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Bunker Hill Community College Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Bunker Hill Community College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. The awards recognize men and women each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues.

NISOD Staff Members BHCC’s 2014 honorees include Kiruba Murugaiah, Assistant Professor, Mathematics;  Wissal Nouchrif, Assistant Professor, Business Administration; Liya N. Escalera, Director, Learning Communities; Arlene Vallie, Early Advantage Coordinator and Success Coach; and Anne K. Brown, Executive Director, Advising/Counseling and Assessment Center.

Excellence Award recipients will be celebrated during NISOD’s annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 25-28, in Austin, Texas. The event, launched in 1989, has become the nation’s largest annual gathering to honor the contributions and achievements of community and technical college faculty, administrators and staff. 

“Recognizing those individuals who have contributed to student success and their college’s mission is something we look forward to doing each year,” said Dr. Edward J. Leach, NISOD’s director. “The extraordinary work of these men and women includes not only what they do for their students and colleagues, but what they do for the communities in which they live and work. We’re honored to be able to play a part in celebrating their achievements.”

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About Bunker Hill Community College
Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, enrolling approximately 18,000 students annually. BHCC has two campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, and a number of other locations throughout the Greater Boston area. BHCC is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. Sixty-five percent of the students are people of color and more than half of BHCC's students are women. The College also enrolls nearly 600 international students who come from 94 countries and speak more than 75 languages.