Faculty Accomplishments & Awards

Camden County College is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. One adjunct faculty member from each academic division will be chosen from the College’s many talented adjuncts in recognition of teaching excellence and service to the College.

Nomination Process

  1. Nominations will be accepted from students, faculty, administrators and staff.
  2. Nominations must be accompanied by a nomination form.
    Forms are also available in the adjunct newsletter and the student newspaper.
  3. You may also pick-up and/or return nomination forms to:
    • Academic Dean’s Office /  Halpern 106, Community Center 101 or CIM-301
    • Camden Campus / College Hall, 2nd floor Administrative Suite
    • William G. Rohrer Center / (front desk)
    • Blackwood Campus / Taft Hall (front desk)
  4. Adjunct faculty members who teach in multiple disciplines may be nominated in any area they teach.
  5. Closing date for applications: Friday, May 18, 2018

Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

  1. Nominees must have taught at the College a minimum of ten (10) semesters. (Semesters do not need to be consecutive.)
  2. Candidates who best exemplify teaching excellence and service to the College will be selected.
  3. Candidates will be chosen based on recommendations from students, faculty and staff.
  4. A selection committee will make the final selections based on demonstrated excellence in the following areas:
    • Nominee actively engages students in the learning process
    • Nominee demonstrates a mastery of the subject matter
    •  Nominee is responsive to students’ needs
    •  Nominee contributes toward advancing goals of the department and the mission of the College.

Awards will be presented at the Adjunct Faculty Welcome Back Ceremony in August.

Faculty Accomplishments

 

Elena Bogardus – Full-time Professor in Academic Skills Math

Quasi-Experimental Retrospective Study: Effects of Formal Math Study Skills Instruction on Remedial College Math Achievement
Doctoral Dissertation, University of Phoenix, 2007

The Effects of Intensive Block Scheduling on High School Mathematics
Master's Thesis, Rowan University, 1996

 

Lawrence J. Danks – Full-time Professor in Business Programs

Danks, Lawrence J. Your Unfinished Life…The Classic and Timeless Guide To Finding Happiness and Success Through Kindness , Helpful Media, November 2008

 

Matthew Flacche – Full-time Professor in Academic Skills Math

Drumkit of the Month
Modern Drummer, Photo Spread, January, 2009

Drumkit of the Month
Modern Drummer, Photo Spread, July, 2007

Drumkit of the Month
Modern Drummer, Photo Spread, September 2003

Pascal's Triangle and Sierpinki's Triangle: An Incredible Link
The AMATYC Review, Fall 2000

The "Grandmaster" Dilemma
The Black Book, Editorial, March/April 1999

 

Cover Designs for the AMATYC Review

 

Master's Thesis: The Effect of a Student Assessment Instrument in the Performance of Basic Skills Mathematic Students at the Community College Level
Rowan University, May 2000

 

Kathy P. Hairston – Adjunct Professor in Academic Reading & Writing Skills

Crafting Cultural Meanings: Artistic Creation and Meaning for African American Visual Artists.Academic paper presented at the Eighteenth National Conference for the National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS).
Baton Rouge, LA, February 2010

Doctoral Dissertation: Crafting Cultural Meanings: Artistic Creation and Meaning for African American Visual Artists, Fielding Graduate University, December 2008

 

Kay Klotzback – Full-time Professor in Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts

Mural Art
"The Catherdral Kitchen Installation
December 2008, Camden

Students that worked on the mosaic mural: Cathryn Coratolo, Eleanor Gribok, Christina Hopkins, Shelley Mandilian, Julianna Micha, Suzanne Morgan, Tina Panna, Michelle Wister, Joseph Remakis, and Tracy Steele.

Project contributers: Henry Cummings (volunteer), Phil Rychert (art technician), and Joe Brenman (mosaic technician-consultant).

The border tiles were created by the clients of Cathedral Kitchens in workshops we gave in the summer.

Pet Illustrations
Pet Art, The Urban Animal
November 15, 2008

Book Cover and Illustrations
Everybody Loves Elwood
December 2007

The State of Visual Arts at Two-Year Colleges
Academic Paper, 2008

 

Michele Mitchell – Adjunct Professor in English

Poem:"cant candy coat it"

Poem published in National University's Literary Journal The Gnu Winter 2008 unmuted, Masters of Fine Arts-Creative Writing/Poetry Thesis, National University,
San Diego, 2008

Poem:"now they are alleys"
poetsonline.org, January 2009

 

Irene Pace– Adjunct Professor in the Reading and Writing Department

Book: “The Why Me Antidote: A Woman’s Guide to Discovering God’s Purpose, Privilege, and Potential in Adversity"

 

Louis Pinkett – Adjunct Professor in English

Accepted a Fulbright lecture grant in Russia beginning September 2009 for one semester. The assignment is at Pyatigorsk State Linguistics University, a well thought of institution in the southwestern part of the country about a day's drive from Sochi and the Black Sea.

Film as a Teaching Tool, Louis Pinkett: Instructor, English Dept. Funding made possible through a Camden County College faculty fellowship, June 2008.

Some Cultural Considerations in Second Language Education, Academic Paper, Louis Pinkett, paper delivered at the •Minsk State Linguistic University, 16th International Conference, "Transatlantic Experience: Experimentation, Appropriation, Disruptions."

Introductory Remarks - Annie Hall, address given (simultaneously with Russian translation) at the Annie Hall lecture at the •Minsk State Linguistic University, 16th International Conference, "Transatlantic Experience: Experimentation, Appropriation, Disruptions."

