HCC names outstanding faculty recipients

 

(Release: April 2, 2012) - Hagerstown Community College recently recognized seven of its outstanding faculty members for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Each academic division nominated one adjunct faculty member to receive an award. Recipients included Donald Bales, an administration of justice/corrections instructor who has taught in the Behavioral and Social Sciences/Business Division for more than 25 years; Nancy Bushey, an English composition and public speaking instructor who has taught in the English and Humanities Division for more than 15 years; Linda Walla, a mammography instructor who has taught in the Health Sciences Division for more than 10 years; Larry Wadel, a mathematics instructor who has taught in the Mathematics and Science Division and the Developmental Education and Adult Literacy Services Division for more than seven years; Mary Beth Pfeifer, a nursing instructor who has taught in the Nursing Division for more than five years; and Doug Leisher, an information systems technology instructor who has taught in the Technology and Computer Studies Division for more than 15 years.

In addition, full-time English, speech, and drama professor Michael Harsh was named outstanding faculty member of the year. Harsh has taught at HCC since 1983.

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  • Back row, from left: Adjunct faculty member Larry Wadel; English, speech, and drama professor Michael Harsh; and adjunct faculty member Donald Bales.
     
  • Front row, from left: Adjunct faculty Linda Walla; Mary Beth Pfeifer; and Nancy Bushey.
     
  • Not pictured: Adjunct faculty member Doug Leisher.

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