teaching assistants honored by Seven Society
Yarbrough of the English Department was recently awarded the Seven
Society Graduate Fellowship for Superb Teaching. The $7,000 award
recognizes a graduate teaching assistant who embodies the highest
ideals of teaching at the University: dedication to students,
substantial knowledge of the subject matter and skill in conveying
passion for that knowledge.
award, the 2000 Dr. Frank Finger Graduate Fellowship, also was
announced last month at the fourth annual Seven Society Awards
Banquet. Funded by a gift of J. Huston McCollough II in honor
of Dr. Frank Finger, Alumni Professor of Psychology Emeritus,
this fellowship for $4,000 is awarded each year to an Arts & Sciences
graduate teaching assistant in recognition of stimulating and
organized classroom teaching. Supriya Jaiswal of the physics department
was this yearıs winner.
all, 12 graduate teaching assistants, nominated by former students,
were honored at the Rotunda during the banquet.