Faculty Members Promoted
Friday, October 11, 2013
Five faculty members from Texas State Technical College were recently promoted in a ceremony held at the Irma Rangel Science and Technology Building. Three faculty members went from being instructors to senior instructors and two went from being master instructors to associate professors.
TSTC Provost Adam Hutchison said the faculty members apply to a committee formed by their peers and are promoted after that committee reviews their application and deems them qualified to move up.
"This group demonstrates their commitment to the students here and to student learning," Hutchison said. "It's nice to recognize and celebrate their achievement."
Beverly Bendiks and Marilupe "Angie" Delgado both earned the title of associate professor.
Bendiks is a faculty member in the Speech Department and began working at TSTC in Augsut 2003. Bendiks left TSTC but returned in 2010. Since her return, Bendiks has served on several committees including the Strategic Planning and Customer Service Committees and Faculty Senate. In 2007, Bendiks was awarded the Chancellor's Excellence Award.
Delgado is a faculty member in the Developmental English Department and began working at TSTC in 2006. Delgado has contributed to various projects from creating learning communities to integrating new reading and writing courses that improved student retention rates. Delgado has participated in the CORE Advisement Committee and continues to seek ways to implement innovative teaching methods with research out of class.
Randy Davisdson, Ruby Campuzano and Nancy Gonzalez were promoted to senior instructor.
Davidson, a faculty member of the Business/Social Behavioral Department, began working at TSTC as an adjunct History instructor in Sept. 2008 and was hired full-time in August 2010. Since then, Davidson has developed online courses and has been promoting student success with active involvement in the tutoring committee.
Campuzano is a faculty member in Business/Social Behavioral Department and began working at TSTC in 2010. She's been actively involved in the General Education Assessment Committee, TSTC Leadership Institute Advisory Committee and Default Management Task Force Committee.
Gonzalez is a faculty member in the High School Equivalency Department and joined TSTC in November 2008. Gonzalez has actively assisted students with acquiring their GED studies, incorporated project-based learning activities and developed hands-on curriculum to promote student success and receptive learning. She has served as a mentor in various programs and volunteered in several student-related activities such as SkillsUSA and BEST Robotics.