A Rochester Institute of Technology professor received a big honor Thursday.
Todd Pagano was in Washington, DC to receive the U.S. Professor of the Year award.
Pagano has taught chemistry for ten years at RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Pagano was one of four chosen from more than 300 nominations.
The U.S. Professor of the Year award program is run by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and recognizes excellence in undergrad teaching and mentoring.