Ten Citadel faculty members have been recognized for their contributions to scholarship, teaching and service.

The 2012 Citadel Awards for Faculty Excellence and Innovation Program was created by Sam Hines, provost and dean of the college, and will be an annual event.

Professors received cash awards during a recent presentation.

A committee of Citadel faculty annually will choose recipients who showcase innovative teaching in the graduate and undergraduate colleges, creative scholarship and research projects, and dedicated service to the Citadel community.

“Our Faculty Excellence Awards Program provides an opportunity to highlight the impressive accomplishments of The Citadel’s dedicated faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service on a recurring basis,” said Hines.

The 2012 Faculty Excellence winners are:

Excellence in teaching and scholarship: Saul J. Adelman, professor of physics.

Excellence and/or innovation in service and teaching: Kevin C. Bower, associate, professor of civil and environmental engineering; William J. Davis, professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Excellence in scholarship, teaching and service: Michael Livingston, associate professor of English.

Excellence and innovation in scholarship, teaching and service: Kerry Taylor, assistant professor of history.

The 2012 Faculty Spotlight winners are:

Excellence in service and scholarship: Jennifer Altieri, professor of education.

Excellence in teaching and service: Lauren Rule Maxwell, assistant professor of English.

Excellence in teaching and scholarship: Paul M. Nolan, associate professor of biology.

Excellence in teaching, service and scholarship: Jack J. Porter, associate professor of political science.

Excellence in scholarship and teaching: David L. Preston, associate professor of history.