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Faculty Member Nominated for Recognition by Former Student


Laura M. DickinsonLaura M. Dickinson, associate professor of English-composition at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was recently nominated for inclusion in “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and Educators.”

Her biography will appear in the 11th edition of the book, which honors teachers who have been nominated by former students.

According to Educational Communications Inc., which publishes “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers,” it is the one recognition program in the education field in which the ultimate consumers of education students have the opportunity and responsibility to honor the teachers who have most significantly impacted their lives.

All of the students listed in the publications “Who’s Who Among American High School Students,” “The National Dean’s List” and “Who’s Who Among American High School Students Sports Edition,” which honor the nation’s top high school and college students, are given the opportunity to nominate a teacher who has been most influential during their academic career.

Before joining the faculty of Penn College in Fall 2005, Dickinson was a full-time faculty member at Capitol College in Laurel, Md., having also taught at the University of Maryland and Bowie State University. She earned her doctorate in American Literature at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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