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UK History Professor Loves Teaching at His Alma Mater

By Kody Kiser, Amy Jones-Timoney

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences history associate professor Gerald Smith loved his time on campus so much as an undergraduate and graduate student, he decided to return to his alma mater to share his passion for history.

Watch the video above to discover why Smith says teaching goes far beyond what he does in the classroom. 

During the next few weeks, UKNow is presenting an in-depth video feature about each recipient of the UK Alumni Association's 2013 Great Teacher Awards to show how they "see excellence." throughout campus.

To view the video from earlier in 2013 featuring the entire group of Great Teachers, watch the video here.

Video by UK Public Relations and Marketing.