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Morningside College faculty member receives teaching award

May 12, 2018, in Latest News

Dr. David H. Slaven, associate professor of physics at Morningside College, has received the 2018 Lucille and Charles Wert Faculty Award for excellence in teaching.

The award recognizes the Morningside College faculty member judged by his or her peers to best exemplify the ideals of the teaching profession at Morningside. Slaven received the award from Morningside College Provost William Deeds during the college’s May 12 spring undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Before he joined the Morningside College faculty in 2003, Slaven taught at Iowa State University, Drake University, Drury College in Springfield, Mo., and Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Mich.

Slaven has a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University and doctorate from Iowa State University.