- 2004-2008 Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellowship. Illinois Board of Higher Education/Northern IL University.
- 2008 Advanced Doctoral Student Participant (one of 10 selected to participate), NSF-Sponsored Early Career Symposium: Building a Technology Research Agenda. Association for Education Communications & Technology/National Science Foundation.
- 2007 Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Research. Northern Illinois University Graduate School.
- 2004 Outstanding Service Award, Educational Services and Programs. NIU Educational Services and Programs.
- 2002 Northern Illinois University Outstanding Woman Student Award. NIU Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.
- 2007, Virtual Labs in the Online Biology Course: Student Perceptions of Effectiveness and Usability. Journal of Online Learning & Teaching 3, no. 2, 105 - 111. ,