Focus On Faculty & Staff
The college’s highest level of recognition for faculty, the Veronica M. Muzic Master Teacher Award, was presented to Gerri F. Luke, associate professor of business administration/management and marketing. The award is presented to a faculty member with at least six years’ successful teaching experience at Penn College, who represents the very best in faculty, and who is dedicated to providing the highest quality of experience to students.
Excellence in Teaching Awards were presented to Ryan P. Good, instructor of welding, and John D. Maize, instructor of speech communication-composition. The awards are presented each May to full-time faculty members who are nominated by students and colleagues for excellence in instructional performance.
A Part-Time Teaching Excellence Award was presented to Michael K. Patterson, part-time instructor of welding.
An Excellence in Academic Advising Award was presented to Susan Slamka, assistant professor of human services/psychology.
An Outstanding Assessment of Student Learning Award was presented to Craig A. Miller, assistant professor of history/political science.
Distinguished Staff Awards honor the contributions and commitment of employees, who are nominated by their co-workers. Awards were presented in 2013 to Timothy J. Mallery, assistant director of residence life and housing operations coordinator; Darlene A. Warner, secretary to the Robert and Maureen Dunham Children’s Learning Center; and Jerry W. McNett, horticulturist.