Congratulations to Timothy Jackson for being honored with the 2014 Outstanding Educator Award at the halftime of the Nov. 14 men’s basketball game . This is an annual award given by KU's chapter of Mortar Board, a national honor society, to recognize teaching excellence in the classroom. Six awards total were presented this year.
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for superior achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. Currently, there are 47 active student members of KU’s chapter. The Outstanding Educator Award is determined by nominations given to the KU chapter each year.
Jackson was also a 2014 H.O.P.E. Award finalist and recognized at the KU football game on Nov. 15. The H.O.P.E. award is given by the University of Kansas Board of Class Officers and recognizes outstanding teaching and concern for students.