“Parham came into the Master’s program knowing exactly how he wanted it to go, which included being the best TA ever. He engages with his students on a level that they can relate to, allowing them to communicate with, and ultimately rely on him as a partner in learning. The appreciation is mutual. Outside the classroom Parham always speaks highly of his students and how they all work together as a team, not just TA and student. His enthusiasm and ability to intellectually engage students is what has made him not only a two-time TA award winner, but an MA graduate who never strayed from his original ambition.”

Brookes Fee, Graduate Administrator

The awards celebrate the support TAs give to the undergraduate programs in their disciplines, their roles in establishing a positive learning environment, and their work in implementing innovative teaching practices.

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