The El Paso Inc. newspaper awarded its 2014 Community Spirit Award to UTEP’s Centennial Celebration. The celebration was intentionally designed to involve as many people as possible and the announcement cites 175 official events–and many more unofficial–that drew hundreds of thousands of participants, tens of thousands for some of the larger single events. On […]
Today the Board of Regents of the University of Texas system presented its prestigious Outstanding Teaching Award to Keith A. Erekson. His teaching performance over three years was rigorously examined by students, campus leaders, and external judges. He received a bronze medallion, a certificate, and cash prize–sharing $1.8 million with 72 faculty members from […]
Today UTEP President Diana Natalicio recognized Keith Erekson with the UTEP Star Award in recognition for his service to the university and community in directing TEKSWatch. The international impact of the project is a direct result the collective concern and volunteer work of Kelley Akins, Michelle Delgado, Cecilia De Jesus, Sandra Enriquez, Aaron Margolis, […]
The Vermont Historical Society bestowed its Ben Lane Award on Keith Erekson for the best article published in Vermont History during 2005-2007. The article, “The Joseph Smith Memorial Monument and Royalton’s ‘Mormon Affair’: Religion, Community, Memory, and Politics in Progressive Vermont,” was published in on pages 118-151 of the Summer/Fall 2005 issue.
In 2006, Erekson earned certification in Web Markup & Style Coding and then designed a blog and newsletter for History SoTL: An International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning in History. In the words of Time Magazine, he was one of many this year celebrated “for seizing the reins of the […]