LSU-Alexandria honors Sullivan for teaching excellence

Susan Sullivan, associate professor of biology, has won the Bolton Award for Teaching Excellence at Louisiana State University at Alexandria.

Susan K. Sullivan, associate professor of biology, has been honored with the Bolton Award for Teaching Excellence at Louisiana State University at Alexandria.

The Bolton Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a faculty member at the university. The award was presented to Sullivan at the school’s Employee Recognition Dinner.

Sullivan has been teaching at LSUA since 2001. She holds a Ph.D. in genetics from the University of Georgia and often has undergraduates working with her on antibiotic activity of the bacteria found on leaf cutter ants.

She was recently accepted into the exclusive American Society for Microbiology/Biology Scholars Transitions Residency to be held this summer in Washington, D.C. Sullivan also received the Huie Dellmon Trust Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts and Science during the program.

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