A retired fiscal technician in the School of Performing Arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Aldridge was known for her willingness to go the extra mile for anyone needing her assistance.
Mollin sums her teaching philosophy up in just three words, “Me Happy First,” meaning if she isn’t interested and engaged in the material, why should her students be? She uses active learning techniques to keep students engaged.
Tamim leads the advising office of nearly 600 undergraduate students. She believes in fostering strong relationships with students, adhering to an open door policy, providing reliable information, and offering realistic and sensible advice.
In addition to teaching five routine courses per year, Niemiera has taught seven other courses for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He consistently receives above average SPOT evaluation scores from students.
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 2008, Müller has helped internationalize the university’s research abilities through his establishment of an international joint research laboratory that is located at the central campus of Shandong University in China.
Clayton retired from the university in September 2015 after 30 years of service. The business manager used her fiscal and organizational expertise to help navigate budget cuts, pay back departmental loans, initiate the faculty grant incentives program, and much more.
Greene joined the Virginia Tech community in 2005 and has made significant contributions to the university’s diversity programs, specifically through her involvement with the Diversity Development Institute.
Over the past 14 years, Lacoste has transformed the accounting and information systems required freshman level course from an introductory mass lecture course to a hands-on business analytics course delivered in a multi-modal format.