Newhouse Faculty Honored by University for Teaching Excellence 

Syracuse University recognized five Newhouse faculty members this spring with the following honors. We are immensely proud of their achievements, work and dedication to helping Newhouse students succeed.  

Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Student Experience and University Initiatives  

Charisse L’Pree Corsbie-Massay 
Associate Professor, Communications  

This Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence award is given to University faculty and staff who, through their work, have enhanced the undergraduate experience for students or made invaluable contributions to supporting and advancing the University’s mission and goals. 

The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Teaching Recognition Award for Early Performance 


Kelly Leahy  
Assistant Professor, Television Radio and Film 

Milton Santiago  
Assistant Professor, Visual Communications 

The Teaching Recognition Award program recognize excellence in teaching among untenured faculty. These awards aim: 


The Judith Greenberg Seinfeld Award  

Rebecca Ortiz  
Associate Professor, Advertising 

The Seinfeld Scholar Award highlights excellence, creativity, and innovation and encourages future contributions to society. The program recognizes those faculty and students: 

Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award  

Headshot of Soo Hong

Soo Yeon Hong 
Associate Teaching Professor, Public Relations 
Graduate Program Director, Public Relations 

This award from the Graduate School honors faculty who have a significant, positive influence on graduate education through their commitment to superior graduate teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence and research initiatives.