Four ICD alumni receive 2018 CEHD Distinguished Alumni Award

Four Institute of Child Development (ICD) alumni were named recipients of the 2018 College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Distinguished Alumni Award.

The award honors alumni who have made a positive difference in the lives of children, youth, families, schools, and organizations, and whose achievements bring honor to the college. All award recipients were honored at a ceremony on November 29, 2018.

The 2018 ICD recipients include:

Beth Bennett (child welfare, ’50): Recognized for the difference she has made on the quality of health care in the community, especially for children and seniors, through her volunteer service.

Sandra Christenson (BS, child psychology, 1968; PhD, educational psychology, 1988): Recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of school psychology and research on student and family engagement.

Michael Leimbach (PhD, developmental and child psychology, 1990): Recognized for his pioneering efforts to improve the training, enhance the performance, and promote the personal development of employees and workplace leaders in organizations.

Candice Nadler (MA, early childhood education, 1982): Received the 2018 Alumni Society Award of Excellence for her service in the fields of arts and culture, education, and community partnerships.