This award from faculty to faculty recognizes those who have consistently demonstrated excellence in and outstanding dedication to teaching and/or counseling, their discipline, and service to the college and the larger community.
All current and retired Rio Hondo College faculty are eligible with the exception of current members of the Senate Executive Committee. In addition, former faculty colleagues who are serving as administrators are also eligible. The Academic Senate will establish the nominating procedure.
A subcommittee named by the Academic Senate Executive Committee will review all nominations and select the honoree. An appropriate plaque containing the Rio Hondo College seal will be presented to the recipient and a permanent plaque honoring the Distinguished Faculty will be prominently displayed at the college.
For information on the award and to submit a nomination, download the Distinguished Faculty Award Nomination Form.
|2019||John Frala, Automotive Technology|
|2018||Katie O'Brien, Counseling|
|2017||Belen Torres-Gil, Counseling|
|2016||Marie Eckstrom, English|
|2015||Beverly Reilly, English|
|2014||Fran Cummings, Biology|