UNION — The University of South Carolina Union Distinguished Teacher of the Year Committee is pleased to announce that Professor Randy Ivey has been named as 2015-2016 Distinguished Teacher of the Year.
Mr. Ivey has taught English at the University of South Carolina since 1990, starting out as an adjunct instructor. He has also taught at the main campus in Columbia, the USCU operation in Laurens, and at Spartanburg Technical College, now SCC. On six occasions he has been named USCU’s Distinguished Teacher of the Year: 1996, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2011, and 2013. He is the author of a new novel, Where the Streets Are Paved With Gold; two story collections, The Shape of a Man and The Mutilation Gypsy: and a book for children, Jay and the Bounty of Books. Twice he received the SC Fiction Project Award for the short story, in 2004 and 2007. His latest work is a novel, Those Who Knew Him, which is now beginning to market.
USC Union Distinguished Teacher of the Year first runner – up is Senior Biology Instructor, Tara Fetemie, and second runner-up is Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Majdouline “Maggie” Aziz. The 2015-2016 Distinguished Adjunct Teacher of the Year is Brad Greer.
(Picture: Professor Randy Ivey and author Robert Morgan)
Professor Randy Ivey (left) has been named USC Union’s 2015-2016 Distinguished Teacher of the Year. He is pictured here with author Robert Morgan.
This story was submitted by USC-Union.