Excellence Awards Recipient Detail Information

Richard S. Unger
Professor, Civil Engineering
St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley
Recipient YouTube Video: Rich Unger - 2013 Roueche Award Recipient
Statement:  At first I was a little unsure what I had done to be worthy of this award. My peers explained that my dedication to our students and to the profession of teaching were likely the reason I was picked. I must say, I find this interesting! I am being given an award for simply doing my job! For me, the most gratifying aspect of teaching is seeing students out in public, at a store or restaurant, and they proceed to tell me how much they learned when they took my class. This simple gesture evokes in me feelings similar to that of being a proud father. That I have helped them achieve their goals in life is so rewarding.

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