Outstanding Teaching Assistants recognizedPosted April 11, 2012
Andrew Miller and Tyler Hague have been named the 2011-12 Outstanding Teaching Assistants for the Department of Engineering and Physics. Dr. Jess Dowdy, assistant department chair, presented them with a certificate of achievement and a gift membership to the American Association of Physics Teachers at an award ceremony held Tuesday, April 10, during senior chapel at ACU.
Andrew Miller is the son of Willie and Kimberly Miller of The Woodlands, Texas. He has taught various lab classes in the department, been active in the Society of Physics Students (serving as treasurer for the 2011-12 school year), and presented a talk at the ACU Undergraduate Research Festival. Andrew also participated in research for the department last summer and won an award for his presentation at the American Physical Society.
Tyler Hague is the son of Clyde and Susan Hague of Muncie, Ind. He has participated in research activities for the department during the summer for the past four years and has won many awards, the latest being from the American Physical Society. Tyler has also taught lab classes in the physics department, been active in the Society of Physics Students and given a presentation at the Undergraduate Research Festival.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is the world leader in promoting physics education. Each year the Association recognizes outstanding teaching assistants and grants them a one-year gift membership.
Visit the Department of Engineering and Physics website or contact Dr. Jess Dowdy at 325-674-4825 for more information.