A&S Faculty and Staff Honored for Support of Student-Athletes

Six faculty and staff in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences were honored Sunday, Feb. 27 at the University of Cincinnati basketball game against Connecticut.

Thirteen UC faculty members received the Faculty Impact Award when they were nominated by Legion of Excellence Awardees, scholar-athletes with the highest cumulative grade point average during the previous school year who are in good standing with their respective sport.

McMicken faculty honored are:

•    Lisa Marie Luccioni, Adjunct Associate Professor, Communication

•    Carol Wissman, Sr. Academic Adviser, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences

•    Tom Polger, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Philosophy

•    John Brolley, Assistant Academic Director, Instructor, Judaic Studies

•    Lisa Newman, Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Communication

•    Maribeth Metzler, Professor, Communication

For more information and the full list of Faculty Impact Award honorees, visit the

Department of Athlethics website


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