19 Ivy Tech Faculty Members Receive President's AwardPosted: Updated:
Ivy Tech Community College has awarded 19 faculty members with the President’s Award, which recognizes individuals who exemplify the mission of the College. This annual tradition, which began in 1983, awards one full-time faculty member per campus. Recipients are given a pre-tax award of $5,000 and a $1,000 grant for instructional supplies and materials.
Each President’s Award winner is eligible for the Founder’s Award, formerly known as the Glenn W. Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction. The winner of the Founder’s Award will be announced in a June ceremony.
“It is truly inspiring to see the incredible impact our faculty has on the lives of our students,” said Sue Ellspermann, president of Ivy Tech. “Their dedication both in and out of the classroom ensures student success and helps our students persist towards their educational and career goals.”
The list of winners from each campus include:
• Anderson – Jane Hall, Assistant Professor, School of Business
• Bloomington – Stacy Strand, Assistant Professor, Hospitality
• Columbus – Richard Lamborn, Psy.D., HSPP, Assistant Department Chair, Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor, Psychology
• Evansville – Andrea Jefferson, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education
• Fort Wayne – Anthony Ramey, Assistant Professor, Business Administration
• Indianapolis – Claire Maxson, Student Success Faculty; Foundations of Success Department Chair
• Kokomo – Laura Lanning, MA, LMHC, Department Chair, Public Affairs and Social Services
• Lafayette – Andrew Irrgang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Sciences and Education
• Lake County – Daniel Mallon, Assistant Professor, Human Services
• Lawrenceburg – Leighann Rechtin, Program Chair of Communication, English; General Studies Courses Associate Professor, Communication
• Madison – Annabet Garner, Program Chair, Healthcare Specialist and Medical Assisting
• Marion – Thomas Chester, Department Chair, School of Arts, Sciences and Education
• Michigan City – Paul Oman, Assistant Professor; Mathematics Program Chair
• Muncie – Autumn McNichols, Associate Professor, School of Arts, Sciences and Education
• Richmond – Scott Caldwell, Program Chair, Agriculture; Assistant Professor
• Sellersburg – Larry Hartog, Assistant Professor, School of Business
• South Bend/Elkhart – Brent Spring, Program Chair, Hospitality Administration
• Terre Haute – Carrie McCammon, Assistant Professor, Mathematics; Math Program Chair
• Valparaiso – Donald Spears, MA,HS-BCP, Associate Professor, Human Services
For more information about these awards, click here.
Ahh…Yes! Turning a Hot Mess into a Cool Breeze
"Problems cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them," is attributed to Einstein over 75 years ago. This still holds true, particularly in challenging communications. Many people address conflict at the level it was created by rehashing and building more evidence for their ‘side’ of an argument. Repeating a position tends to intensify the separation of people.
Most Popular Stories
$60M Gift to IU, Second Largest in School History
An Indiana University alumnus who founded the information technology firm, ServiceNow, has given his alma mater $60 million to establish an artificial intelligence center. The university says the gift from cloud-computing pioneer Fred Luddy is the second largest in the history of the IU.
Cloverdale Ethanol Plant Closes
South Dakota-based POET LLC, the nation’s largest biofuels producer, is moving forward with a plan to shut down its biorefining plant in Cloverdale, leaving 50 Hoosiers without jobs effective Friday. The company tells Inside INdiana Business that it is not making any changes to the plans announced two months ago.
Indy Reads Adds Staff
Indy Reads Books has hired Chrissy Vasquez (pictured) as chief development officer to oversee marketing, development and the store. Also, Adam Ramsey (pictured) has been named manager of engagement, specializing in story telling through video and social media. Vasquez previously served as executive director and vice president of operations for Back on My Feet.
I-69 Road Project Update
The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled three public meetings for next week to update the community on the I-69 Section 6 road project. Section 6 is an approximately $1.5 billion new interstate project stretching from Martinsville to I-465 in Indianapolis.
New Role For Salesforce Exec
After three years on the job, Salesforce Marketing Cloud Chief Executive Officer Bob Stutz is moving into a new role. Stutz, who will remain in Indianapolis, is now executive vice president of strategic partners at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM). Since arriving in Indianapolis, Stutz has overseen the establishment of the company’s regional headquarters in downtown Indianapolis, which included the Salesforce name being placed atop the state’s tallest building.