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Laura Stapleton Receives 2017 Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award

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Laura Stapleton Receives 2017 Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award


COLLEGE PARK, MD (April, 2017) – Laura Stapleton, associate professor in the department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, has been awarded the 2017 Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award.

The award recognizes outstanding achievement in mentoring by paying tribute to faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to a student’s or students’ graduate education and experience.

Dr. Stapleton teaches courses in the Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation program, earning her doctorate from the same program in 2001. She is also the associate director of the research branch of the Maryland State Longitudinal Data System Center. Dr. Stapleton has been teaching at UMD since 2011.

Nominated for the award by several students, Dr. Stapleton is one of four faculty members receiving the 2017 Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award; she was chosen from among 30 nominees campus-wide.

Dr. Stapleton will be recognized at the Graduate School’s Annual Fellowship and Award Celebration on May 11 in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.

She will also receive a $1,000 honorarium to support mentoring activities

 

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