Dr. Valerie Gruss to Receive Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) Award

Dr. Valerie Gruss has been selected to receive the 2015-2016 Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) Award. The Teaching Excellence Review Committee (TERC) concluded that Valerie’s teaching is an excellent example of the high quality of instruction that characterizes the best of UIC and was impressed with the range of her teaching activities and program development.

Dr. Gruss teaches in the graduate nursing program.  She was awarded the UIC College of Nursing’s ‘2010 Faculty Practice Award’ and was honored with the “Best Care Practices in the Geriatrics Continuum” award by the American Medical Directors Association, 2008.

The TRP award recognizes the teaching excellence of faculty at UIC. Winners are selected by past recipients of the award from nominations made by departments and colleges. The awardees will be honored at the 2016 Faculty Awards Reception taking place in October.