STANTON C. CRAWFORD AWARD
Dr. Stanton C. Crawford was a Professor of Zoology in the Department of Biological Sciences (formerly called Life Sciences), Dean of the College, Dean of the Faculties, and Chancellor of the University during his 42-year tenure (1924-1966) at the University of Pittsburgh. The Stanton C. Crawford memorial fund was established in 1968 through an endowment given to the Department of Biological Sciences. It is awarded annually to a Graduate Student Teaching Assistant who has demonstrated excellence in teaching.
This award is presented at the beginning of the fall term, the Stanton C. Crawford award consists of a cash prize provided in the recipient's September paycheck. A certificate of award is presented at the annual Departmental meeting in September.
IVY R. MCMANUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Professor Ivy R. McManus, Assistant Chair and beloved faculty member of the Department of Biological Sciences left a bequest to the Department upon her death in 1982. A good friend suggested that the money be used as a scholarship fund for the support of a graduate student within the Department who would be known as the "Ivy McManus Scholar". The monetary scholarship is awarded once annually (decision is made at the end of the spring term) to a graduate student completing their first year and is provided in the recipient's September paycheck. A certificate of award is presented at the annual Departmental meeting in September.
This year's recipients for 2010-2011 were:
Stanton C. Crawford – Elia Crisucci
Ivy McManus – Matthew Koski