Five faculty and staff award winners for the 2017-18 academic year were announced on March 30, 2017.
Dr. Peters is coming from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), where he is a professor of English and American Indian studies. He has served as dean of the Esther G. Maynor Honors College and the director of the Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity Center.
Among Ramona’s many awards and recognitions is being named one of the “21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban” by Entrepreneur, making the “The Silicon Valley 100: The Coolest People In Tech Right Now” Business Insider list, and a 2014 recipient of the Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year.
The traditional track of teacher education puts student teachers into classrooms for their final year of college. But there’s little traditional about the way Jen Rider, Lecturer of Teacher Education at FLC, introduces her students to the foundations of education.