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Faculty Member Named #1 in Nation

Faculty Member Named #1 in Nation

Dr. Elaine Padilla

DATE: October 10, 2013

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244

mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

 

Faculty Member Named #1 in Nation


Ramapo- For the last three decades, Elaine Padilla, PhD, Professor of Social Sciences, has entered classrooms at Rockland Community College bringing an energy and excitement that ignites students with enthusiasm for learning and the confidence to succeed. Dr. Padilla was recently recognized with the top award given by the Association of Community College Trustees, the organization of Board of Trustees members from community colleges throughout the nation. As this year’s recipient of ACCT’s (Northeast) Regional Award for Excellence in Faculty, Dr. Padilla was selected from the nation’s five regional winners for this highest honor, the William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award. The award is named for ACCT’s founding executive director, who championed faculty excellence as the foundation of success for the community college movement.

 

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