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Barrett Recognized for Service to University of Wyoming

May 13, 2016
Mug shot of Steve Barrett
Steve Barrett

College of Engineering and Applied Science Associate Dean Steve Barrett has earned a reputation for his dedication, and now he’s been honored for it.

Barrett received the University of Wyoming’s Outstanding Service and Dedication Award, presented by the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortarboard. The award was announced this week.

The Service and Dedication Award is presented to a member of the university community who has exhibited exceptional dedication to the students and service to the university for a number of years. In addition to serving as an associate dean, Barrett is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. He has won multiple honors in his career, including the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Engineering Education Excellence Award, the President's Award at the Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Wyoming Professor of the Year Award and the John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award.

“Steve is richly deserving of this award,” CEAS Dean Michael Pishko says. “On behalf of the college, thanks for everything you do for us and the university.”

UW’s Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors and faculty for excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership and service. Mortar Board seeks to provide opportunities for continued leadership development, promote service to colleges and universities, and encourage lifelong contributions to the global community.

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