Auburn D.V.M. Receives Student Teaching Excellence Award - The First Faculty Member From a Veterinary School Outside the U.S.Date: 8/17/2010 8:43 am
August 2, 2010—Basseterre, St. Kitts—Mark D. Freeman, D.V.M., assistant professor of small animal surgery at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), received the Student American Veterinary Medical Association’s (SAVMA) 2010 Teaching Excellence Award at the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Freeman is the first faculty member from a veterinary school outside the United States to receive this award.
“I am humbled to be honored by SAVMA. Student learning is my number one teaching priority,” said Freeman. “I believe as educators, we have a commitment to our students to guide them in their mission of becoming veterinarians. Learning goes far beyond a textbook—it is about empowering the student to think through the process of finding solutions.”