GATA Award Winners 2022

GA/TA Award for Educational Leadership

Paige Coyne

Paige Coyne, Department of Kinesiology
"As a graduate assistant for me, Paige continually went above and beyond to help students succeed. She without a doubt lead my team of GAs every semester. No task was too big for Paige nor a student question too simplistic - she rose to every challenge and situation with empathy, kindness and professionalism." ~ Nomination Package

GA/TA Award for Educational Practice

Frank Ely

Frank Ely, Department of Kinesiology
"Frank is passionate about knowledge translation. His goal in the classroom is to help learners understand theory and concepts in “real world” situations. Frank is a master at using course-based information to teach transferable skills." ~ Nomination Package

Ala Alam Falaki

Ala Alam Falaki, School of Computer Science
"Whether students are preparing for a class assignment, studying for a test, or trying to understand the course material, Ala is patient and respectful and is always willing to make time for questions. It is clear that Ala cares deeply about the efficacy of his support and holds himself to high standards and encourages the same of others." ~ Nomination Package