Robin Dawes to Receive Frank Knox Award (with Honourable Mention to Randy Ellis)

Robin Dawes will be awarded the Frank Knox Awards for teaching excellence this year. In addition, Randy Ellis receieved an honourable mention.

From the Centre for Teaching and Learning website:

Each year, the Alma Mater Society of Queen’s University shall honour two professors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the education of students of Queen’s University through their teaching excellence. The award is the highest honour which is given to instructors of Queen’s by Students.

The award is named in honour of Frank Knox, a professor of economics who taught at Queen’s for forty years from the twenties to the sixties. Mr. Knox demonstrated tremendous dedication in his teaching of undergraduates, and thus this award serves as a reminder to all of the necessity for the strong commitment which professors must contribute through the high quality of their teaching to the students of Queen’s.

The award will be presented at a ceremony on March 27. Congratulations to both!

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