Dr. Jerry Wright Receives "Excellence In Teaching" Award

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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:45am

Columbia, SC – Faculty from 20 private colleges will be recognized for their dedication to teaching by South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) at the 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner held Tuesday, April 14.

Each of the 20 member institutions of the SCICU consortium selects one faculty member to receive the award, which includes a professional development grant for the professor. Each recipient is chosen by his or her institution according to rigorous criteria.

The winner from Limestone College this year is Dr. Jerry Wright, Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Supervisor of Mathematics Education.

“This year’s award recipients demonstrated a remarkable blend of scholarship, passion, commitment, and the ability to motivate students to new heights,” said Kathy McKinney, Chair of the SCICU Board of Trustees.

The award ceremony is part of SC Independent College and University Week (April 13- 17), which was recognized by the South Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Nikki Haley. 

(Press release information provided by SCICU)