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HCC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2014
 
Honorees recognized at HCC trustee meeting
 
WELDON, N.C. – Several recognitions were made at the April 29 Halifax Community College (HCC) Board of Trustees meeting.

HCC Information Systems Manager Jerry Thompson was on hand to receive the Digital Community Colleges Survey award from e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education. HCC was ranked in the top 10 community colleges in the nation in the Small Colleges Category—5,000 Students or Less, earning a sixth place finish. This was the fourth year that the College placed in the top 10 in the small college category. To view the full CDE release or for more details, click http://www.centerdigitaled.com/awards/digital-community-colleges/Top-10-Digital-Community-Colleges-Survey-Winners-Honored-for-Technology-Innovations.html

Special awards were also presented to HCC President/CEO Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr. and HCC Mathematics Instructor John Bennett for recent American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) honors. Griffin was a finalist in the category of exemplary CEO/board and Bennett was a finalist in the faculty innovation category. The AACC held its second annual Awards of Excellence Gala at the AACC Convention in Washington, D.C. on April 7 where honorees were recognized. Twenty-four community colleges were named finalists in the program designed to recognize innovation and promising practices among two-year colleges. Visit http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Pages/default.aspx for more details on the AACC.

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HCC President Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr., standing left, presented the Digital Community Colleges Survey award from e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education to HCC Information Systems Manager Jerry Thompson.

Award
HCC Board Chair Bernella W. DeLaMora, right, presented HCC President/CEO Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr. with the AACC Finalist Award—Exemplary CEO/Board.

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HCC Board Chair Bernella W. DeLaMora, right, presented HCC Mathematics Instructor John Bennett with the AACC Finalist Award—Faculty Innovation.
 
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239