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Robertson School professor wins major teaching award from VCU

Apr 19, 2016

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Dr. Marcus Messner
Dr. Marcus Messner

Marcus Messner, Ph.D., associate professor of journalism in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, was recently announced as a winner of the Distinguished Teaching Award in the College of Humanities and Sciences at VCU.

Messner was selected for the award for his, “multifaceted, time-tested and outstanding endeavors, achievements and impacts in innovative teaching,” in the Robertson School.

The College of Humanities and Sciences, which the Robertson School is a unit of, gives the award annually to faculty that have made noteworthy contributions to the craft of teaching and who have made obvious efforts to enrich and enhance learning in the VCU academic community.

“We are lucky to have a professor as dedicated and creative as Dr. Messner,” said Hong Cheng, Ph.D., director of the Robertson School. “His efforts to constantly better his teaching and to find new and creative ways to educate speaks volumes. He’s truly deserving of this prestigious award.”