The College System of Tennessee honored six outstanding students, faculty and staff members and two colleges of the year in its second annual Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards during the Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting Tuesday, April 7.
A local resident who is an instructor at Oakland Community College received his certification as a NC3 master instructor in October.
Claude Townsend, of Utica, who is the head of OCC’s automobile servicing program, has taken his mastery of automotive teaching further by earning this certification.
As the nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, NC3 has several Leadership Schools that are supporting their local community through this difficult time.
Jeremy King, Lead Faculty of Design Technology and Master Instructor for NC3 with WSU Tech in Wichita, Kansas is utilizing their Dremel 3D Printers to help support by printing face masks for hospitals in Kansas.
Pima Community College’s redesign of its Developmental Education program today received best-in-the-nation recognition, beating out nine other community colleges from across the U.S. to win a Bellwether Award for higher education innovation that produces substantial results.