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K-State Today

November 27, 2017



Horticulture faculty wins USDA National Teaching Award

By Anne Springer

Chad Miller, teaching award

Chad T. Miller, associate professor of horticulture in the College of Agriculture, was among nine educators recently honored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities at the 130th APLU annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Miller was recognized as one of two recipients of the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture's Best New Teacher Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences. The award recognizes a faculty member, with no more than seven consecutive years of experience in higher education teaching, who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in teaching, has exhibited meritorious teaching through scholarship of teaching and learning, and exemplary service to students. The award also includes a $2,000 stipend for the purpose of strengthening the honoree's teaching and advising program.

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