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Waubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Earth Science/Geology David Voorhees recently participated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) review of programs.

Waubonsee’s Voorhees Invited to Assist National Science Foundation

David Voorhees teaching his students
David Voorhees, Associate Professor - Earth Science, Geology

Waubonsee Community College Associate Professor of Earth Science/Geology David Voorhees recently participated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) review of programs.

The NSF Geosciences Directorate Committee of Visitors on Education and Diversity and Polar Special Initiatives took place at the NSF headquarters in Arlington, VA. Voorhees was part of a team selected to review the management of certain NSF programs and make recommendations to ensure continued high standards.

Voorhees was one of eight invited participants, and was the only participant from a two-year college.

An award winning professor, Voorhees holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Illinois, a master’s degree in geology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Rochester. He was recognized as the Illinois Community College Trustees Association Faculty of the Year in 2015.