Elly Sweet standing in front of the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.Recipient of the WSU Crimson Spirit Award for March 2018 is Elly Sweet, a clinical assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities.

Honored for her exceptional mentoring and outstanding contributions to the WSU community, Sweet is the faculty academic advisor for all certified majors in biology, general studies in biological sciences, and pre-health programs at WSU Tri-Cities. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she advises more than 80 students every semester. Her nominator ranks her “very near the top—and easily within the top five—of the multiple dozens of faculty I’ve worked with as a teaching colleague and administrator over the years.”

Learn more about the Crimson Spirit Award on the HRS website.