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Teaching Excellence Award winners to be honored at system banquet Feb. 15

Photo caption: Lone Star College-North Harris announces 2008 Teaching Excellence Award winners. Shown left to right:  Bertha Ibarra-Parle, foreign languages professor; Janet Muzal, English as a Second Language professor; Hope Beggan, reference librarian and associate professor; Madeline Brogan, accounting professor; and Kelly Weller, emergency medical services professor.

HOUSTON (Feb. 1, 2008) - Lone Star College-North Harris recently named five faculty members as recipients of the 2008 Teaching Excellence Award. In a process that involves faculty,staff, and student recommendations, five instructors are selected each year from among all full-time faculty. 

"The Lone Star College-North Harris Teaching 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," says Dr. Steve Head, LSC-North Harris president.

The five outstanding faculty members will also be honored at the upcoming Lone Star College System employee awards banquet on Friday, Feb. 15. Award winners will also be individually recognized at the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) international conference in Austin this May.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Blvd., one-half mile south of FM 1960 E, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit: northharris.lonestar.edu.

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, including CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball, six centers and Lone Star College-University Center. It is the largest college system in the Houston area, and third largest community college district in Texas. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.


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