17 April Nineteen College Presidents Receive Shirley B. Gordon Awards Tweet April 17, 2017 Press Room Hallmark Awards, PTK Catalyst 2017 0 Nineteen college presidents/campus CEOs received 2017 Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at PTK Catalyst 2017, Phi Theta Kappa's annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee, April 6-8. College presidents and campus CEOs are selected for this award based on outstanding efforts given toward promoting the goals of Phi Theta Kappa. The award is named for the late Dr. Shirley B. Gordon, Phi Theta Kappa's longest-serving Board of Directors Chair and President Emeritus of Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington. Gordon was named Phi Theta Kappa's Most Distinguished College President in 1984. Nominees should have served as president at least five years at the current institution, demonstrated a strong level of support for Phi Theta Kappa during their tenure, and must attend the Phi Theta Kappa annual convention to receive the award. The recipients of the Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction for 2017 are: Dr. Steve Bishop Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit, Mississippi Jill Board Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, California Dr. Chris Bustamante Rio Salado College Tempe, Arizona Dr. Kay Eggleston Richland College Dallas, Texas Dr. Bert Glandon College of Western Idaho Nampa, Idaho Dr. Jeff Hale Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami, Oklahoma Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland Dr. Elva LeBlanc Tarrant County College Fort Worth, Texas Dr. Susan May Fox Valley Technical College Grand Chute, Wisconsin Dr. Johnette McKown McLennan Community College Waco, Texas Dr. Robin Myers Arkansas State University – Mountain Home Mountain Home, Arkansas Charlene Newkirk, JD Community College of Allegheny County West Mifflin, Pennsylvania David Reist Highland Community College Highland, Kansas Dr. Richard Rhodes Austin Community College Austin, Texas Dr. Joe Schaffer Laramie County Community College Cheyenne, Wyoming Dr. Michael Schoop Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, Ohio Dr. Kaye Walter Bergen Community College Paramus, New Jersey Dr. Charlotte Warren Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, Illinois Dr. Linda Young Wallace Community College Dothan, Alabama Comments are closed.