Susan Gillis Kruman
Faculty

Awards and Honors

Honor

Mar 2010
I submitted a film that was created for a class project in my Dance Pedagogy class to the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The film was accepted for a national showing at the national AAHPERD conference in Indianapolis. Leah Dowdy a dance minor was the student who created the film and was given her first national audience for her work.

Honor

Nov 5, 2009
A Chacellor's Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship was awarded to Benjamin Labe a dance minor to pursue a teaching project with me. The project resulted in an additional dance class for HPA taught by the student and supervised by myself.

Honor

Oct 2009
The National Assoc. of University Resident Housing (NACURH) awared the Pitt Dance Ensemble the "Organization of the Month." This is the student group that I advise

Nominee for National University Dance Educator of the Year

Apr 2009
I was nominated by the Eastern District Assoc. of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as their candidate for the title of National University Dance Educator of the Year

Division of Student Affairs Faculty Appreciation Luncheon

May 1, 2008
An acknowledgment award to faculty who work with student groups

Eastern District Assoc. College/University Dance Teacher of the Year

Mar 1, 2008


Eastern District Assoc. is the regional assoc. for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. It incorporates 11 Eastern states, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.


Honoree at the "Women In the Arts: Founders, Pioneers, and Instigators"

Jun 13, 2007
This is a new initiative by the Hazlett Theater to honor women who have contributed to the arts in Pittsburgh

PA State Assoc. for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance University Teacher of the Year Award

Nov 30, 2006


The Teacher of the Year Award was for the PA University Teacher of the Year in Dance


Susan Gillis Kruman

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
112 Trees Hall
Allequippa and Darragh Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8262
gillis@pitt.edu