PIQUA — Nineteen employees were recognized for instructing a combined total of 3,075 hours or 1,025 classes in their careers at Edison Community College’s annual adjunct faculty recognition banquet on Wednesday, August 19.
Dr. Paul Heintz served as the event’s Master of Ceremonies while Dr. Doreen Larson provided a President’s Welcome and presented honorees with gifts.
“Often I hear students talk about their adjunct faculty with true admiration,” said President Larson. “They’ve had the professor that they know worked all day, came in to teach their class, and bring real world experience to the classroom.”
“Thank you to all adjunct faculty for everything that you do for our students.”
Adjunct faculty hours are accrued by the number of credit hours in each class taught. Typically, each class taught is worth 3 credit hours.
The following employees were recognized for reaching significant milestones in their careers at Edison: Five Hundred Twenty-Five Hours: John Andreoni, Communications; Four Hundred Fifty Hours: Sally Andreoni, Math; Three Hundred Hours: Stephanie Beiser, Art; Michele Curry, Office Systems Administration; Two Hundred Twenty-Five Hours: Eva Maloney, Psychology, Sociology, Social Services; Bob Robinson, Communications; One Hundred Fifty Hours: Heidi Hittepole, Nursing; Seventy-Five Hours: Curtis Ankeny, Political Science; Megan Edmonds, Philosophy; Pam Gilbert, American Sign Language; Shannon Guditis, Math; Connie Humphreys, Philosophy; Linda Price, Math; Nahreen Rahman, Economics, Political Science; Erin Reese, Biology; Daniela Sowers, Accounting; Maggie Sykes, Management; Penni Warren, Office Systems Administration; Heather Young, Medical Assisting.
During the banquet, adjunct professors Dawn Hines, Charles J. Brooks, Sr., and Nancy Brewer were also honored in memoriam.