Extra Mile Awards 2007: Winners
Joint First Prize: Karen Currell and Denis Feather
Karen Currell (School of Human and Health Sciences) with Deborah Kerrigan and Sue Bernhauser
Karen Currell was nominated by Deborah Kerrigan, Rory Philbin, Catherine Sobolewski and Toni Hill
"Karen has supported me daily and when I have hit hurdles...No problem has been too small...without people like Karen - my University experience would be very scary."
Denis Feather (Business School) with David Wadsworth and Professor Bob Cryan
Denis Feather was nominated by David Wadsworth, Sarah Ewens, Hannah Hodge and Ben Phillips
“He has a superb teaching style which allows all his students to interact with each other and also see how the topic in question can be implemented in a real life situation… …I feel that Denis’ support and motivating words throughout the final year helped me realise my true potential."
Joint Third prize: Jonathan Glazzard, Dr. Gary Midgley and Karen State
Jonathan Glazzard (Education and Professional Development) with Susanna Lambert
Jonathan Glazzard was nominated by Susanna Lambert & Rebekah Coldwell
“Jonathan has been (and still is) the most inspirational tutor that I’ve met on this course… …He demonstrates a personal commitment to ensure that his students enter the classroom as competent practitioners."
Dr. Gary Midgley (Applied Sciences) with Professor Bob Cryan
Dr. Gary Midgley was nominated by Claire Sutcliffe-Dunn, Clare Sunderland, Emad Al-Shafei, A Ali, Mark Keating, Christine Ellis, Christine Thomas, Mark Rush, Laura Perkins, Cathy Thorburn-Jessop, Kim Edinboro, Lorraine Horsfall, Jo-Ann Cornelly, Mal Dalziel & Michelle Dalby
“Gary Midgley presented lectures without patronising students with A-level maths, whilst introducing maths to those who had never ‘done’ maths… …This made him entirely approachable, removing for me a barrier to maths that has existed for 20 years."
Karen State (Computing and Library Services) with Nadine McHugh
Karen State was nominated by Nadine McHugh & R Amner
“I always seem to contact Karen when I want something or some help but am always re-assured by her not to worry and that it’s fine... ...I am always left feeling lighter or more positive after I have spoken to her."
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