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.

Read more about the 2015 Faculty Excellence award winners »

Past recipients

  • 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

Faculty Excellence Awards

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2015 Recipient:

Brian Heffner

Brian HeffnerHeffner began at NMC in 2007 as an adjunct instructor, and was hired as director of NMC's Police Academy this past January. In their nominations, students said:

  • "This instructor shows a real interest in the students and is always a positive and wonderful role model."
  • "The instructor does an excellent job engaging students from the start of class."
  • "The course material is clearly organized and I feel people that have taken these classes have learned more from the way the instructor teaches the material."
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