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South Suburban College presents faculty awards, recognizes retirees

information provided by South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 17, 2018) – “We have so many wonderful, talented faculty members at SSC,” said President Don Manning. “It is only fitting that we begin recognizing them appropriately with a formal expression of our appreciation.” Under the leadership of President Manning and Vice President of Academic Services Lynnette Stokes, the Spring Tea Awards have now become an annual tradition.

2018 Faculty Appreciation Award recipients

  • Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year: Beth Beno, Math
  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year: Marianna Troupe, Psychology in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
  • The Dr. William E. McVey Teamwork Award: Millicent Collier and the Service Learning Committee
  • Outstanding Adult Educator of the Year: Camille Johnson, Adult Education

2018 Retirees

  • Sandra Bein, Communications & Humanities – 21 years
  • Marcia Bult, Business & Accounting – 28 years
  • Patrice Burton, Student Services – 35 years
  • Susan Cline, Reading – 11 years
  • Leslie Cooper, Bookstore – 34 years
  • Caryl Damiani, Business & Accounting – 16 years
  • Kathryn Eberhardt, Allied Health – 30 years
  • Don Manning, President – 28 years
  • Carol Weber, Art & Design – 23 years

In addition, SSC’s Dr. Jennifer Medlen was presented with the Village of South Holland’s Red Tulip Award. The award is given to a certified teacher in South Holland, Illinois, who has demonstrated outstanding service by going beyond daily duties to effectively change student lives.

Dr. Jennifer Medlen received the Red Tulip Award from South Holland officials. (Photo provided)

About South Suburban College

South Suburban College is a fully accredited, comprehensive community college with locations in South Holland and Oak Forest. SSC offers over 50 career education and transfer programs awarding Associate Degrees, professional certifications, and transferable credits. SSC also has numerous community outreach programs, including Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (HSE), English as a Second Language (ESL), Continuing Education, and a Business & Career Institute. For more information, visit or call 708-210-5718.


South Suburban College
South Suburban College
South Suburban College offers a wide selection of career education and college transfer credit programs. Based in South Holland, Illinois, with a satellite campus in Oak Forest, SSC offers non-credit customized training, short-term instruction for business, and dozens of special interest classes.