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Professor Honored with National Teaching Award

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP; Division 2 of the American Psychological Association) announced that it will honor Dr. Stephanie Afful, Fontbonne University assistant professor of psychology, with the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award. The national award, given annually, recognizes an outstanding educator within the first seven years of his or her career.

Criteria for nominations include effective teaching, mentoring student professional development, advancing teaching and learning through scholarship, advancing teaching and learning through service, and training high school, community college and college/university teachers.

Afful, Fontbonne's 2011 Joan Goostree Stevens for Excellence in Teaching award winner, will receive the award during the national APA convention this August and will be featured in the October issue of Teaching of Psychology, the official journal of the STP.

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