Dr. Stanley Crowder selected as recipient of the 2007 Betty L. Siegel Award


KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov 20, 2007) — The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice are proud to announce that Dr. Stanley Crowder has been awarded the 2007 Betty L. Siegel Award. Nominations for the Betty L. Siegel Award were solicited by alumni over a period of several months. Alumni were asked to recommend a favored faculty member and share the experiences and interaction with the faculty member that made that individual such a memorable part of the alum's experience at Kennesaw State University. All nominations were reviewed by KSUAA Events Committee and Dr. Stanley Crowder was selected as the 2007 Betty L. Siegel Awardee.

English Professor Linda Stewart, last year's recipient of the award, introduced Dr. Crowder to the audience:

Dr. Crowder is a person of exemplary integrity. His role as professor at KSU is one on many ways he directs his passion for growth and development of individuals and the field of criminal justice. Dr. Crowder's approach to educating others is informed by over thirty years of military service, including serving as a United States Army Trainer. He also has seven years experience as a police officer. The diversity of personal experience and expertise supports Dr. Crowder's abilities as an educator to address the pertinent issues confronting the criminal justice system, including profiling and analysis. Dr. Crowder has been an esteemed member of the KSU faculty for over a decade.

About the Betty L. Siegel Award
The Betty L. Siegel award was created in 1992 to honor the President of Kennesaw State University and long-time supporter, Dr. Betty L. Siegel. Annually, the award is given to an outstanding KSU faculty membe, in keeping with Dr. Siegel's "excellence in teaching" doctrine. The recipient of the award is someone who exemplifies outstanding qualities of scholarship, leadership, and service to KSU, as well as displays a strong commitment to his or her students, fellow faculty members and surrounding community.