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Dr. Estee Beck Wins the 2018 CoLA Outstanding Teaching Award for Tenure-Track Faculty

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Dr. Estee Beck, Assistant Professor of English, was announced the winner of the prestigious 2018 CoLA Outstanding Teaching Award for Tenure-Track Faculty in May, and on September 20th she was presented with the award at the CoLA New Faculty Reception and Faculty Awards Ceremony. She was selected for this award due to her innovative pedagogy, for example incorporating projects at the FabLab into her courses, and for her skills in bridging the digital with the humanities. Dr. Stacy Alaimo, Professor of English, listed numerous reasons why Dr. Beck deserved to win this award, including her “teaching philosophy, course design, pedagogical practices, and generosity toward her students,” summing up with the statement that, “Dr. Beck is an exceptionally talented and hard working teacher.”