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Professor Fernando Plata awarded Colgate Alumni Corporation Distinguished Teaching Award for 2016

By Department of Romance Languages and Literatures on January 23, 2017
Fernando Plata congratulated by Alumni Council and Interim President

Fernando Plata (second from left) congratulated by Melissa Coley ’79 Vice President of the Alumni Council, Jill Harsin Interim President of Colgate, 2015-2016, and Joe McGrath ’85, P’15, P’20 President of the Alumni Council (left to right).

At the annual Awards Ceremony during Reunion Weekend in June, Fernando Plata, Professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures was awarded the 2016 Colgate Alumni Corporation Distinguished Teaching Award, along with Mary Moran, Professor of Anthropology and Africana & Latin American Studies. Established in 1981, this award recognizes, on behalf of all Colgate alumni, outstanding teachers at the university. The award is given to up to two (2) tenured members of the Colgate University faculty who exemplify the qualities possessed by the late Professor David Stern (Political Science).


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