Professor Chasity Green receives SCICU Excellence in Teaching Award

Columbia, SC -? Allen University?s Chasity Green, Assistant Professor of Biology, received the 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU).?? The award was presented at the 6th annual awards dinner which is a part of S.C. Independent College and University Week observed April 4-8.

?Each of the 20 member institutions of the SCICU consortium selects one faculty member each year to receive the award, which includes a professional development stipend of $3000 for the professor. Each recipient is chosen by his or her institution according to rigorous criteria. The most important characteristic of the nominees is their demonstration of the highest standards in teaching methods that encourage students to strive for excellence in their studies and pursuits.

SCICU was established in 1953 with the primary mission of promoting independent higher education in South Carolina. SCICU seeks to advance independent higher education through fundraising, scholarships, research, and by facilitating collaborative activities among the 20 member institutions, which educate nearly 34,000 students each year.