Andrew Laurie Stangel Receives UNH Manchester's 2013 Adjunct Faculty Award

Andrew Laurie Stangel Receives UNH Manchester's 2013 Adjunct Faculty Award

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Andrew Laurie Stangel, adjunct professor of art history at UNH Manchester, has been named the recipient of the college’s 2013 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award.  Stangel will be recognized at the college’s 28th annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 16 in Arms Park in Manchester.

 The UNH Adjunct Faculty Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the college through demonstrated teaching excellence in a minimum of six undergraduate courses. With students who routinely describe his knowledge as “encyclopedic” and “phenomenal,” Stangel’s energy and enthusiasm in his classes is what truly sets him apart. 

Having spent decades in the U.S. and abroad lecturing at colleges, universities, art museums, and galleries, Stangel’s knowledge and passion for art and history engages and excites students. His courses are illustrated with his vast firsthand knowledge and experience of art-historical topics and his students’ are the fortunate recipients. Stangel is, as one student remarked, “a treasure to the city of Manchester, this University, and the state of New Hampshire.”

 Stangel is highly regarded for his dedication to students, the college, and his great enthusiasm and participation in the college community, including his classes, events and extracurricular activities. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA and completed his graduate study in history and civilization at the Universities of Wisconsin and California