Professor of Chemistry Charles Watkins, Ph.D., is the 2010 recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching. The Ingalls/Alumni award is presented annually to a full-time, regular UAB faculty member and is consider the highest annual prize for teaching presented by the university.
Watkins will be formally honored at the UAB Alumni Leadership Recognition and Awards Luncheon Thursday, Sept. 23. In his 40-year UAB career, Watkins served for 10 years as the associate dean for the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, which became a part of the new UAB College of Arts and Sciences in 2009. He also spent 10 years serving the University Honors Council, the advisory body that interviews and selects students for the University Honors Program.
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