Newland receives 2009 Humanities Teacher Award

Newland receives 2009 Humanities Teacher Award             tartan9

Mrs. Cynthia Newland, Associate Professor of Dance and Chair of the Dance department, has been awarded the Humanities Teacher Award for 2009, which is given by the Mississippi Humanities Council. The award is given annually to one humanities faculty member at each higher education institution in the state.
“Belhaven College is blessed by Cynthia Newland’s passion for excellence, and we congratulate her as this year’s Humanities award recipient. From her unceasing service to her students and her untiring efforts to advance Belhaven College into an elite group of 30 institutions in the US accredited in all four of the arts, she is well-deserving of this honor,” said Dr. Dan Fredericks, Senior Vice President and Provost.
In response to this award, Cynthia Newland presented “Embodied Imagery: Engaging Body, Mind, Spirit” on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. The Humanities award will be formally presented to Mrs. Newland on February 26, 2010, at the Mississippi Humanities Council Annual Awards

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