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May 3, 2006

  Outstanding Faculty Recognized With Awards  

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Sarah Fishman


Each semester that Sarah Fishman teaches, history repeats itself. For students, that’s a good thing.

Fishman, professor of history, is a recipient of a Teaching Excellence Award. With her passion for European history and modern French history, she is able to communicate effectively the subject matter while stimulating students’ growth.

“She has always placed great emphasis on students’ critical reading, debating and writing skills,” wrote one colleague and former student in a nomination letter. “She achieves this by
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using teaching methods that increased student participation and interaction in class.”

Recipients of the award receive a trophy and a $5,000 check. Nominees must be tenured/tenure track faculty demonstrating excellence in teaching. Four awards are given.

Mike Emery
Staff Writer

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