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June 3, 2014
Eight named NISOD award recipients at HCC
WELDON, N.C. – Eight Halifax Community College (HCC) faculty and staff were recently honored with National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. The honorees include:

  • Mathematics Instructor John Bennett
  • Former Purchasing Agent Tina Curry
  • Student Support Services Director Sherida Gholston
  • Associate Counselor Jennifer Jones
  • Systems Administrator Shawn Rudd
  • Small Business Center Director Mark Stewart
  • Public Relations & Marketing Director Melanie Temple
  • English Instructor Charles Wilkinson
According to its website, since its inception in 1978, NISOD has emphasized the importance of teaching and leadership excellence in institutions of higher education. NISOD has worked to serve, engage and inspire teachers and leaders through conferences, publications, web services, partnerships and programs.

In 1989, in connection with a University of Texas national study of teaching excellence, NISOD hosted its first ceremony, held in conjunction with the annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, honoring and naming the individuals featured in this study as recipients of the NISOD Excellence Award. The Excellence Awards tradition honors many of the world's best in higher education. Visit www.nisod.org for more details.
John Bennett Tina CurrySherida Gholston
John BennettTina CurrySherida Gholston

Jennifer Jones Shawn Rudd Mark Stewart
Jennifer JonesShawn RuddMark Stewart

Melanie Temple Charles Wilkinson
Melanie TempleCharles Wilkinson

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