Triton College adjunct instructor Risé Sanders-Weir won the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award at their banquet on June 2 in Bloomington/Normal, Ill. There were 23 nominees from community colleges from around the state.
The banquet was a part of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association Annual Conference. Many awards were given out to trustees, administrators and faculty.
Sanders-Weir was nominated for the award by Dr. Susan Campos, vice president of Academic Affairs, since she was the winner of the Triton College Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award for the 2022-2023 school year.
“I felt so humbled, excited and honored to have been recognized,” said Sanders-Weir. “My teaching philosophy is to start with respect for the learner. They are entitled to my very best.”