Lone Star College-North Harris recently recognized four outstanding leaders in the classroom as recipients of the 2013-2014 Faculty Excellence Award. The winners, selected from faculty, staff and student nominations are David Dahnke, professor of English for speakers of other languages; Norma Drepaul, reference librarian/professor; Dr. Robert Locander, professor of political science; and Michael McFarland, professor of English.
Prior to the selection, each candidate participated in a series of evaluations and reviews by the Faculty Excellence Awards Committee (FEAC). Recipients were chosen based on their proven ability to go above and beyond, and achieve professional excellence at LSC-North Harris.
The Lone Star College-North Harris Faculty Excellence Awards recognize and honor outstanding faculty members and their essential role in the college. Quality teaching and innovative learning are the hallmark of the college, and these professors demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning, said Dr. Steve Head, LSC-North Harris president.
The winners will be formally recognized at the Lone Star College System Employee Service Awards Ceremony in the spring. In addition, they will be honored by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD).
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.