STARKVILLE, Miss.--Meghan Millea, Mississippi State professor of finance and economics, recently was named a John Grisham Master Teacher during the university's 2014 Faculty Awards and Recognition Program.
Awarded for excellence in teaching, master teachers also serve as role models and mentors for their colleagues.
Additionally, four departmental faculty in the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Business, and Bagley College of Engineering, and a staff member in the College of Veterinary Medicine, received awards.
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President and the MSU Alumni Association, the university-wide program formally recognized:
--Assistant professor Cory Gallo of landscape architecture with the Alumni Association Early Career Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award;
--Professor Robert S. Moore of marketing, quantitative analysis and business law with the Alumni Association Graduate Teaching Excellence Award;
--Associate professor Wes Schilling of food science, nutrition and health promotion with the Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award;
--Admissions coordinator Julie T. "Missy" Hadaway in CVM's academic affairs office with the Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Staff Award; and
--Associate professor Bill B. Elmore of chemical engineering with the Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Faculty Award. He also holds the Hunter Henry Chair in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering.
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