Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2015
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2015 ACCT Awards are sponsored by Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) and EdFinancial Services.
ACCT's Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff.
"As the importance of community colleges has grown, it is more important than ever to recognize the outstanding leadership of those individuals for their contributions to the sector," said ACCT Chair and Lansing Community College Trustee Robin M. Smith.
"ACCT's regional awards represent the very best our colleges have to offer," said ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown.
The full list of awardees, which were announced individually via Twitter @CCTrustees over the past week, follows.
2015 ACCT Regional Awardees
2015 Trustee Leadership Award Recipients
Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio
Warren County Community College, N.J.
Chaffey College, Calif.
Robeson Community College, N.C.
Northeast Community College, Neb
2015 ACCT Regional Equity Award Recipients
Jackson College, Mich.
Anne Arundel Community College, Md.
Halifax Community College, N.C.
Southeast Community College, Neb.
2015 ACCT Regional Chief Executive Officer Award Recipients
Hawkeye Community College, Iowa
Tompkins Cortland Community College, N.Y.
Yakima Valley Community College, Wash.
Tri-County Technical College, S.C.
San Jacinto College District, Texas
2015 ACCT Regional Faculty Member Award Recipients
Parkland College, Ill.
O. Pauline Chow
Harrisburg Area Community College, Pa.
Big Bend Community College, Wash.
Seminole State College, Fla.
Dallas County Community College District, Texas
2015 ACCT Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award Recipients
Moraine Park Technical College, Wis.
Harford Community College, Md.
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, Calif.
Seminole State College, Fla.
El Paso Community College, Texas
ACCT congratulates the 2015 ACCT Regional ACCT Award recipients for their outstanding work.
Those recognized at the regional level will contend for the national-level recognition of the following ACCT Association Awards: 2015 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award; 2015 Charles Kennedy Equity Award; 2015 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive Award; 2015 William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award; and 2015 ACCT Professional Board Staff Member Award.
One outstanding award recipient in each category will be announced during the Annual ACCT Awards Gala on Friday, October 16 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, in conjunction with the 46th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress.
Founded in 1972, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is the nonprofit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees of community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. ACCT's purpose is to strengthen the capacity of community, technical, and junior colleges and to foster the realization of their missions through effective board leadership at local, state, and national levels. For more information, visit http://www.acct.org. Follow ACCT on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/CCTrustees.