Priya Menon, assistant professor in Troy University’s Department of English, is the recipient of the Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching.
Menon, a Troy resident, was honored during the University’s annual Honors Convocation held in April on the Troy Campus.
The Ingalls Award is given annually to the teacher on the Troy Campus who has “most diligently, effectively and cheerfully conducted his or her classes during the current academic year.”
Students nominate faculty members for the award, and a committee of students and faculty advisors selects the recipient. The award consists of a statue of Socrates, a plaque and a check for $1,000.
Menon joined Troy University as a member of the full-time faculty in 2007. She previously served TROY as an adjunct instructor from 2003-2005.
Menon holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in English and a bachelor’s in education from the University of Calicut in Kerala, India. She also holds a Master in English Education from TROY and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in literary studies from Georgia State University in Atlanta.