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Chapter 4 Commission Exemplary Practices In the midst of busy schedules AFC Chapter members felt moved to share their knowledge, experience and expertise by taking active roles. With research and effective teaching in mind, presenters received recommendations and award opportunities at different AFC events. Please take a moment to enjoy the innovative topics presented by a diligent group of members of our chapter this year. The titles below are highlights of the detailed information provided inside this chapter of our Yearbook on exemplary work achieved. Best Photography in Published Piece, 2nd Place Rick Leffel Professor of the Year Nomination Angel Rodriguez Presentation Nomination for Competition: How to Energize Students Denise Brown and Lisa Bernstein


Broward College, North Campus 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33062 February 21, 2011 Heidi Marshall, PhD Faculty Commission Vice-Chair Florida State College at Jacksonville English Department 11901 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32246 Dear Doctor Marshall, The purpose of this letter is to support the nomination of Professor Angel Rodriquez for the FACC Faculty Commission Professor of the Year Award competition. Professor Rodriguez has attained the highest levels of recognition for his teaching abilities at Broward College. He has received The Broward College Professor of the Year Award twice, and has also received the Endowed Teaching Chair Award from the Broward College Foundation. While active with professional associations, and as a Senator in the Broward College Faculty Senate, he always has time to work with students. The documents in the nomination package attest to the high level of his teaching abilities. Sincerely,

James S. Lansing President, Broward College Faculty Senate


Angel Rodriguez, Professor of the Year


AFC – Communications & Marketing Commission Award of Excellence 2010 AFC - Best Photography in Published Piece

2nd Place Winner: Mr. Rick Leffel Broward College Telemedia Manager Mr. Leffel received the award at the Communications and Marketing Commission meeting during the State wide AFC convention in November, 2010. The commission was chaired by Dr. Joe Wallace and the award was presented by Liz Love, from Florida Keys Community College. Although Mr. Leffel was not present at the convention, his colleague, Daniela Circonciso was there to pick up the award for him. The two photos submitted were taken at the Broward College ‘Help Haiti Day’ event held at Central Campus on January 21, 2010: Photo 1: Students observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Photo 2: Student Mary Forsythe inscribes a personal note on the “memory wall” which will be sent to Haiti.


Students observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

Mary Forsythe inscribes a personal note on the “memory wall� which was sent to Haiti.



Student Development Commission Conference – Gainesville, Fl. May 19th, 2011 Hello Denise and Lisa, I look forward to receiving your proposal submission for the Exemplary Practice Award. As you look at the forms, please let me know if you have any questions. Please note that the completed forms are due by October 3, 2011.

Thank you, Deanne Abrams Student Development Coordinator Osceola Campus, Valencia College 407-582-4159 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------From: Von balson, Kathleen [] Sent: Sunday, May 22, 2011 5:22 PM To:; Cc: Deanne Abrams Subject: Exemplary Practice competition for 2012 Hello Denise and Lisa, As I mentioned Thursday, I enjoyed your presentation at the Student Development Spring Conference and I think you should consider submitting your idea to the Exemplary Practice Competition for this October 2011. I am attaching the pdf form that will explain all the details for you. I am also copying on this email our Exemplary Practice Chair, Deanne Abrams. She will be contacting you with more details later. Take care and have a great summer! Kathleen von Balson Counselor, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Kent Campus 3939 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205 904-381-3642


Lisa Bernstein and Denise Brown conducting a workshop entitled “How to Energize Your Students in Class.�







Yearbook 2010-11 Chapter 4  
Yearbook 2010-11 Chapter 4  

Yearbook 2010-11 Chapter 4