Faculty in the department of history have over the years garnered numerous university and national awards for teaching excellence. This year, Dr. Florin Curta was recognized with a CLAS Teaching Award for 2013-2014. Dr. Matt Jacobs won the CLAS Advisor/Mentor of the Year Award.

Honors of this sort are familiar to both professors. Previously, Dr. Jacobs received the department’s John Mahon Undergraduate Teaching Award and a CLAS Teaching Award. He has also been the college’s nominee for a university teaching award. In 2012, UF’s International Center recognized Dr. Curta with the International Educator of the Year Award, Senior  Faculty category.

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Dr. Curta’s web page:                Dr. Jacob’s web page:

Congratulations to our two colleagues for upholding the standard for the rest of us.