LITTLETON, Colo. (Apr. 30, 2012) – Arapahoe Community College Vice President for Instruction Dr. Diane Hegeman has been selected as one of 25 nationwide recipients for Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 Distinguished College Administrator Awards, as announced earlier this month at Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention in Nashville.
The Distinguished College Administrator Awards are presented to college vice presidents, deans or leaders other than college presidents/CEOs serving in an administrative capacity who have demonstrated a strong level of support for Phi Theta Kappa.
Dr. Hegeman will begin her seventh year at Arapahoe Community College in 2012-13. Prior to her arrival at ACC in July of 2006, Hegeman spent 15 years at Red Rocks Community College (1991-06) and four years at the Colorado Community College System office (1987-91). Dr. Hegeman, who also earned a Distinguished College Administrator Award from Phi Theta Kappa in 2009, earned her B.Ed., M.Ed. and Ed.D. from Colorado State University.
Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society for two-year colleges, is the largest honor society in American higher education. Sigma Phi, ACC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, was chartered in 1968 and has inducted more than 3,400 members since its inception. Dr. Erica Hastert serves as the Phi Theta Kappa faculty advisor at ACC.
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