NISOD Excellence Award nominations being accepted

The college has begun the process of accepting nominations of faculty members for the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award.  This award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate excellence in teaching and leadership at Lincoln Land Community College.  The awards are presented at the NISOD International Conference on Teaching and Learning Excellence in Austin, Texas in May.  Past NISOD Excellence Award recipients from LLCC include:  Dave Cox, Jason Dockter, Marlene Emmons, Eve Fischberg, Peggy Goetsch, Angie Gum, Tim Humphrey, Jean Ladendorf, Dr. Christopher McDonald, Hugh McNiece, Dr. Richard Monke, Jennifer Ramm, Ryan Roberts, Tony Rothering, David Sack, Dr. Gerald Schaeffer, and David Sykes.

Students, staff and faculty may submit nominations, so please consider nominating a faculty member whom you feel exhibits excellence in teaching and leadership and any other qualities that set him or her apart.  The nomination does not have to be lengthy; however, it should contain an explanation of why you are nominating the faculty member, including examples of excellence in teaching and leadership.  Nominations should be sent to Leslie Rios, chair of the Faculty Development and Recognition Committee of the Faculty Senate, either via email ( or paper.  The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

For additional information about NISOD and the Excellence Award, go to: