Ross receives teaching award

Published 5:48 pm Monday, September 12, 2011

The chancellor of the University of Texas (UT) System has announced the recipients for the 2011 Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award.
Among the recipients is Dr. Catherine Ross, Ph.D, associate professor of English at UT in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Ross is the daughter of Charles and Betty Ross. Charles Ross taught for many years at the Isothermal Community College in Columbus.

Dr. Catherine Ross

The honor recognizes the nominees’ overall commitment and excellence in undergraduate teaching among all 18,600 UT System faculty members.
Ross will receive a $30,000 award in recognition of her classroom performance and innovation.
The UT System regent’s awards are considered to be among the highest offered by universities in the country.
Ross is also the UT Tyler 2011 – 2012 Piper Professor nominee. This honor focuses on the nominees’ overall excellence in both teaching and scholarly achievement. Nominees are chosen by the UT Tyler faculty and become the university’s candidate for the Piper Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award, which annually recognizes 15 professors for superior teaching at the college level in Texas.
This nominee also automatically receives UT Tyler’s White Fellowship for Teaching Award.
– article submitted
by Matt Ross

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