Dr. Elaine Smokewood

President Tom McDaniel and Provost Bernie Patterson interrupted Dr. Elaine Smokewood's class on Friday, April 1, to tell Dr. Smokewood that she has been selected to receive the 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award. She will be recognized at undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 8, and will be the subject of a special presentation at graduate commencement later that afternoon.

Dr. Smokewood has written an essay, Teaching With Silence, describing how her teaching methods have evolved after receiving a medical diagnosis in August of 2007.