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Colorado Community College System President Named Distinguished State Community College Director

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Jackson, MS – Dr. Nancy McCallin, President of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), was presented with the Distinguished State Community College Director Award  during Phi Theta Kappa's 2012 Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.

Dr. Nancy McCallin

Dr. Nancy McCallin

The Distinguished State Community College Director Award recognizes the contributions of heads of state community college systems. Recipients demonstrate the state community college director's support of Phi Theta Kappa throughout his or her state. A list of all 2012 award-winners is available online.

Dr. McCallin leads Colorado’s 13 state community colleges, which serve more than 162,000 students annually. In addition, CCCS oversees 1,200 secondary and 800 postsecondary career and technical programs in more than 150 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions across the state.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,280 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States, plus Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 135,000 students inducted annually.