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Sept. 1, 2009

Birmingham-Southern professors awarded faculty development award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Amy Cottrill, assistant professor of religion at Birmingham-Southern College, and Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright, assistant professor of psychology, have received the 2009 Bob Whetstone Faculty Development Award.

Named for the professor emeritus and former chair of the education division at BSC, the award is presented annually to a non-tenured faculty member or members who has demonstrated excellence in teaching during the previous year. A cash award is set aside for the faculty development and travel budget of the recipients.

Cottrill, who joined the BSC faculty in 2007, earned her doctorate in Hebrew Bible from Emory University.

Meggers-Wright joined the BSC faculty in 2006 and earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Missouri.

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