Southern professor receives
Exemplary Teacher Award
(Dec. 11, 2001) - Dr. Kathleen Milburn, assistant professor of education
at Florida Southern College, has received the 2001-2002 Exemplary
Teacher Award from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
of the United Methodist Church.
that selected Milburn noted her professionalism, excellence in teaching,
and concern for colleagues and students, stating, "Kathleen
is one of those solid, hardworking, conscientious professionals
who is a real team player and a wonderful asset to the college."
The board presented Milburn with a certificate and a check for $500.
Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award is truly emblematic of the work
of Dr. Milburn," said Dr. Perry A. Castelli, education department
chair. "She brings to the classroom the real world of the special
education teacher, and therein engenders in her students a strong
desire to empower and serve the disenfranchised."
FSC in 1995. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from
Northeastern Missouri State University and her doctorate from the
University of Missouri.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.