School of Law and Government lecturer Dr Aisling De Paor was presented with the President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at a ceremony in the Helix on Wednesday 9th May. The awards were extremely competitive with over 150 separate nominations across DCU this year.
Aisling was the presented with the overall award teaching excellence. The citation for Aisling’s award reads: “Life as a law student in DCU would not be the same without Aisling! Her dedication is astounding and her enthusiasm enthralling, but it is how much she cares about her students and their success that sets her apart. Her teaching is the epitome of excellence!”
“It is clear from the extra time and effort that Aisling puts in that she has a clear passion for the bettering of her students and is something that pushes and encourages her students to gain marks higher than they might have thought they were capable of achieving.”
“Aisling is a motivational and inspirational lecturer, one who encourages and promotes self-development in the lecture hall and outside. This nomination was promoted by my desire for Aisling to receive this award in recognition of her tireless dedication to her students.”