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Professor Dennis Higgs earned an Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching during the morning session of Convocation on Tuesday, June 16.Professor Dennis Higgs earned an Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching during the morning session of Convocation on Tuesday, June 16.

Passionate teacher honoured for generosity to students

His passion and talents as an educator earned biology professor Dennis Higgs an Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching during the morning session of Convocation on Tuesday, June 16.

A former student says that of the numerous instructors he has had, Dr. Higgs stands out as one of the most unforgettable professors: “He has a teaching style that is like no other.”

Dr. Higgs teaches every class as a partnership, with both sides contributing significant effort to the process.