Washington, D.C. (PRWEB)
August 01, 2017
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 2017 ACCT Awards are sponsored by EdFinancial Services.
ACCT’s Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by community colleges and their leaders to meet the needs of their communities.
“Community colleges are one-of-a-kind institutions committed to open-access, high-quality higher education for all Americans,” said ACCT Chair and Hudson County Community College Vice Chair Bakari G. Lee, Esq. “This year’s regional ACCT awardees represent the most outstanding people and programs from throughout the country, and we are pleased to be able to bring attention to them.”
“Identifying and recognizing outstanding community college leaders is a highlight of our year,” said ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown. “The 2017 awardees reflect our colleges’ commitments to helping students succeed. Congratulations to all of this year’s awards recipients.”
The full list of awardees follows.
2017 Trustee Leadership Award Recipients
Kirkwood Community College, Iowa
Dorothea H. Smith
College of Southern Maryland, Md.
Highline College, Wash.
Tri-County Technical College, S.C.
Barton Community College, Kan.
2017 ACCT Regional Equity Award Recipients
Harper College, Ill.
Montgomery College, Md.
Allan Hancock College, Calif.
Trident Technical College, S.C.
Oklahoma City Community College, Okla.
2017 ACCT Regional Chief Executive Officer Award Recipients
North Central State College, Ohio
Warren County Community College, N.J.
Pima Community College District, Ariz.
Edgecombe Community College, N.C.
Northeast Community College, Neb.
2017 ACCT Regional Faculty Member Award Recipients
Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa