September 15, 2014  

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Walker Receives College of Science and Technology Teaching Award

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Dr. Jennifer Walker, assistant professor of biology at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, has been named the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award given by the university’s College of Science and Technology.

Walker began teaching at Southern Miss Gulf Coast in fall 2006 and has taught a variety of biological sciences courses at the university. The College of Science and Technology Awards Committee, which selected this year’s award recipients, deemed Walker to be a dedicated professional, exceptional communicator and gifted teacher.

“Dr. Walker has proven to be one of the most dedicated and resourceful teachers I have had the opportunity to work with,” said Dr. Dale Ledford, associate dean for the College of Science and Technology. “She is in this business to give her students the best possible education they can get.”

For more information about Southern Miss Gulf Coast, visit www.usm.edu/gulfcoast.