By Jan ToddPosted May 10, 2019 at 2:08 p.m.
BOONE, N.C. — D. Jason Miller, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE), is the recipient of a 2019 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. He will receive a commemorative bronze medallion and a $12,500 cash prize during Appalachian’s spring commencement ceremony.
Dr. Darrell P. Kruger, Appalachian’s provost and executive vice chancellor, remarked, “D. Jason Miller brings a high standard of teaching into his classroom through experiential learning techniques that will provide a lasting impact and transform the lives of his students.”
One faculty member from each of North Carolina’s 16 public universities and one from the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics are granted this prestigious recognition, now in its 25th year.
“This award is an opportunity to acknowledge the great work that’s being done by some of the finest instructors in all of higher education,” said UNC System Interim President Bill Roper.
The Board of Governors also selected six other Appalachian faculty members to receive awards during spring commencement. The instructors were chosen... (Read the full story: Click View Original below)