Annette White-Parks, faculty emerita from University of WI -- La Crosse, recently received a "Distinguished Faculty" award from her alma matre, Washington State University, in recognition of her service to the University and the community. Among her various books, special recognition was given to her biography of the Chinese North American writer Sui Sin Far/Edith Eaton, a primary study drawn upon by many scholars and stimulating continuing work. Her efforts with the Wisconsin-in-Scotland Program, creating networks and projects between scholars of Scotland and the United States, was also commended. A book on Scottish women is currently in progress. Before retiring in 2003, Dr. White-Parks taught in the English Department at UW-L.