GREAT FALLS COLLEGE MSU CEO/DEAN'S AWARDS

Nominations for the 2017 CEO/Dean's Awards are now being accepted. The process and the awards have been modified this year. Please see below for a brief description of each award. Nominations will be accepted online only. Links to each may be found in the navigation links to your left or by clicking on each award below. If you have any questions, please email the CEO/Dean

Thank you for taking the time to recognize and celebrate your colleagues. All winners will be recognized at the April 13 Employee Recognition Reception. 

 

CEO/Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

The CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes outstanding full-time faculty at Great Falls College Montana State University. It is awarded annually to one full-time faculty member at the College who distinctly represents teaching excellence epitomized by Great Falls College MSU. The recipient receives $1,000 and the honor of joining the platform party during commencement exercises and addressing the graduating class. 

 

CEO/Dean's Award for Staff Excellence

The CEO/Dean’s Staff Recognition Award recognizes outstanding support staff at Great Falls College Montana State University. It is awarded annually to one full-time staff member at the College who distinctly represents excellence epitomized by Great Falls College MSU. The recipient receives $1,000 and will be recognized at the annual Employee Recognition Reception. 

 

CEO/Dean's Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty

The CEO/Dean’s Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty recognizes outstanding adjunct faculty at Great Falls College Montana State University. It is awarded annually to one adjunct faculty member at the College who distinctly displays efforts to improve the quality of instruction epitomized by Great Falls College MSU. The recipient receives $500 and will be recognized at the annual Employee Recognition Reception. 

 

2017 WINNERS

2017 CEO/Dean's Award Winners
Doug Zander, Julie Freshly, and Michelle Brown


CEO/Dean’s Award for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty
Ms. Michelle Brown, Math Adjunct Faculty

CEO/Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence
Ms. Julie Freshly, Assistant to the Chief Student Affairs Officer

CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence
Mr. Doug Zander, Welding Faculty

Past CEO/Dean's Award Winners 

2016 WINNERS

CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2016

Mr. Joel Henderson, Emergency Medical Services Program Director/Faculty

CEO/Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2016
Dr. Daniel Casmier for his efforts in implementing innovative teaching strategies.

 

2015 WINNERS

CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2015

Mr. Thomas Oakberg, Math Faculty

CEO/Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2015
Dr. Brenda Canine for her efforts in designing and building the NANSLO lab.

 

2014 WINNERS

CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2014

Dr. Deborah Newton, Medical Billing and Coding Program Director/Faculty

CEO/Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2014
Math Department Faculty: Claire Flood, Jill Keil, Thomas Oakberg, Christopher Peck, Mark Plante, Valerie Smith - for their efforts to improve, to find solutions, and to try new ideas leading to increased student success, reduced costs, and better teaching and learning.

 

2013 WINNERS

CEO/Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2013

Larry Vaccaro, Communication Faculty

CEO/Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2013
Dental Hygiene Program Faculty, Staff & Students: Project Homeless Connect 
Kim Woloszyn, Gail Staples, Donald Blevins, Jocelyn Juelfs, Holly Schott, Katie Zignego, and Kelli McDonald

 

2012 WINNERS

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2012

Dr. Cherie McKeever, Science Faculty

Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2012
Advising and Career Center: Courtney Johnsrud, Eleazar Ortega, Greg Stivers, Jamie Hauer, and Sandy Bauman

 

2011 WINNERS

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence – 2011

Jason Harding, Sustainable Energy Technician Program Director

Dean’s Award for Innovation – 2011
Health care career fair and parent night working group: Charlene Marshall, Susan Cooper, Brad Bechard, Linda Wing, Lanni Klasner, Natalie Nefzger, Megann McDonald, and Greg Paulauskis.

 

2010 WINNERS 

Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence - 2010

Sandra Allen, Surgical Technology Program Director

Dean's Award for Innovation - 2010
Science Faculty – Dr. Cherie McKeever, Roger Peffer, Tammy Filliater, Quince Lords, Chad Rebo, and Adam Wenz - for their efforts to boost retention in science courses and health science programs.

 


Contact Information

Dr. Susan Wolff

Dr. Susan Wolff
CEO/Dean

Phone: 406.771.4305 
Email: officeoftheceo.dean@gfcmsu.edu


 

Lorene Jaynes

Lorene Jaynes
Executive Assistant to the CEO/Dean

Phone: 406.771.4305
email: ljaynes@gfcmsu.edu

 

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