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Applause for Excellence Award Recipients
A tribute to outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff
January 07, 2015
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Citing the exceptional contributions they make to Foothill College students’ lives, we congratulate Foothill’s 2014 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award recipients, including:

  • Honors Institute Counselor and Articulation Officer Bernie Day,
  • Dean of Enrollment Services Nazy Galoyan,
  • Interim Office Services Supervisor Asha Harris and
  • Dental Hygiene Instructor Cara Miyasaki.

In 2013, the League for Innovation in the Community College established the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards as a tribute to outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. Foothill's recipients will receive commemorative medallions and certificates at a special reception at the league's Innovations conference in March. In addition, during the conference’s keynote address by John and Suanne Roueche, the recipients will stand to have their specially cast medallions donned as part of the closing session.

John Roueche, president of the Roueche Graduate Center, National American University, and co-founder of the Roueche Excellence Awards, said, “It’s a terrific recognition of the quality of work that community colleges do across the country.” According to Dr. Roueche, receiving Excellence Awards is “the very first time for most of these faculty and staff that anyone officially recognized them, thanked them for the tremendous contribution they make to our colleges, to our students, and to our communities.”

Foothill College is a longtime member of The League for Innovation in the Community College. An international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement, the league hosts conferences and institutes, develops Web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives with more than 800 member colleges, 160 corporate partners, and a host of other government and nonprofit agencies in a continuing effort to make a positive difference for students and communities.

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