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Prior Year Recipients

2015-16 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Becky R. Robinson - Communication

Becky Robinson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication. Her teaching philosophy is to help students succeed in their major and to develop skills that will enable them to accomplish future personal and professional goals. Becky is described as “uplifting,” “innovative,” and “caring.” To quote her supporter, “Becky consistently displays a strong work ethic and almost giddy desire to engage our students and their learning.”

Students appreciate Becky’s extraordinary efforts, as she goes above and beyond to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to help with course materials, while encouraging students to be confident moving forward. Becky’s student shared: “Not only is she incredibly talented at connecting and mentoring her students, but she has played [a] significant role in my undergraduate experience…I am inspired daily by observing her dedication to her students and commitment to enhancing the classroom environment.”

For her commitment and dedicated teaching, Becky is awarded an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Congratulations!