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Penn College presents Excellence in Teaching Award


An Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to a nursing faculty member during Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2019 Commencement ceremony.

Terri A. Stone, assistant professor of nursing programs in the college’s School of Nursing & Health Sciences, received the honor at the Community Arts Center on Aug. 10.

Terri A. Stone (left), assistant professor of nursing programs, was presented with an Excellence in Teaching Award by President Davie Jane Gilmour during Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2019 Commencement ceremony Aug. 10 at the Community Arts Center.
Terri A. Stone (left), assistant professor of nursing programs, was presented with an Excellence in Teaching Award by President Davie Jane Gilmour during Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2019 Commencement ceremony Aug. 10 at the Community Arts Center.

Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented to full-time faculty members who are nominated by students and colleagues for excellence in instructional performance. Since 1982, 111 Distinguished Teaching Awards have been bestowed upon Penn College faculty – 33 Master Teacher Awards and 78 Excellence in Teaching Awards.

In presenting the award to Stone, President Davie Jane Gilmour provided some edited comments from the nominating documentation:

  • “Is extremely knowledgeable in the field … classes are nontraditional, utilizing the latest research and integrating team and partner work to relate the text to real-world events.”
  • “Has good rapport with students … is extremely friendly, yet professional.”
  • “Great at answering questions and guiding us in the right direction.”
  • “Is an engaged faculty member, who is passionate about her work with students.”

Stone began her employment at Penn College in 2010 and has been a full-time faculty member since 2012. Previously, she worked in medical-surgical nursing, long-term care licensure and certification, and public health nursing-cardiovascular health.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from Bloomsburg University, a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Mansfield University, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Bloomsburg University.

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