Dr. Elias Y. Deeba, professor of mathematical sciences at the
University of Houston-Downtown, received the 1998 Enron Teaching Excellence Award
during a recent program held at the university downtown campus.
Dr. Deeba joined UHD in 1983 as an associate professor and
was named a professor in 1989 .
The Enron Teaching Excellence Symposium, established in 1993, is designed to
encourage, reward and stimulate the best undergraduate and graduate teaching at
the four UH System univesities.
The event recognises the top teachers in the UH System.
Winners receive a plaque and a $3000.00 stipend.
Dr. Deeba was among few others who received different awards.
UH System Chancellor and UH President Arthur K. Smith praised
the award winners and thanked Enron for its generosity. "What sets these honorees-and former winners - apart is that they accomplish
their miracle with love, passion and a commitment to their respective disciplines, to their profession and to their students, " Smith said.
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