Rector of Ukrainian Catholic University Taras Dobko presented rector’s awards to six UCU professors for their high academic standards in scholarly research, in particular at the international level. The awardees are: Tetyana Zakharchenko, Olena Haleta, Oleh Turiy, Fr. Yuriy Shchurko, Dmytro Tsolin, and Iryna Semkiv.

The annual rector’s award was created to encourage and support the scholarly work of educators and researchers at Ukrainian Catholic University for particularly successful results through the academic year. Benefactors annually donate the funds to the UCU community in order to support scholars. This indicates their great faith in the university.

The awards ceremony was held during the summer commencement ceremonies on June 23.

This year, the following were awarded for their high academic standards in scholarly research:

Tetyana Zakharchenko, with a Candidate’s Degree in Mathematics, Senior Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics of the UCU Applied Sciences Faculty, for the publication of articles in international scholarly journals

Olena Haleta, with a Doctorate in Philology, Professor at the Department of Culture Studies of the Humanities Faculty, for the monograph “New Verbal Culture: Ukrainian Literature in an Anthropological Perspective”

Oleh Turiy, with a Candidate’s Degree in History, Director of the Institute of Church History, for executing a long-term international research project “Religion, Religious Diplomacy, and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine”

Fr. Yuriy Shchurko, with a Doctorate in Biblical Theology, Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, for publishing three volumes in the series “Lectio Divina”

The rector presents the award to Fr. Yuriy Shchurko.

 

 

 

 

 

Dmytro Tsolin, with a Doctorate in Philology, Professor of the Department of Biblical Studies of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, for his textbook “Classical Hebrew: A Textbook for Instruction”

Iryna Semkiv, with a Candidate’s Degree in Psychology, Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology and Psychotherapy of the Health Sciences Faculty, for the publication of articles in international scholarly journals

We sincerely congratulate our professors and wish them new achievements in the new academic year!