HCC recognizes outstanding adjunct faculty

(January 14, 2009) - Hagerstown Community College recognized four of its outstanding adjunct faculty members in early January 2009 for the Academic Excellence in Higher Education Awards.
Four academic divisions nominated one adjunct faculty member in each division to receive an award. Nominees included Audra Haddock Martenot, a digital photography instructor, nominated by Margaret Spivey, director, technology and computer studies; Richard C. Snyder, Jr., a sociology and human services instructor, nominated by Frances Cade, chair, behavioral and social sciences/business division; Annyce K. Stone, a developmental English and English composition instructor, nominated by Dawn Schoenenberger, director, developmental education and adult literacy services; and Janice M. Sturniolo, a developmental mathematics and college algebra instructor, nominated by Judith Peisen, chair, mathematics and science division.
In October 2008, HCC recognized adjunct faculty member Ed Gift as adjunct faculty of the year. Gift, a full-time teacher at Smithsburg High School, has been an adjunct faculty member at HCC for the last 36 years. He is currently the longest teaching adjunct faculty member in the history of the college.