Professor Preethika Kumar wins outstanding teacher award

Professor Preethika Kumar wins outstanding teacher award pardesi news 1459247708

Preethika Kumar has been teaching at Wichita State since 2007.

Preethika Kumar, Indian-American associate professor has been nominated for the 2015 C.Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teacher Award for displaying extraordinary dedication and creativity in her teaching.

Preethika teaches electrical engineering at Wichita State University shall receive the national honour on November 19 in Brunswick, New Jersey.

“The award means a lot to me because, to begin with, it was completely initiated by the students”, Kumar said.

New York based Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers are presenting this award.
“Over the years, I have learned that to be a good teacher, in addition to being able to communicate the subject matter effectively, one needs to be able to build and sustain a relationship with one’s students based on trust, mutual respect and care”, Kumar further added.

Preethika makes it a point to apply her lessons to the real world, so that the students don’t face any difficulties when they look for a job.

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