Winner announced in Questia’s Most Valuable Professor Competition

Questia Most Valuable Professor Winner, Julia Corine Barnes from Berry CollegeDrum roll, please! The winner of the first ever Most Valuable Professor Competition by Questia is Julia Corine Barnes from Berry College! Questia’s MVP Competition allowed college students to recognize the professors who have had the biggest impact on their education. Student submissions were narrowed down to a group of finalists before a winner was voted on by the public through Questia’s Facebook page.

Over a thousand votes poured in, with junior at Berry College, Marlon Blugh, submitting the nomination that received the most votes:

Through my first two years in college, I have struggled to find my place. An unfamiliar atmosphere coupled with career uncertainties troubled me, but Sra. Barnes was always there to offer me guidance. Her kindness and compassion were incomparable and her optimism gave me life. Sra. Barnes’ willingness to go the extra mile is why she is my new academic advisor and why she deserves the MVP award.

“I’m very honored that Marlon thought so highly as to nominate me for MVP,” says Barnes. “I’m so pleased to have won.”

A native Georgian, Barnes is finishing her second year as an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Berry College. Her research interests are in the contemporary Spanish novel (particularly by women) and women studies.

In addition to receiving the title of MVP for Most Valuable Professor, Questia (www.questia.com), the premier online library and research tool for students, will create the Julia Corine Barnes Scholarship by Questia in which three students will each be awarded $2,500. As MVP, Barnes will be part of the integral team that determines the scholarship criteria and recipients.

We’ll be taking nominations and giving out scholarships every year in our annual MVP competition. Who’s going to take home the MVP title next year?

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3 Responses to Winner announced in Questia’s Most Valuable Professor Competition

  1. Jayson says:

    I am glad Questia offered this opportunity. So proud of this professor.

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  3. Lutfur says:

    Questia offer is very respectful for professor’s life.So,I am happy about this professor for gaining a respectful award.

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