Faculty Spotlight: 2010 Bank of America Award Finalist Series (Dr. Janos Gergely)

Teaching for the Real World
A Roundtable Discussion Hosted by Dr. Janos Gergely
2010 BOA Teaching Award Finalist
Friday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Atkins 273

All faculty are invited to attend this interactive session, where Janos Gergely will share how he emphasizes the real world effects of what is being studied and his desire for students to be honest and competent in all aspects of life.

Photo of Janos Gergely in Action

“I love being among students and helping them to better appreciate their chosen field, with all of its challenges and rewards. It is always a great pleasure to observe students grow professionally, but more importantly, as decent human beings.”—Janos Gergely, 2010 BOA award finalist

About Janos Gergely

Photo of Janos GergelySince coming to the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in 1998, Janos Gergely has worked tirelessly to connect his students with the broader world. He has directed the Summer Design Studio for engineering and architectural students in Spain, and he took his Infrastructure Systems class to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina to see the actual location of their class projects. He is known for providing students opportunities for community service. Locally, a masonry design class repaired a retaining wall for a non-profit, and he has taken students on his summer work trips to the Dominican Republic.

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