Posted tagged ‘Excellence in Education’

Photos from Opening Day 2018

August 28, 2018

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This year’s Opening Day ceremony was held at St. Cecilia’s and included wonderful coffee and breakfast from our culinary department, college updates, points of pride, video introductions to the GRCC Night Staff,  PACE survey results from Donna Kragt, and GRCC’s 2018 Excellence in Education Award winners.

Brian Daily, coordinator of the Business Tutorial Lab, received the faculty award; Julie Spahn, an instructor in the English Department, was honored with the adjunct award; and JaneAnn Benson, director of the Phyllis Fratzke Childhood Learning Laboratory, received the staff award.

 

Nominations due May 15th for Excellence in Education Awards

May 4, 2018

Do you know of a faculty or staff member at GRCC who has gone above and beyond their role at the College, in the Community, or in higher education? If so, consider nominating them for the Excellence in Education Award! The Excellence in Education Award was established in 1989 to honor an individual Grand Rapids Community College employee. In 2000, the award was expanded to provide recognition in the form of a staff award, and a separate full-time faculty award. In 2010, an additional award was added for an exemplary adjunct faculty member.

There is a cash award of $1,000 for full-time faculty who have taught at GRCC for at least 5 years, and for adjunct faculty who have taught at least 2 years, with a $750 cash award. Staff members also receive a cash award of $1,000.

Anyone can nominate! Deadline for nominations is May 15, 2018:

Note: The criteria and form for full-time faculty and adjuncts have changed a bit in the past few years, so please be sure to read the guidelines carefully.

Questions?

Faculty & Adjunct: Call the Provost Office (234-3920) or Karen Walker (234-4236)

Staff: Call Nicole Dekker (234-3848).

Nominations sought for Excellence in Education

March 12, 2018

Do you know of a faculty or staff member at GRCC who has gone above and beyond their role at the College, in the Community, or in higher education? If so, consider nominating them for the Excellence in Education Award! The Excellence in Education Award was established in 1989 to honor an individual Grand Rapids Community College employee. In 2000, the award was expanded to provide recognition in the form of a staff award, and a separate full-time faculty award. In 2010, an additional award was added for an exemplary adjunct faculty member.

There is a cash award of $1,000 for full-time faculty who have taught at GRCC for at least 5 years, and for adjunct faculty who have taught at least 2 years, with a $750 cash award. Staff members also receive a cash award of $1,000.

Anyone can nominate! Deadline for nominations is May 15, 2018:

Note: the criteria and form for full-time faculty and adjuncts have changed a bit in the past few years, so please be sure to read the guidelines carefully.

Questions?

Faculty & Adjunct: Call the Provost Office (234-3920) or Karen Walker (234-4236)

Staff: Call Nicole Dekker (234-3848).

Congratulations to Excellence in Education winners

August 31, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s Excellence in Education winners:

  • Faculty — Nikki Banks, from the criminal justice department.
  • Staff — Amy Bennett, from exercise science.
  • Adjunct — Lyn Jansen, from the occupational therapy assistant program.

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