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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Educator Named a Vulcan Teacher of the Year

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  • Date: 9/17/2013
  • Author: Larry Calhoun
  • Origin:Clark Atlanta University

Dr. Ruby L. Thompson (center), professor of Reading and English Education at CAU, was recently nameda Vulcan Teacher of the Year by Vulcan Materials Company.  The veteran educator has spent nearly half a century preparing reading and English teachers. A recipient of numerous awards and honors for teaching excellence, Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Florida A&M University, a master’s degree in English from Atlanta University, and a doctorate in reading education from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Sean Warner (left), dean of the School of Education, and Dr. James Hefner, provost and vice president for academic affairs, join in the presentation.