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ISU Entomology / Kenneth Holscher, Excellence in Teaching Award

Kenneth Holscher, Excellence in Teaching Award


Kenneth Holscher, Associate Professor of Entomology is this year’s recipient of the James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching. The award was established by a 1928 Iowa State graduate, the award recognizes a faculty member for exceptional achievement in teaching introductory courses. A $1,500 award is granted.
Dr. Holscher has provided teaching excellence for students at Iowa State for three decades, and he has shown a superior proficiency for engaging students in large introductory classes. Part of his teaching philosophy is never to forget what it's like to be a student. His student evaluations are high, and he has received seven teaching awards from student organizations.