Amanda McGuire Rzicznek and Elizabeth Zemanski Receive 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Instructor/Lecturer Award

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Amanda McGuire Rzicznek and Elizabeth Zemanski have been named co-recipients of the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Instructor/Lecturer Award in recognition of their innovative collaboration, their multiple pedagogical approaches, the community engagement portion of their course ENG 3420: Literature for Young Children.

The selection committee noted Amanda and Elizabeth's passion and engagement, as well as the excellence of their course and its incorporation of themes of social justice. Student work will be showcased Saturday, May 4 at the Literacy in the Park event at the Perry Field House.

Additional examples of past student work has been showcased, and Amanda, Elizabeth, author/illustrator Lindsay Ward, and students were featured on WBGU TV.

A formal presentation of the award will take place at the Dean's Opening Day Address. Please join the Department of English in extending congratulations to Amanda and Elizabeth!