Dr. Montepara Receives Apple Polishing Award For Excellence In Faculty Performance

Montepara Apple Polishing AwardDr. Courtney Montepara, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, received the Order of Omega's Apple Polishing Award for Excellence in Faculty Performance at an awards ceremony held Tuesday, January 28.

The awards recognize outstanding members of the Duquesne University Community. Dr. Montepara was nominated by Phi Kappa Theta.

Pictured are the students who presented Dr. Montepara with the award: (left-to-right) Dominic Cristini, Nicolas Jozefczyk, Dr. Montepara, Durrant Carlson

"It is an honor to receive the Apple Polishing Award from Phi Kappa Theta," she said. "As a professor at Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, I am grateful for the opportunity to teach, mentor, and inspire students. To be recognized for what I love to do is incredibly rewarding."

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