The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated excellence in teaching and research at the annual award ceremony during the first 2017-18 meeting of the Faculty Council.
The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognized Economics professor Gordana Colby for her commitment and dedication to students.
“Our legacy lies with our exceptional students,” said Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, dean of LA&PS. “They serve as testament to the strengths of our faculty members as educators.”
Professor Gordana Colby received the teaching excellence award in the Contract Faculty category. A passionate and committed educator, she champions new and fruitful ways to foster student success and improve the quality of the first-year experience.
“I am most passionate about inspiring each student to engage and connect with the material,” said Colby. “In order to do this, it is really important that the classroom, be it a physical room or a virtual space, is an inclusive, comfortable, respectful and engaging place to be.”
Read more about the teaching and research awards in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.