Four faculty members win Silver Spurs Teaching Fellowship

The Silver Spurs Alumni Association interrupted Robert Moser's class to award him with a Silver Spurs Teaching
The Silver Spurs Alumni Association interrupted Robert Moser's class to award him with a Silver Spurs Teaching Fellowship. Moser is associate professor in the Department of Government. Photo: Marsha Miller

The Silver Spurs Alumni Association -- the student organization responsible for the care and transportation of Bevo -- surprised four non-tenured faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts with the Silver Spurs Teaching Fellowship. Each faculty member received $6,000.

Recipients include Robert Moser, associate professor in the Department of Government; Kirsten Belgum, associate professor in Germanic Studies; Elizabeth Engelhardt, associate professor in the Department of American Studies; and Lisa Moore, associate professor in the Department of English.

The fellowship candidates were nominated by students and faculty in the college, and then selected by a committee of Silver Spurs officers. The officers reviewed the nominations as well as student evaluations, biographies, resumes and comments from individual students.