UMSL Chancellor Tom George presented The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence and Gerald and Deanne Gitner Excellence in Teaching Award Sept. 21 during the annual State of the University Address. Award recipients include (from left) Brian Hutchison, assistant professor of counseling and family therapy; Theresa Keuss, assistant to the registrar; J. Frederick Fausz, associate professor of history; Richard Wright, Curators’ Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Dr. Barbara Brown, director of student recruitment and admissions in optometry; Donald Gouwens, clinical associate professor of educational psychology, research and evaluation; Thomas Lange, mail carrier; and George Gokel, associate director for the Center of Nanoscience.