 

 

Nancy Raftery – Full-time Professor in English

Measurement of Plasma-Derived Substance P: Biological, Methodological, and Statistical Considerations
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, November 2006

Gennaro S, Raftery N, Campbell D, Shults J. Cervical and Vaginal Cytokine Determinations in Pregnant Women: Methodologic Issues.
Biological Research for Nursing [serial online]. Jan 2008;9(3):215-222.

 

 

Sandy Tannen – Full-time Professor in Academic Skills Math

Using Student Engagement and Goal Setting To Achieve a Winning Classroom
NADE Digest, Spring 2007

Students Learn by Teaching
American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, October 2004

Keep Them Coming Back! Strategies to Improve Student Retention Viewpoints
January 2006

 

 

John-Paul Vermitsky – Adjunct Professor member in Biology

Antifungal Resistance of Candida glabrata Vaginal Isolates and Development of a Quantitative Reverse Transcription-PCR-Based Azole Susceptibility Assay,
Antimicrobal Agents and Chemotherapy, Sept. 2008, p. 3424–3426, Vol. 52, No. 9

Survey of Vaginal-Flora Candida Species Isolates from Women of Different Age Groups by Use of Species-Specific PCR Detection,
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Apr. 2008, p. 1501–1503, Vol. 46, No. 4

Pdr1 regulates multidrug resistance in Candida glabrata: gene disruption and genome-wide expression studies
Molecular Microbiology, June 2006

Promoter-dependent disruption of genes: simple, rapid, and specific PCR-based method with application to three different yeast
Current Genetics, 2005, p 117-125, Vol. 48

Azole Resistance in Candida glabrata: Coordinate Upregulation of Multidrug Transporters and Evidence for a Pdr1-Like Transcription Factor,
Antimicrobal Agents and Chemotherapy, Oct. 2004, p. 3773–378i, Vol. 48, No. 10

Faculty Awards

Each year the College honors our adjunct faculty members by awarding an Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award to a deserving adjunct faculty member from each Academic Division.

Adjunct faculty may be nominated by students, faculty or administrators.
The deadline to submit your nominations is Friday, May 19.

Nomination Form & Criteria

 

Congratulations to out 2016-17 Award Recipient

2017 Full-Time Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
Allison Green

2017 Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards
Fred Alward (Business, Computer & Technical Studies)
Linda Lyman (Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences)
Gretchen Wilhelm (Math, Science & Health Careers)

2017 Outstanding Alumnus
Patricia E. Fitzgerald

 

 

Past Years' Award Recipients

 

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

(Established in 1998)

2016
Michael Billingsley

2015
Lesley Fredericks

2014
Eileen Radetich

2013
Martine Howard
William Lavell

2012
Pablo Echeverri

2011
Lawrence M. Chatman Jr.
William J. Taylor

2010
Jennifer Hoheisel

2009
Elisabeth Bass

2008
Dianne Falvo
Carla Monticelli

2007
Faustino Gonzalez

2006
William Wilhelm

2005
Robert Lorenzi

2004
Dorothy Brown
Hoda Zaki

2003
Catherine Boos

2002
Kelly Jackson

2001
Claire Berger

2000
Adrienne Coons

1998
Ellen Freedman

 

Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

2016
Kimberly Berni
Robert DelSordo
Michael Willman

2015
Dennis Hurley
Louise McCarthy
Anne Marie Murphy
Kevin Pelton

2014
Michael Allen
Olga Berry
Russell Vitale
Curtis Whipple

2013
Randi Eisen
Karen Gladney
Robert Hammond
Richard Mason
Margaret Sell

2012
Linda Berger
Kristen Cristinziani
Sheila Griffith
Fred Steinke

2011
Teresa Haney
Jaime Vona
Ryan Morrison

2010
Suzanne McKenna
James DeShields
Irving Horowitz

2009
Guy Jones
Robert Porreca
Jennifer Esworthy

2008
Michael Colbert
Augusta Hughes
Francine Mallon

2007
Michael McNasby
Sondi Lee
Teresa Norman

2005
Mary Torri
Ernest Kiesel
Maura Klepp

2004
Gail Shane
Harry Rheam
Gene Alessandrini

2003
Rupina Prabhakar
Linda Pinto
Joseph Lee

2002
Elaine Bobrove
Katherine Perloff
William Scheufele

2001
Virginia Bittner
Carl Durkow
John Gordon

 

Outstanding Alumni Award

(Established 2008)

2016
Tim Lenahan

2015
Donald Norcross

2014
Walt McDonald

2013
F. Mitchell Newcomer

2012
Julie Feinstein

2011
Robert A. Emmons Jr.

2010
Trymaine Lee

2009
J. Mark Powell

2008
Eugene Toni

 

Teaching Excellence Award (Pre-Lindback)

1997
Barbara Jane Sparks

1996
Barbara J. Daniels

1995
Cheryl Copeland
Sebastian J. Vasta

1994
Odum Burney
Charles J. Miller

1993
Bonita E. Primas

1992
Raman Kolluri

1991
John Pesda

1990
Richard W. Carney

1989
Barbara Brooks

1988
Betty B. Joynes
Gwendolyn Weiant

1987
John K. deFrancesco

1986
Joseph F. Haro

1985
Edith Goodman

1984
Kathryn Zimmerman

1983
Anthony L. Spatola

1982
Philip A. Winkie