Members of Paul D. Camp Community College faculty and staff were honored during the 31st Annual Virginia Community Colleges Association conference and awards showcase, held October 3 through 5, 2013 in Virginia Beach, Va.
The VCCA Showcase Awards program recognizes outstanding faculty and staff from the 40 campuses of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. Recipients were chosen by peers at their home campuses.
PDCCC faculty and staff receiving the 2013 VCCA Showcase awards are as follows:
Madeline Marks, tutor coordinator for student support services on the Franklin and Hobbs Suffolk campuses
Marks has worked for Paul D. Camp Community College since 1995. An advocate for all students and supporter of the college, she has served on numerous faculty and search committees and is an active participant in student activities. In addition, she serves on the Movie Night Committee. Marks was responsible for the placement of an embedded tutor in one of the English classes that has enabled many students to get tutoring that they otherwise would not receive.
Troy Hand, librarian on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus
Hand has served on numerous committees at the College, including the Enrollment Management/Achieve the Dream and Website Redesign committees. Also, he currently serves on the Movie Night Committee and the Virginia Tidewater Consortium Circulation Subcommittee. He is a co-advisor of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and was selected to receive its Horizons Award. Hand has created and maintains a library FAQ page on the Website; established a library help link for students on Blackboard; and established a reference library for textbooks that are used in credit courses.
LaQuisa McGlone, admissions support assistant on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus
McGlone worked at the College as a work study student in the admissions office on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus before being hired as admissions support. She earned her Associate’s degree in general studies in May 2013. She held offices in organizations at the College, including president of the Student Government Association and vice president of the Science Club. She was selected to represent the College at the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond and served on the President’s Advisory Council. She was also student speaker at graduation in May. She is a Sunday School Youth Leader at New Life Suffolk Non-Denominational Church.
Angela Lawhorne, career development center and job placement coordinator on the Franklin Campus
An Air Force Veteran, Lawhorne has served on many committees, including the Educational Support and Scholarship Review Committees. She is a member of the Southeast Virginia Rapid Response Team, Enrollment & Marketing Advisory Task Force, the Southeast Logging Task Force, Southampton County Public Schools Career & Technical Education Advisory Committee, the Adult Education Advisory Board for the City of Franklin, and is Co-Chair of the Virginia Community College Association Student Services Commission. Under her leadership, the Career Development Center has served more than 600 clients since its opening in October 2012. She is scheduled to complete her Executive MBA from Texas A&M in June of 2014.