April 7, 2021 - Congratulations to Dr. Steve Trost, winner of the 2021 University Sporn Award!  The Sporn Award is an incredibly prestigious teaching award for excellence in teaching introductory classes made more special by the fact that it is selected by students.  Dr. Trost was chosen as the Sporn recipient from a group of 5 finalists out of over 150 nominations.  After teaching Economics to over 23,000 students during his 14 years in the department, we agree that Dr. Trost is exceptionally deserving!  The Sporn award is sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Virginia Tech Academy for Teaching Excellence and the winner is selected by the Omicron Delta Kappa student committee.