2012 Champions of Change
Dean, Enrollment Management
Nominated by: Ellen Green
"John is always willing to 'look outside the box' to find new ways to provide student services to both students and TTC faculty and staff."
Assistant Vice-President for Student Services
Nominated by: Nancy Burke
"Lynne is able to adjust to make changes as necessary, with technology and other issues, always very aware of the big picture and what is best for TTC and our students."
Information Resources Consultant
Nominated by: Jane Claiborne
"Belinda assists the Student Support Services department with website changes, mid-term grades, on-line workshops and other areas of our program. We appreciate her efforts and suggestions in making valuable changes to the 'look' of our program. She has a caring, supportive attitude and we really want to thank her!"
Associate Dean, Academic Office, Palmer Campus
Nominated by: Ken Mihalik
"I voted for Kathy because of her significant contributions to Palmer Campus."
Student Mentor, Manager of Student competition Team
Nominated by: Ward Morgan
"He has spent many hours outside of his class or office hours, supporting student skills development, leadership understanding and professionalism."
Mary Ann Kohli
Instructor, Clemente Program Director
Nominated by: Randy Koonce
"This is easy, Mary Ann is changing the lives of many of the poor and neglected in the area."
Nominated by: Claudia Brown
"Mary Ann has gone beyond the call of duty to make sure others excel in life when others had written them off, she helps to give them a second chance and a 'hand-up', not a 'hand-out'."
Instructor and Faculty Editor of The Trident Times
Nominated by: Kerry Coffey
"She has led the effort to get the Trident Times up and running again. She also led the efforts to get it into blog format."
Director of Annual Campaign and Alumni Relations
Nominated by: Linda Bosley
"Dana has the ability to view roadblocks that prohibit easy access to information and processes (i.e. the scholarship application) and works tirelessly to remove and improve them; regardless of who it is for."
Dean, Berkeley Campus
Nominated by: Kim Sturgeon
"Karen is a true champion for students, faculty and staff at TTC. She is a thoughtful leader who sees the 'big picture,' makes meaningful connections and encourages the best in those around her. I'm thankful for her influence."
Instructor, Radio, Television & Film Production
Nominated by: Jim Haskell
"I've observed Randy for 15 years at the college and he has been tirelessly accommodating to faculty, staff and most importantly, students. The word 'respect comes to mind immediately and when I think of what Randy does best...'teach'."
Nominated by: Randy Grimes
"Jim has gone above and beyond the call of duty by providing technical support to faculty, staff and students at TTC. His attitude and willingness to help others distinguishes Jim as a 'Champion of Change'."
VP, Finance and Administration
Nominated by: Bill Landry
"Scott is a consummate 'servant leader'; his leadership in effective and progressive use of resources, along with his upbeat persona and deep caring for people, helps us all to better focus on our mission to help students achieve their goals and realize their dreams."
Retiree and Adjunct Faculty
Nominated by: Chris Solomon
"Joan Keller has been the change agent in hundreds of students lives through Phi Theta Kappa and TTC’s Accounting program."
Human Resources Specialist
Nominated by: Scott Poelker
"Carlie developed and implemented a new process for managing temporary employment contracts. The new process is streamlined, more efficient, legally compliant, and reduces the workload of a number of people outside of Human Resources."
Dean, Palmer Campus
Nominated by: Kathy Weatherford
"Lou's commitment to quality, her student-driven vision, and ability to think innovatively make her an outstanding Champion of Change. TTC and Palmer Campus are thankful for her leadership."