LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 16, 2019) – The University of Kentucky Alumni Association started the Great Teacher Award program in 1961 to honor excellent teaching at the university. There have been 296 awards given since that first year. Nominations may only be submitted by current students.
To receive the award, a candidate must:
A committee of 17 members of the UK Alumni Association Board of Directors and a representative from the student organization Omicron Delta Kappa select the recipients based on objective rating and ranking of the eligible nominations submitted.
On this episode of Behind the Blue, UKPR’s Amy Jones-Timoney talks with two of the six Great Teacher Award winners for 2019.
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