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May 1, 2008

ULM's Greg Smith receives National Teaching Award

Greg Smith, assistant professor of construction at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, received the National Teaching Award at the 44th Annual Associated Schools of Construction Conference in Auburn, Ala. in April.

This honor recognizes a faculty member's contribution to construction education, excellence in teaching and dedication to the construction profession. Smith was chosen as the winner in Region 5, which includes construction programs in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

ASC Region 5 Director Richard Ryan said, "Greg is a strong representative for our region, with recognized dedication and ability. He is a great asset to his program and to his construction education."

Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in construction from then-NLU and a master’s degree from Louisiana Tech in industrial/organizational psychology. He has taught at ULM for the past five years.

Of the award, Smith said, "It is a huge honor to receive this award, especially when you consider the knowledge and abilities of my colleagues."

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