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Steven Copp recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Steven Copp, assistant professor in kinesiology, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award.

"Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation are proud to continue our tradition of partnering with K-State to honor four exceptional educators," said Shawn Drew, market president and CEO of Commerce Bank. "The partnership began over 20 years ago and continues as a wonderful way to recognize teaching excellence. Our heartfelt thanks and congratulations go out to this year's recipients."

Copp teaches the undergraduate courses Physiology of Exercise and Neurological Exercise Physiology. He also is co-director of research in the Cardio-Oncology and Autonomic Physiology Laboratory in the kinesiology department. He is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health grant to research blood pressure control in cardiovascular disease. Copp's philosophy is that his classroom is an extension of his research laboratory, and he makes it a point to bring new and cutting-edge information to his students. He also is a member of the American Physiological Society and the American Heart Association.

For a full list of award winners and to read the official press release, please click here.

This article was posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, and is filed under College News, Kinesiology.