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 October 3, 2016

Newscenter: Beth Jörgensen Receives Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching


Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
, is among the 2016 recipients of the Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching! Professor Jörgensen has taught Spanish at Rochester for 30 years and in 2011 was named a professor in MLC. The Goergen Awards recognize the distinctive teaching accomplishments of faculty in Arts, Science, and Engineering. They were established in 1997 and are named for and sponsored by University Trustee and Board Chairman Emeritus Robert Goergen ’60 and his wife, Pamela. Professor Jörgensen and the other recipients will 
be honored Wednesday, October 5, in a 4 p.m. ceremony in the Hawkins Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library.