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March 8

March 8, 2016
Nannette Rodriguez
Associate vice president, Office of Marketing, Brand and Communication
Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager

Excellence in Teaching Award winners announced at event

 OMAHA, Neb. — Four winners for MCC’s Excellence in Teaching Award were announced last night at the College’s Spring Academic Affairs Awards Reception. The MCC Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes full-time and adjunct faculty based on four criteria; professionalism, commitment to learning, relationships with students, and relationships with colleagues.
This year’s winners are:
 Catherine Brunkhorst – Math
Sana Patterson – English
Carol Widman – Health Information Management Systems
Stephanie Watson – Human Relations
The recipients also received a certificate and will be invited to attend and represent MCC at the 2017 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development conference in Austin, Texas.


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.