Excellence in Teaching Award

Each year, Western Piedmont Foundation honors a member of Western Piedmont Community College’s (WPCC) full-time curriculum faculty, nominated by his or her own peers and students, for dedication to the teaching profession. Selection criteria recognize extraordinary efforts as a teacher; service to the profession, the College and the community; involvement with present and former students, and evidence of innovative or special efforts in teaching. The Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is recognized at Western Piedmont Community College’s Spring Graduation.

Joel Welch and Robert Vasile in masks holding the award between them.

WPCC President Joel Welch presents Information Technology Coordinator Robert Vasile with the 2020 Excellence in Teaching award.

The 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is Robert Vasile. Check out the listing of all of our Excellence in Teaching Award Past Recipients.

The 2022 Excellence in Teaching Award

The Western Piedmont Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Excellence in Teaching award through March 31. Here are the award criteria used in determining the recipient. To submit a nomination, please click or tap the button below.


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