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Awards, Grants and Other Recognitions

As part of College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Strategic Plan, the “Distinction” team focuses on helping to achieve a culture of excellence through empowerment of human resources and exemplary stewardship.

“Each division, department and the college will seek recognition or distinction at a state or national level through participation, competition or presentation.”

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Distinctions

Year Employee Level Organization Recognition/Presentation/Publication
2019 Caleb Davis National Archive for Mathematical Logic “Reverse Mathematics and Colorings of Hypergraphs”
2019 Dr. Dean Roughton National American Association of Community Colleges “Global to Local: Internationalization Opportunities and Challenges”
2019 Charles “Murph” Byrne National American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Recertification
2019 Sylvie Green Shapero National Global Status of Women and Girls “Can a White Teacher Empower Black Students?”
2019 Christina Weisner State Gregg Museum of Art and Design “Explorations — Science Sculptures”
2019 Laura Morrison National Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy “Teachers as Boy Scouts: Preparing with the Power of Pre-suasion”
2019 Kanika Bryant National Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy “Engaging Students Using Instructional Strategies”
2018 James White State Duke University Master of Science in Nursing
2018 Lucretia White National National Association for Developmental Education Gladys R. Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Education Students
2018 Lucretia White State State Board of Community Colleges Top Five Finalist for Excellence in Teaching Award
2018 Christina Weisner State North Carolina Arts Council North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award;
awarded funds: $10,000
2018 Andrew Walser National Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts “My Darwinian Period: Monstrosity and Method in Cesar Aira’s The Literary Conference”;
awarded travel funds: $1,000
2018 Lucretia White/Leah Jones State North Carolina Community College System Conference “Building Success in College Transfer Success”
2018 Carol Jo Evans National Academy of Criminal Justice Science “Cyber Bullying of Public School Employees in North Carolina”
2018 Brian Edwards State North Carolina Literary Review “Transcendentalism in the Albemarle: The Case of W.O. Saunders”
2017 – 2019 Josh Howell Local Hope House Foundation Board Member
Year Employee Level Organization Recognition
2019 Sherri May State North Carolina Community College Adult Education Association Joy Callahan Lead the Way Grant
2019 Human Resources Staff State North Carolina Department of Labor Gold Safety Award
2019 Wanda Fletcher Local Northeastern Workforce Development Board Youth Committee NextGen Chair
2019 Wanda Fletcher State Northeastern Workforce Development Board Leadership Committee Board Member
2018 – 2019 Wanda Fletcher State North Carolina Community College System College and Career Readiness State Professional Development Committee/
Co-Chair 225 Funding
2018 Emma Boyce State North Carolina Community College System Financial Aid Leadership Academy
2018 Patrick Detwiler District National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, District 2 Medallion Award – Gold: Billboard
2018 Patrick Detwiler District National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, District 2 Medallion Award – Silver: Social Media Campaign
2018 Patrick Detwiler District National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, District 2 Medallion Award – Silver: Radio Advertisment
2018 Dr. Dean Roughton National U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Fulbright Scholarship

Year Employee Award
2019 Ekaterina Brooks Excellence in Innovation and Engagement Award
2019 Christina Weisner Excellence in Professional Development/Commitment Award
2019 Margaret Lindsey Institutional Staff Person of the Year
2019 Alicia Stokley Para-Professional Staff Person of the Year
2019 Katie Cross Professional Staff Person of the Year
2019 Leah Jones Teacher of the Year
2018 Rodger Rossman Excellence in Innovation and Engagement Award
2018 Rachel Crane Teacher of the Year
2018 Carol Jo Evans Excellence in Professional Development/Commitment Award
2018 Luke Whedbee Institutional Staff Person of the Year
2018 Sara Shepherd Para-Professional Staff Person of the Year

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