Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Bernhardt Winners

Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award

Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award Criteria and Nomination form

Dr. Bill and Theta Juan Bernhardt have established a fund that will make possible special recognition of faculty who have exhibited exceptional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service. All full-time faculty, who have completed a minimum of one academic year at Southwestern, may be nominated.  All nominations should be submitted to the Office of Institutional Advancement, Foundation and Alumni, Burton House 102.


Dr. Brian D. Campbell

Dr. Brian D. Campbell (middle) won the Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award for 2013 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. The award for exceptional achievement in teaching, scholarship and service is made possible by Dr. William and Theta Juan Bernhardt of Midwest City. SWOSU President Randy Beutler (left) and last year’s winner Dr. Tim Hubin congratulate Campbell, who won a $5,000 cash award made possible by the Bernhardts.

Previous Bernhardt Winners 

Year Awarded Recipient Major
2013 Dr. Brian D. Campbell Chemistry
2012 Dr. Tim Hubin Chemistry
2011 Dr. Charles Rogers 
Chemistry
2010 Dr. Scott Long Pharmacy
2009 Dr. John Woods Mathematics
2008 Dr. Mary Aspedon Education
2007
Steve Strickler
Communication and Theatre
2006
Dr. Virgil Van Dusen
Pharmacy
2005
Dr. John Hayden
Social Sciences
2004
Dr. Peter Grant
Biology
2003
Dr. Les Crall
Business
2002
Dr. Steven Pray
Pharmacy
2001
Dr. John Ludrick
Education
2000
Dr. James Breckenridge
Music
1999
Dr. Jill Jones
Language and Literature
1998
Dr. James Hunsicker
Psychology
1997
Dr. Terry Segress
Music
1996
Dr. Gary Wolgamott
Allied Health
1995
Dr. Stuart Burchett
Chemistry
1994
Dr. Vilas Prabhu
Pharmacy