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Five Instructors Win Camden County College's Adjunct Teaching Awards


A quintet of part-time instructors – one of whom is a former National Football League player and coach – received the 2013-14 Camden County College Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards. All five were recognized for their instructional expertise and their service to their students, their departments and the College.

Honored were:

● Randi Eisen, a mathematics instructor in the Division of Math and Science. Eisen supplements her classroom instruction with service as a tutor and academic advisor at CCC’s William G. Rohrer Center in Cherry Hill. As an advocate of ongoing professional development, she often uses personal time to learn from colleagues through observation and has been a leader in the College’s adjunct mentoring program.

● Karen Gladney, an addictions counseling instructor in the Division of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services. Gladney developed and taught CCC’s first online hybrid course in addictions counseling. Her students benefit from her decades of experience in the fields of addictions, mental health disorders and forensic rehabilitation.

● Robert Hammond, a business instructor in the Division of Business, Computer and Technical Studies. Hammond is a former NFL running back, for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins, and coach, for the New York Jets, Phoenix Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles. He is known for his passion and enthusiasm in the classroom and for instilling in his students the sense of teamwork necessary for success in the business world.

● Richard Mason, a criminal justice instructor in the Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Mason carries the instructional load for the Criminal Justice Department at the Camden City Campus. He established both CCC’s Criminal Justice Society and a moot court program in collaboration with Rutgers University–Camden.

● Margaret Sell, a basics skills mathematics instructor in the Division of Transitional Studies. Sell excels at engaging students who are underprepared to take college-level math, personalizing her approach to each student’s capabilities and weaknesses. She spends countless hours working with students outside the classroom at the Tutoring Center.

Published: January 20, 2014