Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Tamara Reid Bush - Recipient of the 2013-2014 Withrow Teaching Excellence Award

Dr.Tamara Reid Bush, assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering, is continuously referred to by her students as a professor who really cares. Whether it be in the classroom, in her office, or in the halls of the Engineering Building, her praise is clear, “She puts her students first, which is what makes her and MSU so great.” From another student, “Dr. Bush is a well-rounded professor who realizes the importance of helping out in the community.” Students remark that, “She is always concerned with my well being.” This is not the opinion of one student but many. Dr. Bush’s ability to put her students at ease and her eagerness “to help her students get the most out of her classes,” is reflected in the comments offered in her many praises.  “She is an inspirational professor, as she truly loves her job and that is reflected in everything she touches.” The Department of Mechanical is proud to have Dr. Bush as an integral member of the department.