Articles tagged with "Faculty"
COM professor nominated for Heroes of Military Medicine Award
Cheryl Bordwine, of League City, has been nominated for the prestigious Heroes of Military Medicine Award. Bordwine serves in the U.S. Army Reserves and is a division medical operations officer responsible for overseeing medical readiness before deployment for about 500 soldiers.
PTEC instructor teaches from 30 years' experience
After 30 years as a process operator and 19 as an instructor, Jonathan Leacroy is a wealth of experience and stories.
Student champion: Beth Hammett wins online teacher of the year
For her excellence and compassion, students voted professor Beth Hammett College of the Mainland online teacher of the year.
Instructor job fair May 7
Learn more about a rewarding job in education as a part-time College of the Mainland instructor at an adjunct faculty job fair May 7 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the COM Learning Center-North County, 200 Parker Ct. in League City.
COM professor’s screenplay premiering at Houston festival
A screenwriter for more than a decade, College of the Mainland professor Nathan Goldman will see his work on the big screen for the first time at the Houston International Film Festival Sunday, April 10.
Bordwine wins online faculty of the year
For many students juggling work, family life and education, online courses are a convenient, and sometimes only, option.
New Stephen King resource includes chapter by COM professor
Suspense building on each page, Stephen King’s works captivate readers, students and educators.
Last original COM faculty member retires after 47 years
Dr. Manuel Urbina, College of the Mainland’s last original faculty member hired when the college opened its doors in 1967, will retire this year from the institution he helped shape.
Allen, Bordwine named COM's Teachers of the Year
In background they are miles apart: He is a PhD experienced in cancer and gastrointestinal research, who felt a call to teach during his doctoral studies. She is an Army captain,and survivor of the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting.
Millsap named VP for instruction
The College of the Mainland board of trustees has approved Pam Millsap, COM dean of general education programs, as the new vice president for instruction.
COM professor accompanies Molly Ringwald performance
With signature flair, trumpeter and College of the Mainland Fine Arts Department chair Sparky Koerner, along with the Brazosport Jazz Orchestra, provided the back up for actress and jazz singer Molly Ringwald in her recent Lake Jackson performance.
COM professor named 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar
Encouraging students to excel is what Dr. Chris Allen does best. Recently the College of the Mainland biology professor received the international honor of being named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar for his demonstrated excellence in teaching and understanding of the 2014-2015 Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration.”
COM Art Gallery announces spring schedule
The College of the Mainland Art Gallery plans a semester of eye-catching exhibits featuring the work of artists from college faculty to children in the COM Child Development Lab School.
Finding history on a golf course: Professor traces World War II vet's story
Gary Wilson is not only a history professor – he is an investigator.
COM instructor receives Patriot Award
Carla Anderson, College of the Mainland department chair of public service careers and allied health, has received the Department of Defense’s Patriot Award for going above and beyond expectations to support her employee, Capt. Cheryl Bordwine, an Army Reserve member who was training at Ft. Hood at the time of the 2009 shooting.
Capping a lifetime of learning
After nearly 30 years of encouraging her students’ education, College of the Mainland professor Marilynn Kish-Molina has capped her own by earning a Ph.D. in public health specializing in epidemiology.
Sowing seeds for education
Two outstanding Dickinson High School graduates designated College of the Mainland professors Dr. Bernie Smiley and Dr. Tracy Orr as “Seed Sower” teachers, educators who had made the greatest impact on their lives.
COM professor inspires future doctors
Dr. Chris Allen, COM biology professor, has been voted “Most Outstanding and Inspirational Professor” by students in UTMB’s Medical Careers Diversity Program.
COM math professor wins second place in National SoftChalk Competition
Designated by SoftChalk software as a power user for uploading more lessons than any other user, Marilyn Larsen, associate professor of developmental math at College of the Mainland, won second place in the 2012 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.
Dr. Chris Allen wins Paragon Award
Student growth, service and academic success are goals that Dr. Chris Allen helps his Phi Theta Kappa students reach.