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Boyer Wins N.H. Excellence in Education Award

The New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC) has named Assistant Professor of Social Sciences & Education Eric M. Boyer the recipient of the N.H. Excellence in Education Award for Higher Education for 2012.

NHCUC president Thomas Horgan wrote to Boyer, "Your selection is a direct reflection on your professional accomplishments and excellence in inspiring students to learn in the classroom. On behalf of each of the NHCUC member institutions, I want to express to you our delight in having you represent Higher Education Teaching Excellence in New Hampshire.”

Professor Boyer, who joined the college in 2008 and resides in New London, received the 2011 Jack Jensen Award for Excellence in Teaching, the college's highest faculty award. He teaches courses in government, history and political science.

Professor Boyer's students say he brings intelligence, passion and humor to his teaching and seeks to engage every student in the joy of learning. He also works hard to assist his students in developing analytic tools that they can be apply to any discipline that intrigues them.

Professor Boyer earned a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.