Melissa Dyer Receives Kent State Outstanding Teacher Award
Congratulations to Melissa Dyer, MSN, lecturer and course coordinator in the College of Nursing, for receiving a Kent State University 2014 Outstanding Teacher Award. Sponsored by the University Teaching Council, this award honors full-time, non-tenure track or part-time faculty who show exceptional skills in classroom teaching. The Outstanding Teacher Award is presented to three finalists each year.
A Kent State nursing alumna, Dyer was nominated for the award by two of her nursing students. While working toward her Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management at Kent State, Dyer lobbies and advocates for healthcare policy issues. In the classroom, she teaches parent newborn nursing, health care policy and delivery systems, leadership, nursing informatics and more, enthusiastically sharing her passion with her nursing students.