Department of Economics faculty members Arne Hallam and Ebby Luvaga were recently honored by the Division of Student Affairs at Iowa State University.
Hallam, associate dean for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and a professor of economics, received the Thomas B. Thielen Award. This award is the highest honor the division gives to a faculty member who has been a strong supporter of student success.
The Thomas B. Thielen Award is named for the man who served as Iowa State University's Vice President for Student Affairs from 1977-1997. Under the twenty years of Dr. Thielen's leadership, the Division of Student Affairs enjoyed national prominence, and ISU students thrived in a tradition of involvement in campus events, issues, and organizations.
Luvaga, a senior lecturer in economics, coordinator of the agricultural business learning community and leader of numerous study abroad programs, received the Wilbur L. Layton Faculty Recognition Award. Typically this award is given to faculty members who have a sustained relationship with the Division of Student Affairs.