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