November 18, 2022
Jones and Miller recognized for outstanding teaching
Cassandra Jones, professor of animal sciences and industry, and Chad Miller, associate professor of horticulture and natural resources, were named recipients of the 2022 U.S. Department of Agriculture Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences.
In recognition of their scholarship, exemplary pedagogy and dedication to instruction, the annual awards include stipends of $2,000 to improve teaching at their respective universities. The awards were presented at the 2022 annual Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities meeting in Denver.
"We applaud this year's winners of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences," said Wendy Fink, executive director of the Academic Programs Section at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. "Through their dedicated and focused passion in mentoring and instruction, they serve as inspirational leaders for their students and other faculty striving to serve their students better."
With 19 winners, Kansas State University ranks second nationally for the number of recipients since the inception of this awards program in 1992.