Liberty University faculty awarded for demonstrating excellence in teaching

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Liberty University recently announced the 2012-2013 winners of the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

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Liberty University recently announced the 2012-2013 winners of the Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching. For the past three years, Liberty University has presented these awards. Recipients are formally honored at Commencement and receive monetary gifts to demonstrate Liberty’s strong commitment to outstanding teaching in both the residential and online classrooms. Winners are chosen from a pool of nominees by committees comprised of deans from seven areas of discipline.

“Liberty University depends on a strong and stable faculty to meet the challenges of working with today’s students academically, socially, and spiritually,” said Dr. Ron Godwin, Liberty’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. “This award is the highest honor for graduate and undergraduate faculty at Liberty University. It recognizes superior accomplishments by online and residential faculty who express their dedication to the development of student faith, thought, and character through enthusiasm, creativity, and innovation in teaching and learning, and the effective use of instructional technology.”

2012-2013 Liberty University Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching

Residential undergraduate:

First place: Bruce Kirk, Digital Media, School of Communication

Second place: Carolyn Towles, English, College of General Studies

Third place: Sean Beavers, Music & Performing Arts, School of Music

Residential graduate:

First place: Andrea Beam, School of Education

Second place: Karen Swallow Prior, English & Modern Languages, College of Arts & Sciences

Third place: Russell Yocum, Graduate School of Education

Online undergraduate:

First place: Shelah Simpson, English & Modern Languages, College of Arts & Sciences

Second place: Patricia Allanson, College of General Studies

Third place: Laverne Young Smith, Willmington School of the Bible, School of Religion

Online graduate:

First place: Russell Claxton, School of Education

Second place: Joshua Straub, Center for Counseling & Family Studies and Department of Psychology, School of Health Sciences

Third place: David Alexander, Church History, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary

About Liberty University:
Liberty University, founded in 1971, is the largest private, non-profit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world. Nearly 100,000 students attend classes on its 6,800-acre residential campus and study in its thriving online education program.

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