Dr. Spuches Awards and Memberships
Awards and Fellowships
2022 – Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics; East Carolina University
2021/2022 – Honored Instructor Award, Living Learning Communities Campus Living at East Carolina University.
2020 – East Carolina University Faculty Reassignment Award
2019 – Inaugural Honored Instructor Award, Living Learning Communities Campus Living at East Carolina University.
2017 – East Carolina University Provost Faculty Fellowship
2014 – Sigma Xi Helms Award: East Carolina University
2014 – Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award: East Carolina University
2009 – ACS Leadership Development Award; American Chemical Society
2007 – Second Prize in Helvetica Chimica Acta Poster Competition: 13th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry. Vienna, Austria.
2005 – Best Poster Award: Inaugural Gordon Research Conference on Cell Biology of Metals
2004 – Seventh Annual Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
2020 – Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Council on Anti-Racism and Equity (ECU)
2015 – Graduate Women in Science: East Carolina University Chapter
2012 – ECU Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society: Honoris Causa
2009 – American Chemical Society: Women Chemist’s Committee
2007 – Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
2006 – Sigma Xi
2000 – American Chemical Society
1999 – ACS Younger Chemists Society
1996 – Phi Beta Kappa