Awards, Recognition and Internal Grants


The Center prides itself in promoting the achievements of Delaware County Community College faculty and is pleased so support the following programs to achieve that aim.

The Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

The Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching was established by the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation. Mr. Lindback was the president and principal owner of Abbotts Dairies Inc. and a trustee of Bucknell University. The Foundation created the award to honor excellence in training activities and superior teaching skills of a full-time tenured faculty member from colleges or universities within the dairy's service area of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.
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The Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation Part-time Faculty Award

The Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation supports three monetary awards for adjunct faculty each year. The awards are to recognize distinguished contributions and are awarded to faculty who demonstrate superior teaching skills and make other exceptional contributions to the College.
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The Educational Foundation Mini-Grant Program

The Excellence in Teaching mini-grant program promotes and supports excellence in teaching by improving instruction and supporting faculty members’ professional development as it relates to the mission and goals of The Center. Faculty are invited to compete for available grants each fiscal year with awards ranging from $500 to $2000 (approximately).
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The Gould Award

Students, parents, and peers are all encouraged to nominate full- or part-time faculty members that are known for their outstanding performance in the classroom. This coveted award is announced annually with nominations solicited usually in the month of April, and a winner announced in May.
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