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, Aug. 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 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: 525 hours, John Andreoni, communications; 450 hours, Sally Andreoni, math; 300 hours, Stephanie Beiser, art, and Michele Curry, office systems administration; 225 hours, Eva Maloney, psychology, sociology, social services, and Bob Robinson, communications; 150 hours, Heidi Hittepole, nursing; 75 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, and Heather Young, medical assisting.
During the banquet, adjunct professors Dawn Hines, Charles J. Brooks Sr., and Nancy Brewer were also honored in memoriam.