Honors & awards. (faculty lounge).Sally G. Hornor, associate professor of biology at Anne Arundel Community College Anne Arundel Community College, founded in 1961, is located in Arnold, Maryland. The college was named "Community College of the Year" by National Business Alliance in 2000. AACC has also received many other awards in recent years. in Arnold. Md., recently received a 2002 Environmental Hero award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Dr. Scott Vander Ploeg, professor of humanities at Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Ky., was elected executive director of the Kentucky Philological Association at the organization's annual conference this year.
A photograph of a fox on Alaska's Kodiak Island, taken by Joel Zachry, earned him a rust-place photography award at Tennessee's Pigeon Forge Wilderness Wildlife Week. Zachry is an associate professor of biology at Pellissippi State Technical Community College Pellissippi State Technical Community College (Pellissippi State or PSTCC) is one of 13 member community colleges operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents, located in Knoxville, Tennessee. in Knoxville, Tenn.
Dr. Barbara Gaba, an adjunct instructor of psychology at Camden County College in Blackwood, NJ., is serving a one-year term as president of the New Jersey Community College Deans of Students Association. Gaba is also Camden's dean of academic and student support services.
Denise J. Anastasio, instructor and coordinator of the health information technology program at the College of Lake County College of Lake County is a two-year community college in Grayslake, Illinois. The main campus opened in 1967. Satellite campuses are also open throughout Lake County, Illinois. The first president was Christopher B. Smith. Richard W. in Grayslake, III., has been named recipient of the 2002 Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award.
The Maricopa Community Colleges of Arizona have announced this year's faculty recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Award, sponsored by the Women's Leadership Group/American Association of Women in Community Colleges:
* Janine Adkins, humanities faculty, Rio Salado College
* Karen Chalmers, faculty and director of culinary arts, Scottsdale Community College
* Char Howey, ESL/English faculty, Glendale Community College
* Joyce Janiga, math faculty, Paradise Valley Community College Despite its name, it is located many miles from the actual town of Paradise Valley, Arizona, which is adjacent to Phoenix but independent from it.
The neighborhood in northeast Phoenix containing PVCC is also called Paradise Valley, home to Paradise Valley Community Center,
* Dr. Wilma Patterson, faculty and chair of math, science and engineering division. South Mountain Community College
* Sandra Stuebner, psychology faculty, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
* Pearl Williams, faculty and division chair of developmental education, Estrella Mountain Community College.
Jerry Sortomme, associate professor and coordinator of the environmental horticulture department at Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, Calif., has been named recipient of the 2002 Bert Kalman Educator Award by the California Association of Nurserymen.
Christopher Viteritti, an instructor of computer repair and maintenance, networking and programming at New York's Borough of Manhattan Community College Founded in 1963, Borough of Manhattan Community College, or BMCC is one of six two-year colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system and the only one in Manhattan. has been named Teacher of the Year for Workforce Training by the New York Association for Continuing/Community Education, Inc.