Dr. Filipink and Dr. McNabb Win WIU Teaching Awards

Apr 6, 2009

At a ceremony on Friday, April 3, 2009, Dr. Richard Filipink and Dr. Jennifer McNabb, both Assistant Professors of History at WIU, were awarded Certificates of Excellence in Teaching by WIU's Honoring Our Professors' Excellence program. Nominated by their students for the University's HOPE Award, Dr. Filipink and Dr. McNabb were each chosen to receive the award because of the positive impact their teaching has had on their students.

A political and diplomatic historian, Dr. Filipink teaches courses on modern US history and on the Vietnam War. Dr. McNabb, a social historian, teaches courses on England, early modern Europe, and the Middle Ages. Both regularly teach sections of the introductory survey courses.

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