Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff Awards Recipients

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Three faculty members of the Ivan Allen College received awards at the 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon on April 11 in the Student Center Ballroom. The annual honors luncheon recognizes faculty and staff who have received accolades and awards throughout the academic year.

Michael Best, associate professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, received the Steven A. Denning Faculty Award for Global Engagement in recognition of his commitment to and excellence in the advancement of the Institute’s global engagement. The award comes with $5,000 for the faculty member’s discretionary use in their research and education pursuits to further promote international activity.

Margaret Kosal, assistant professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award for her achievement in mentoring the research activities of undergraduate students.

Criteria for this award and a $2,000 monetary prize included direct impact and involvement with undergraduates doing research, increasing their intellectual integrity and research scholarship and impact on their post graduate success.

Anne Pollock, assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, was presented the CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and a $3,000 monetary prize.

The award allows the Institute to highlight excellent teaching and the educational innovation that faculty bring to campus through their research and teaching methods that make their knowledge accessible, applicable, and exciting to learners. (4th from right in photo)

We are proud to have these esteemed members of the Ivan Allen College community recognized by Georgia Tech for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments.


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