By CCWeek Staff  /  
2016 February 29 - 10:39 am

Faculty Lounge

A Summary Listing of Faculty Activities at Colleges Around the Nation

The Lewis and Clark Community College (Ill.) Music Department faculty is offering a free concert in the Ringhausen Music Building. From jazz and pop to the classics, there will be something for everyone as the faculty members combine their unique and diverse talents to bring a varied array of music to this performance. Featured faculty members include Tom Byrne, Susan Parton Stanard, Peggy Eggers, Louis Michael, Peter Hussey, Randy Banks, Teresa Crane, Sister Marie- Therese Swiezynski, Justine Aldridge and more.

DeAnna Massie is Lewis and Clark Community College’s nominee for the 2016 Illinois Community College Trustees Association Outstanding Faculty Member Award. Massie, assistant professor of communications, joined Lewis and Clark as an adjunct faculty member in 2010 and became a full-time instructor in 2011. She teaches developmental reading, developmental English, and reading and English requisites for sociology and psychology. She co-chairs the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and is a member of the Developmental and Adult Education Task Force, the English Professional Learning Community and the Learner Centered Community. Massie was nominated by a committee of her peers at Lewis and Clark, who credited her with excelling at teaching and mentoring her students. Massie currently is pursuing her doctorate in education from Missouri Baptist University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in electronic journalism and theater, a Master of Arts degree in theater, and a Master of Fine Arts in dramatic writing from Lindenwood University. The ICCTA selects one faculty member from each community college in the state each year as a nominee for the Outstanding Faculty Member Award. As a nominee, Massie is invited to attend the ICCTA Awards Banquet in June, where the statewide winner will be announced.

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