a team event. Seventeen GTCC students and 11 faculty advisors attended the contest in Kansas City, Mo. and competed in 14 different contests including dental assisting, CNC milling, aviation maintenance technology and collision repair technology.
1942 and 1943, nor is she known to current students. But the name of this intelligent and somewhat eccentric Rankin County native will likely be well known to many Hinds students in the future because of what she did for them. Schales made a bequest of about.
became director of infrastructure services before accepting his current role in January 2010. Owens earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from East Carolina University, where he also completed a master’s in business administration.
Former CSCC President Carl Hite recently received the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award from Phi Theta Kappa.. Pictured from left to right: Larry Burns, PTK advisor; students Heavenly Rodriguez and Hailey Eakin; Hite; students Lenzie Mabe, Jonathan Durichek and Jeremy Hood; and Holly Shiveley, PTK advisor.
Members of the San Jacinto College community honored John and Rose Moon with the first-ever Legacy Award at the 2014 SJC Foundation gala. From left: Dan Mims, chair, SJC Board of Trustees; Frank Nadolney, chair, SJC Foundation Board of Directors; John Moon, Sr.
Thomas Nelson Community College student Christian Parks sued the college system in March. The lawsuit said Parks’ freespeech rights were violated when campus police ordered him to stop preaching in a courtyard at the Hampton school..
There, she worked to reduce waste college-wide, developed community partnerships and created training materials for students, faculty and staff. She is certified as a LEED (Leadership in Education and Environmental Design) accredited professional in building design and construc tion.
Anne P. LaVance, director of the Delgado Community College’s (La.) Pharmacy Technician Program, has received multiple honors from educational and industry organizations. LaVance has been named chair of the Pharmacy Technician Committee on the Executive Board of the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
They will go on to compete for the national title in Kansas City, Mo. in July. This is the third win for GTCC. This year’s team included: Aisha Boston, Jessica Bower, Alexia D’Egidio, Kirsten Darnley and Michael Nasrallah. Patrick Sanecki, assistant professor of culinary arts at GTCC, and Michele Prairie, culinary instructor at GTCC, coached.
Start2Finish @ NCC. The Dalio Foundation is a private family foundation in Westport, Conn., with a focus on supporting youth and educational initiatives. As part of a larger student success initiative at NCC, this program will begin in fall 2014 for 600 firsttime, full-time students.
County Community College (Pa.) cut a symbolic green ribbon on April 21 to dedicate four brand new wind turbines at its West Campus in Pottstown. The 25-foot vertical axis wind turbines were recently installed outside MCCC’s Schuylkill Riverfront Academic and Heritage Center, adjacent to Riverfront Park and the Schuylkill River.
Greg Bock, associate director of safety programs at Lewis and Clark Community College (Ill.), has been invited to be a trainer at the 2014 Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training Train-the-Trainer Course. Bock began teaching at L&C as an adjunct faculty member in 2005 while fire chief of the Alton Fire Department.
from Oregon State University. In addition, he’s a graduate of the University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program, Harvard University’s Management Development Program, and is currently pursuing a second doctoral degree at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
scholarly work by the honors program/college students of its member institutions. Flores, who attends The Honors College at LSC-North Harris and is president of the LSCS Honors College Student Organization, completed a research project which examined issues affecting cultural landmarks like Mueschke Ceme-.
The Duke Energy grant will also cover part of the costs of materials. This grant is part of Duke Energy’s $6.7 million investment in North Carolina Community Colleges’ focus on technical education and support of business and industry.
Mathematics professor Mohammed Rajah, who has donated more than $100,000 to fund student scholarships since his tenure at MiraCosta College (Calif.) began in 1975, has been named the college’s Philanthropist of the Year.