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and are always putting students first. Attending the conference to receive their medallions is also a great way for them to go to conference sessions that are geared toward teaching and learning. Both were nominated by their colleagues for this opportunity....]]>
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named Blake its 2018 Outstanding Educator of the Year in the Dietetic Technician category. The group, which advocates for and empowers dietetics educators, includes members who work in community colleges, hospitals, nutrition agencies, and private industry....]]>
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Suzanne LaVenture, director of international education and Spanish faculty member at DCCC, accepts the Werner Kubsch award.....]]>
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some point in the classroom, every teacher is confronted by a student with the dreaded question, “why do I need to know this?” College students who are pursuing a major in science can struggle to understand why they need learn literature and vice-versa, said Stephanie Plain Potter,....]]>
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the field of Southern literature. “I was totally shocked when I found out the book was nominated,” she said. “I didn’t see it coming. It’s such an honor, and it’s so exciting to be nominated. In Southern literature, this award is a big deal.” It was by chance that Seeking Home....]]>
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“I was well aware that a project of this scale was unprecedented and would present many challenges.” Several months after Mayo’s meeting, a four-member delegation from Wuxi toured PCC as they gathered information on the American educational system. Mayo said that several U....]]>
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Peyré, who holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Toulouse, has led his students in virtual video conference exchanges with DCCC students for more than a decade. “The world is now interconnected like never before....]]>
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At a GM regional training center, each technician is required to perform a hands-on assessment in each of the eight areas. Each assessment takes one full day with a multitude of stations....]]>
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civic and cultural lives of area residents and the prosperity of local and regional businesses.” MCC President Gena Glickman noted that the ICEO and the faculty fellow are an important part of the college’s mission. She is pleased to see Hurston pick up the torch....]]>
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Teacher of the Year during its annual conference in Kansas City. Both the national and regional awards are designed to recognize outstanding contributions to business education by a postsecondary business educator. Chittick has taught business classes at NPCC for 20 years....]]>
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a valued member of our crew at the Civic Center. I am so honored to work beside her and our entire team of hard-working staff that assist from planning to executing all our events year-round.” Faucette, who has served nearly 16 years in her current position, said she was thrilled about winning the award....]]>
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positive experiences as an honors student have influenced the design of the new program. The Honors College will offer students who have outstanding potential an opportunity to enhance their two-year college experience....]]>
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Beverly Fatherree. The two co-authored an English textbook called “For Our Students.” The book is sold at a low cost to students at a number of community colleges, and the two of them get no profits from the book. Hammons said in her Cowan Award address that nearly 5,000 Hinds Community College students....]]>
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to be a teacher,” said Peeks. “I’d had so many rotten teachers in high school.” Peeks enrolled late in what was then Kearney State College and studied math and chemistry instead. However, he didn’t find enough fulfillment in those areas to make them into a profession....]]>
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because the assumption is made that talented people don't require guidance. More often, however, it is because the pathway to advancement is sometimes not clear, and mentorship is often seen as an informal activity not as an objectives-driven partnership....]]>
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Taylour Marshall examines a rock during a class taught by Carla Long at National Park Community College PCC last spring.....]]>
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Cleveland State Community College’s Bridging Cultures Faculty Learning Community and the International Education Committee recently partnered to bring Kasar Abdulla to campus. Abdulla spoke to faculty, staff, and students about her experiences as a refugee during the First Gulf War and issues surrounding refugees in the state of Tennessee....]]>
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Towe said that the species of tree was also chosen because it is known for its healing properties with the heart and the brain. “Shannen kept our brains sharp with knowledge, and she helped to heal a lot of our hearts,” said Towe....]]>
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The degree is California’s first to serve the growing market in advanced alternative-fuel technology, part of a suite of complementary majors in the college’s innovative automotive technology program. Frala, who is a leader in a statewide effort to create a “Hydrogen Highway” to support expanded use of alternative-fuel vehicles, designed the degree....]]>
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dozens of books and articles related to West Florida history, Rucker says the inspiration for this publication came about u n e x p e c t e d l y. “While researching another project, I began reading through old Florida newspapers of the late 1800s and early 1900s and discovered....]]>
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As part of this project, she was trained using Alvin, a deep submergence vehicle owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass. The famed vehicle, first deployed in 1964, has been used for a variety of research projects and special missions, including a 1986 exploration of the Titanic wreckage....]]>
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Work by the following faculty members will be on display: Eric Araujo, Robert Di Matteo, Colin Edgington, Andrea Freiwald, Barbara Friedman, Lydia Grey, John Harford, Ji Yong Kim, Christopher Brand Koep, William Macholdt, Jeff Mason, J.D....]]>
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community. A pilot participant in the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency Program in 2012, Vitiello (and collaborator Taylor Deupree) released the double-vinyl album “Captiva” based on fieldrecordings including audio-tracks “From the Main Studio” and “From The Fish House....]]>
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Nancy LaBine, director of nursing at Cleveland State Community College,....]]>
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MiraCosta College ’s (Calif.) Development and Foundation Office has named sociology instructor Thao Ha the 2015/16 MiraCosta College Cares! Philanthropist of the Year. In addition to being an enthusiastic and engaging professor impacting students every day in the classroom, Ha gives generously from her own pocketbook....]]>
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Tunxis Community College (Conn.) has announced that Jennifer Wittke, assistant professor of English, is a recipient of the Connecticut Board of Regents Teaching Awards for 2016....]]>
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Miller, dean of Florida SouthWestern State College’s School of Education, along with researchers at The Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, recently coauthored the research paper “Financing Personalized......]]>
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School choice takes many forms and offers benefits across the board — for students using vouchers to attend private schools to others opting for their traditional public school — according to Anna Egalite, an North Carolina State University education professor. Her lecture “School Choice: Landscape, Theory and Research” was part of the Liberty Lecture Series sponsored by Central Carolina C...]]>
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Georgia Northwestern Technical College students Barry Arrington, Tanner Boyd, Bo Dooley, Burt Burns and Evan Brackett will be headed to the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The GNTC team took home top honors in the TeamWorks competition at the State of Georgia SkillsUSA Competition held in Atlanta in March....]]>
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Riverside City College’s (Calif.) Will Kim, associate professor of art, has been selected to participate in auditions for South Korea’s “Show Me the Money,” a TV show for aspiring rappers. First produced in 2012, the program selects a group of promising rappers from auditions, eventually narrowing the field....]]>