I am delighted to announce that Ms. Amy Miller, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology, is this year's recipient of the President's Award for Teaching Excellence.
Ms. Miller, through her outstanding work in the classroom along with her successful efforts to mentor students through out-of-class activities including the Pitt-Johnstown American Society of Mechanical Engineers, epitomizes the purpose of this award. We are fortunate to have a person of Ms. Miller's caliber and dedication as a member of our Pitt-Johnstown faculty.
In being selected for the award, Ms. Miller is recognized for her effective teaching style, which blends the technical and practical aspects of engineering into all of her courses, thereby ensuring that her students are ready for the real world. In her approach to teaching, she strives to be innovative while maintaining rigor in her classes. Ms. Miller is also deeply committed to the advancement of her field. In addition to being a regular presenter at STEM Professions Day, she serves as faculty advisor to the Pitt-Johnstown American Society of Mechanical Engineers and has authored and co-authored several technical and educational articles.
An alumna of Pitt-Johnstown with her degree in mechanical engineering technology, Ms. Miller earned her Master of Science in manufacturing systems engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. She began her career at Pitt-Johnstown in 2002.
Congratulations, Ms. Miller. We are Mountain Cat Proud of you!