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SSB GTAs win Mason Core Award for the Fall 2019 semester

Please join us in congratulating SSB GTAs who won the Mason Core Award for the Fall 2019 semester (in parenthesis is the number of sections of the Mason Core courses where they demonstrated outstanding teaching skills):

Jasmine Amirzadegan (3 sections)
Haseebullah Baha (2 sections)
Michael Barrera (3 sections)
Nicole Bracci (1 section)
Linda Chilin (2 sections)
Ford Combs (2 sections)
Mitra Kashani (3 sections)
Sasha Stoddard (2 sections)

Here are the excerpts from the remarks by the GMU and COS administrators:

Dr. Bethany Usher, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dr. Melissa Broeckelman-Post, Co-Chair of the Mason Core Committee: "We know there are many ways to measure a course’s quality and impact, but this evaluation highlights the value we place on student’s perception of teaching in the Mason Core. Excellent teaching isn’t easy, or often highly rewarded, but we wanted to recognize their efforts. [...] We are very grateful for their commitment to excellent teaching in the Mason Core"

Dr. Ali Andalibi, Dean of the College of Science: "My heartfelt gratitude to the outstanding educators in each one of our great departments and programs whose dedication and passion translates into an exceptional learning experience for our students"