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

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Nominate your instructor

Have you had instructors this semester who you feel really excelled?

NMC has a way for you to recognize those instructors: Nominate them for a Faculty Excellence Award! Tell us what makes your nominees so great using this nomination form.

2023 Recipient:

Sarah Montgomery-RichardsSarah Montgomery-Richards

Student nominators said of Montgomery-Richards, a philosophy instructor, “In a class of 30 students, she makes it feel 1 on 1.” "Sarah is just so clearly passionate about teaching the subject matter that you can’t help feeling that same passion for that as well.”