Professor JoAnne Sundell received the 2015-2016 SUNY Chancellor Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. On March 1st, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher announced the 46 system-wide recipients of the 2015-16 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching, which recognizes consistently superior teaching at the graduate, undergraduate, or professional level.
Professor JoAnne Sundell, who has been an adjunct faculty member in the Social Science Department at Erie Community College since 2003, teaches history and political science courses. She was recognized by President Jack Quinn before faculty and staff at the College Day event held at South Campus in Orchard Park, and was presented with the Chancellor's Award for Excellence Medallion and certificate.
Ms. Sundell, who also is the co-owner of Dark Forest Chocolate Makers, Inc. in Lancaster, stated that teaching continues to be a deeply rewarding experience and that she is honored to be recognized by SUNY and her peers. According to Chancellor Zimpher, "Adjunct faculty are a critical component as SUNY seeks to ensure access, completion, and success for all students, and those honored with this year’s award are the best of the best.”
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