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Birmingham-Southern recognizes 2006-07 Vail teaching and research fellows
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Four Birmingham-Southern College students were recognized during the college's 2007 Honors Day Convocation for completing fellowships during the 2006-07 academic year that allowed them to collaborate with their professors on teaching or research projects.
The Charles B. Vail College Fellows Program, named after the 1945 BSC graduate, is a program of joint faculty/student projects leading to scholarly presentations and joint publications.
Vail Teaching Fellows work closely with professors in certain areas of preparing for and conducting classes. Vail Research Fellows collaborate with professors on research projects. Both receive academic credit. Vail Distinguished Teaching and Research Fellows are involved in longer, more extensive projects and receive $1,000 tuition stipends.
A contribution from Bessemer native and longtime educator Dr. Charles B. Vail, president emeritus of Winthrop College, endowed the Vail College Fellows Program at BSC in 1994.
The 2006-07 Vail Fellows, listed by hometown and category, were: