Five TCC Faculty Named Exemplary

Congratulations to TCC’s 2010 Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Teaching winners named Thursday during the Chancellor’s Employee Appreciation Breakfast at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Trinity River Campus’ first award recipient is Professor of Psychology Lori Fowler, who began  her TCC career in 1995. South Campus winner and Associate Professor of Electronics Technology Gerald Handley has taught at TCC for more than 30 years. Peter Hacker, Northeast Campus winner and Assistant Professor of History, joined TCC 17 years ago.

Northwest Campus winner and Professor of Speech Bobbi Stringer received her 20-year service award and also is retiring. David Dollar, Southeast Campus winner and Associate Professor of Chemistry,  also received his 10-year service award.

The Chancellor’s Award is TCC’s highest teaching honor and recognizes faculty who exemplify excellence, dedication to instruction and service to TCC and the community. It was launched in 1986 by Chancellor Emeritus Joe B. Rushing.

Faculty are nominated by their peers and selected by a faculty committee, three faculty members at each campus are named as candidates for the award. Winners receive a plaque and $2,500.

The Trinity River Campus’ first nominees this year also included Instructor of Sign Language and Interpretation Allison Randolph and Professor of English Jim Schrantz. Other campus nominees were SO Campus Instructor of Education Altheria Gaston and Associate Professor of Biology Paul Luyster; NE Campus Assistant Professor of Computer Science Betty Dalton and Professor of ESL Mary Williams; NW Campus Instructor of Mathematics Vicky Gatewood and Professor of Business and Economics Thomas Kemp; and SE Campus Instructor of Speech Ashley Alfaro and Assistant Professor of Business Regina Cannon.

We invite you to take a moment and send warm wishes to the winners and nominees via the comment section below .