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Dean Lynn Beck receives Bettye Quinn Education Award from Belhaven University

Dr. Lynn G. Beck, Dean of the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education was recognized at the Belhaven University Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 2, 2010.  Dean Beck graduated from Belhaven with a degree in English and went on to earn her Ph.D in Education and Human Development from Vanderbilt University.

The Bettye Quinn Education Award is given to graduates who have become leaders in the field of education and exemplify the college's motto, "To serve, not be served".

Dr. Beck has served as Dean at the University of the Pacific since 2005.  Under her leadership, the School of Education has established innovative programs to enhance access to the teaching profession, and has recently launched a masters degree program in Shanghai, China.