Immediate May 4, 2010
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Prof. JoAnn Thissen Receives State University Of New York Chancellor’s Award For Excellence
Garden City, NY - Prof. JoAnn Thissen, a professor in the Physical Sciences Department at Nassau Community College, was the recipient of a Chancellor's Award for Excellence in a ceremony held at Nassau Community College this spring.
The Chancellor's Award programs were created 37 years ago to honor the distinguished performance of SUNY's teaching faculty, librarians, and members of the professional service. Prof. Thissen was given the award for excellence in Teaching. This award is given for superb teaching at the undergraduate level, mastery of teaching, dedication to the students, adherence to the highest academic standards, and continued professional growth and scholarship.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 22,000 full- and part-time students and nearly 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.