Several members of the faculty and staff at North Georgia College & State University were recognized for their efforts to serve students yesterday at the annual University Awards Ceremony in the Hoag Student Center Auditorium.
President David Potter thanked all those in attendance for their dedication and heralded the achievements of those being honored.
Dr. Mark Jordan, professor in the Mike Cottrell School of Business, was named the 2010 Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning for his strides in academic innovation and online course development.
“Student-focused teaching and learning are hallmarks of the student experience at North Georgia College & State University and set our institution apart from many of our peers,” Potter said in presenting the award. “One of the challenges to maintaining excellence in this area is being innovative and attuned to how students learn best. We believe so strongly in this that being a leader in innovative teaching and learning is a component of the university’s strategic plan.”