Texas State University has been named one of three finalists for the 2020 Excellence in Innovation Award by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Texas State University has been named one of three finalists for the 2020 Excellence in Innovation Award by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Texas State is nominated for the NASA Future Aerospace Engineers and Mathematicians Academy, led by Araceli Martinez Ortiz, executive director of the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research, and research associate professor of engineering education in the College of Education. The $100,000 award, given once per biennium, recognizes one institution of higher learning for achievement in finding powerful answers to important local, regional, national or global challenges. The finalists, selected by a jury of emeritus presidents and provosts, were chosen from a pool of six semifinalists representing multifaceted projects at institutions across the nation. Read the full article HERE.