Nursing associate professor receives endowed professorship at convocation

Nursing professor, Dr. Tanya Schreiber, middle, stands with Nicholls president, Dr. Jay Clune and provost and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Sue Westbrook.
(Misty Leigh McElroy/Nicholls State University)

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University awarded an endowed professorship in nursing during University Convocation held Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Dr. Tanya Schreiber, associate professor of nursing, received the Terrebonne General Medical Center – Devoted Volunteers Endowed Professorship in Nursing by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Sue Westbrook.

Professorships, which are awarded through generous private donations, help Nicholls retain high-quality faculty by providing supplemental funds for teaching, research or other professional endeavors.

Other awards during the Nicholls University Convocation ceremony included:

  • Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence – Dr. Katherine Conner, associate professor of languages and literature;
  • Presidential Award for Academic Administrator Excellence – Dr. Brigett Scott, associate professor and department head of Allied Health Science;
  • Distinguished Service Professor – Dr. Yusheng Dou, professor of chemistry.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 15, 2018

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator, 985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@www.nicholls.edu

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