Hillsborough Community College Inducts Inaugural Class of Emeritus Faculty

April 11, 2019

Dateline:

Tampa, FL

Hillsborough Community College (HCC) inducted the inaugural class of emeritus faculty on April 5 with 14 honorees.

The status and title of Emeritus are conferred by the HCC District Board of Trustees for the purpose of recognizing a faculty member after retirement for distinguished and long-term achievements and service. 

The selection criteria for this title are measured in terms of the individual’s total contribution to the College, based upon both achievement and service.  Any faculty member, with the rank of Professor, retiring after at least fifteen years of full-time service may be recommended to the College President for Emeritus status.

Candidates for the Emeritus status must meet these criteria: 

• Be held in high esteem by students and colleagues.

• Have received evaluations recognizing effectiveness throughout his/her tenure.

• Participated actively in departmental and institution wide committees over a substantial period of time.

• Judged to have contributed to the strengthening and/or advancement of the educational programs at Hillsborough Community College.

 

2019 Professors Emeriti:

John Bertalan

Political Science & Education

1975-2006

 

Norma Caltagirone

Psychology

1987-2015

 

William Corso

Health Sciences EMS

1994-2015

 

Suzanne Camp Crosby

Visual Arts

1994-2015

 

Leo Diaz

Counseling

1971-2006

 

Antoinette d'Oronzio

English

1990-2011

 

Liana Fernandez Fox

Mathematics

1980-2013    

 

Cynthia Hawkins

Sociology

1975-2014

 

Marvin Kirschman

Theatre

1969-2003

 

Richard Long

History, Political Science & Humanities

1971-2007

 

Luz Paredes Lono*

Foreign Languages

1988-2012

 

James Perry

Philosophy

1975-2011

           

Barry Silber

Psychology

1991-2015

           

Nancy Giunta White*

Journalism & Mass Communications

1969-2003

*Deceased

 

Hillsborough Community College serves over 45,000 students annually at its five campuses located throughout Tampa Bay. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, visit hccfl.edu.

 

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