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Two Waubonsee Community College adjunct faculty members have been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members. Nancy Emanuel, an English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor, and Mike Riebe, an Instructor of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), were both selected for their teaching excellence.

Waubonsee Names Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members

Two Waubonsee Community College adjunct faculty members have been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Members. Nancy Emanuel, an English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor, and Mike Riebe, an Instructor of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), were both selected for their teaching excellence.

Emanuel is recognized for her work in teaching in the college’s noncredit programs. In more than 11 years at Waubonsee, she has helped hundreds of students complete the ESL program. She also helped develop the Introduction to ESL curriculum. She is a constant inspiration to students and faculty members, alike.

Riebe is recognized for his work in teaching in the college’s credit programs. He provides unmatched instruction in duct work, sheet metal fabrications and other sheet metal projects. As the owner of a local HVAC business, his students respect him for both his HVAC expertise and his business leadership. He has used his vast experience to revamp the college’s HVAC lab and program.

 2017 is the first year that Waubonsee has presented the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member Award. Adjunct faculty members are nominated for the award for their demonstration of quality instruction, commitment to student success, and their contributions to the college’s credit and noncredit divisions.