Agnor Receives Teaching Award

Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: July 18, 2012

The Department of Health & Kinesiology would like to congratulate Dottiedee Agnor for receiving the 2012 College-Level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. This award recognizes outstanding teachers whose commitment to student development exemplifies the meaning of teacher/mentor in its highest sense.

“Ms. Agnor never stops working for her students, her door is always open, phone is always on, and most importantly, she is always there.” – Bianca D. Goodrum ’09, former student Dottiedee ‘80 and ‘92 is an Instructional Associate Professor in PEAP, where she also serves as Coordinator of several activities including Basketball, Karate, Badminton, Self-Defense, Yoga, and Health and Fitness. Each year, Dottiedee teaches numerous sections of KINE 199 and KINE 198, along with Health 221, 285, and 484. She is the current faculty advisor for the Reveille Lohman Learning Community in HLKN, and teaches Alcohol Awareness classes for the Center for Alcohol and Drug Education Studies, a part of the TAMU Texas Transportation Institute.

“She is by far one of the most fair, caring and compassionate instructors on our faculty. Her desire for her students to learn and to be successful is surpassed only by her desire to do everything she can possibly do to make sure that happens.” – Melinda L. Grant, Instructional Professor, Associate Chair, PEAP

Numerous comments on Dottiedee’s student evaluations refer to her enthusiasm, desire for the student to succeed, willingness to help them outside of class time, high energy level, excellent classroom management, obvious love of what she does, high level of knowledge in her teaching areas, how much fun she was, and how much they had learned.