Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, has been recognized with an Excellence in Remote Instruction Award as part of the COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Awards Program.
The award recognizes an individual who has made exceptional efforts to successfully transform courses into engaging and accessible remote teaching platforms while maintaining an exceptional standard of quality. Plastina won for adapting ECON 330: Advanced Farm Business Management to an exceptional hands-on, but entirely online, format.
President Wendy Wintersteen said, "I want to thank you for your leadership and outstanding commitment to Iowa State University during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please accept my sincere thanks for your dedication to Iowa State University and best wishes for your continued success in the coming year."