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Mount Lebanon Resident Selected as Teacher of the Year at Duquesne

Dr. Jeffrey D. Evanseck, professor of chemistry in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, has been selected as one of two 2010-11 Teachers of the Year by Duquesne University’s chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the National Leadership Honor Society.

The Teacher of the Year Award is sponsored annually by ODK, which created this event in 1992 to give students the opportunity to recognize a teacher they believe best exemplifies leadership and excellence in the classroom.

Evanseck, who was selected from among 130 faculty nominees, specializes in theoretical biophysical and physical organic chemistry.

He resides in Mount Lebanon.

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