OSU-Tulsa faculty members Dr. Al Carlozzi and Dr. Jami Fullerton were honored for their contributions to teaching and research during the university's graduation ceremony on May 6 at the Pavilion at Expo Square.
Carlozzi, professor of counseling psychology, was named the recipient of the President's Outstanding Teaching Award. This award, the highest honor for faculty at OSU-Tulsa, is presented each year for outstanding contributions in service to students, classroom performance and service to the campus community. Carlozzi primarily teaches graduate courses in counseling and counseling psychology for the College of Education, and also serves as director of the OSU-Tulsa Counseling Center. As a leader of OSU-Tulsa's counseling programs, he has ensured that the campus has essential services while providing students with practical experience.
Fullerton, professor of advertising and the Peggy Layman Welch chair in strategic communications, received the President's Outstanding Faculty Research Award. The research award was created to celebrate a faculty member's research contributions. Fullerton has gained national and international recognition for her research on the effects of mass media on international public opinion. She has authored a book and numerous journal articles and book chapters. In addition to her research, she mentors graduate students in strategic communications studies at OSU.