Above the rest

Auburn’s Department of Mechanical Engineering has been recognized as the top department throughout campus for teaching excellence. The department received the Departmental Award for Excellence in Education, an honor awarded on behalf of the Office of the Provost by the Biggio Center and University Senate to a department that proves its commitment to a culture of learning excellence, as well as strength in its overall curriculum and teaching program. The department will be awarded $30,000 in three annual installments of $10,000, with at least 50 percent of the funds allocated toward the support of initiatives that enhance teaching and learning within the department.