PSU Students Honor Robin DeRosa with Faculty Advising Award

September 6th, 2011 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-
Guiding college students’ hopes and dreams is a delicate balancing act between encouragement and caution, but Plymouth State University English Associate Professor Robin DeRosa has made a longstanding and positive impression on scores of undergraduates.

Robin Derosa
PSU Associate Professor Robin DeRosa was recently honored with the Faculty Advising Award

DeRosa was recently honored with the Faculty Advising Award, the only award bestowed on PSU faculty by students. DeRosa said she was shocked and amazed to win the award.

“It was a complete surprise; it really is an amazing feeling to know you’ve made an impact on students and they feel you are special,” DeRosa said. This is incredibly gratifying.”

The students vote on the Faculty Advising Award in the spring, and their comments supporting her attest to her genuine commitment and interest in their success.

“Very easy to talk to, someone you go to when you need personal advice, not just related to academics.

“Has a lot to balance, but she is always available and putting students first.”

“Supports her students outside of the classroom by attending events.”

“Takes on students in need to advising. Fun and welcoming to converse with.”

DeRosa noted that plenty of her faculty colleagues also care deeply about student success and are willing to assist them in achieving their goals.

“I don’t feel like I

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