Tande earns excellence in education honor
A trailblazer in providing students free, online textbooks; coordinator of study abroad adventures; and innovator in curriculum development has been recognized with Lake Region State College’s annual teaching excellence award. Teresa Tande, Lake Region State College Associate Professor of English, Communications, and Humanities, has been awarded the Excellence in Education honor at the college for 2017-2018. Tande also advises the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on campus and coordinates the annual study abroad trips for LRSC students and community members.
Eight days of hope
Volunteers from Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU), a Lake Region State College Club, traveled to southeast Houston over Spring Break for Eight Days of Hope XIV-XV. Club advisor Shaun Prince said it was an amazing fifteen days for the participants. A total of 4,692 volunteers from 48 states and seven countries served a total of 844 families.
Honorary honor society members recognized
The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at LRSC inducted two honorary members at its recognition ceremony. Dr. Randy Fixen and Dr. Doug Darling, both of whom had roles in the first ceremony in 2008 and leaders with the program received the honor. Dr. Fixen has been in charge of the scholarship program of PTK since the beginning, and even serving in a similar capacity before PTK came to campus. Dr. Darling has been an advocate of the advantages PTK provides and is certified in its elite leadership training. Dr. Darling also was chosen as one of PTK’s 20 outstanding presidents for 2016.