Patrick Hurley to receive teaching award

Patrick Hurley, a 2004 PhD graduate and current Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies at Ursinus College, has been selected by the staff and board of the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy to receive the 2013 Teaching Excellence Environmental Award. The award committee noted in its decision “examples of your active teaching through local conservation/restoration projects and in-the-field activities as well as your lasting positive impact on future environmental stewards.” Dr. Hurley will receive the award at a banquet in Phoenixville, PA on Oct. 24.