Kozimor-King wins first-year teaching award; featured on WITF-FM
Dr. Michele Lee Kozimor-King, associate professor of sociology, is the recipient of the McGraw-Hill Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award. She was honored during a luncheon at the 31st Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience in San Antonio, Texas. The award is co-sponsored by The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, and the McGraw-Hill Companies. The award is presented annually to an instructor who has shown great success in teaching a first-year seminar and who inspires students to continue to learn, grow and succeed. For more details on the award, the seminar and on Kozimor-King, read the full press release here.
Kozimor-King's seminar, Simple Living, encourages students to step back, examine their lives and consider living an alternative lifestyle characterized by less consumption, greater awareness of their surroundings and productive action. In addition, the Simple Living seminar encourages students to seek meaningful work and promote social justice. Students enrolled in Simple Living also live together on a common residence hall floor as part of Elizabethtown’s several Living-Learning Communities.
Kozmior-King also took her Simple Living seminar to the airwaves.
She was the featured guest on Scott LaMar’s Radio Smart Talk on WITF-FM Wednesday, Aug. 22. She spoke about the first-year seminar, shared information about simple living in general and answered listener questions about the idea of living simply.
The episode, about one hour in length, is available as a podcast here.