History of USU Homecoming Traditions" and also served as a research assistant for "A World Transformed: the Transcontinental Railroad and Utah," which is currently displayed in the Utah State Capitol. The 2017 Undergraduate Teaching Fellow of the Year, Urrutia-Smith has also presented her own research at multiple conferences and currently serves as the president of the USU chapter of Phi Alpha Theta.
To see the Dean's announcement and a full list of award winners, please click here.