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Barbara R. Walters Community College Faculty Award

The Barbara R. Walters Community College Faculty Award recognizes community college faculty who are actively engaged in scholarly work.

Inspired by a gift from Barbara R. Walters (Kingsborough Community College) to the Committee on Community Colleges, the goal of this award is to honor and support faculty in their academic endeavors, as well as to raise the visibility of community college faculty in the ESS.

Paper submissions for the award are encouraged that meet the following criteria:

Author is a community college faculty member, either full-time or part-time.

  1. Abstract has been accepted for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the ESS.
  2. The full paper does not exceed 35 double-spaced pages, including tables and references.
  3. Submission includes a cover page with name, institutional affiliation and email address.

The award will be announced and presented during a special session at the annual meetings.  The recipient is expected to be present to receive the award.

Eligible authors should submit an electronic version of their paper (.doc, .docx, or .pdf file) by January 16th, 2017 to the committee chair, Dr. Glenda Gross (  No late submissions will be accepted.

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