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Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award

About the award

Created in 1999 as a companion to the Imogene Wise Faculty Excellence Award. Chosen by a student selection committee, award criteria includes teaching excellence, rapport with students, innovation in the classroom and a sense of dedication.

Past recipients

  • 2018: Julia J. Sheerin
  • 2017: Robert George
  • 2016: Jim Bensley
  • 2015: Brian Heffner
  • 2014: Julie Puckett
  • 2013: Jim Szczechowski
  • 2012: John Biolchini
  • 2011: Mark Holley
  • 2010: Lisa Blackford
  • 2009: Gary Sanborn
  • 2008: Stephen Lockman
  • 2007: Jason Teichman
  • 2006: Karl Sporck
  • 2005: Peter Baumeler
  • 2004: Ted Reese
  • 2003: Jerry Gates
  • 2002: Jerry Dobek
  • 2001: Regis McCord
  • 2000: Susan Odgers
  • 1999: Gregory LaCross

Photo of student and teacher


The Deadline is April 6, 2020

Have NMC instructors made a difference in your life? Could “dedicated”, “innovative” and “excellent” be used to describe them? If you are looking for a way to recognize the impact an NMC teacher has had on your learning journey, please consider nominating that teacher for the Faculty Excellence awards. Faculty are truly honored to be nominated for these annual awards. This is the highest teaching honor awarded at NMC and nominations can only come from students.

Nominations can be submitted here »

NMC instructor Cathy Warner

2019 Recipient:

Cathy Warner

Warner began her NMC career in August, 2017. In their nominations students said of her:

  • “This instructor gets to know every one of the students so we don’t just feel like another face in the room. Our teacher understands the students’ strengths and weaknesses, and accommodates material for every one of the students to have success in the class.”
  • “The instructor has us use Moodle, concept maps, and explains difficult concepts on the board. Also, the instructor uses YouTube videos to the class’ advantage.”

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