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Jeannine Eddleton receives W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching


BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 29, 2008 – Jeannine Eddleton, an instructor in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, received the university's 2008 W.E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The William E. Wine Award for Excellence in Teaching was established in 1957 by the Alumni Association in memory of William E. Wine (Class of 1904), a former rector of the board of visitors and alumni association president. Following a college-level selection process from candidates nominated by students, faculty, and alumni, each college may put forth one nominee. Three faculty members are selected to receive this teaching award by a committee representing all eight colleges at the university. Each Wine Award winner receives $2,000 and automatic induction into the Academy of Teaching Excellence.

Eddleton received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Virginia Tech.