HPU alumna winner of prestigious teaching award
BROWNWOOD – October 24, 2011 – Howard Payne University alumna Dr. Peggy Pritchard Kulesz ’77 was recently named a recipient of the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award by The University of Texas System. The awards are given to faculty members at UT System academic institutions who demonstrate extraordinary classroom performance and innovation at the undergraduate level.
Faculty winners were recognized during a ceremony on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
“Dr. Kulesz is a wonderful example of the professional excellence that so many of our graduates achieve,” said Dr. Bill Ellis, HPU president. “The HPU family takes great pride in her accomplishments and we extend to her our hearty, well-deserved congratulations for her high distinction.”
Dr. Kulesz received her master’s degree and doctorate in English from UT-Arlington where she serves as a senior lecturer and director of the first-year English program. She has also served as a member of HPU’s Board of Trustees.