Red Deer, October 16, 2017 – At Red Deer College, faculty are frequently involved in an extensive range of scholarly activity beyond their instructional duties. On October 19, four RDC faculty members will be celebrated at the Recognition of Scholarly Activity Awards.
The award recipients, who are being recognized for scholarly activities completed in 2016, include:
- Dr. Heather Marcovitch | Articles, The Yellow Book: Reshaping the Fin de Siėcle and OscarWilde at the Shaw Festival (Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada)
- Candi Raudebaugh and Kristen Gulbransen | Interprofessional Communities of Practice: Fostering Resilience in Post-Secondary Students (shared collaboration)
- Leanne Vig | Workshop Roundtable Discussion: Classroom Activities and Two Conference Presentations: Innovative Strategies for Teaching Financial Accounting in a College Setting (co-presented with Randy Nicholls) and Intro to Accounting: Smarties ActivityEach year, a jury comprised of members from the Recognition of Scholarly Activity committee selects the recipient from applications submitted by faculty members. Applications are assessed on innovation, creativity, originality, influence, acclaim and breadth of dissemination. In 2006, RDC and the Faculty Association created an annual fund of $10,000 to recognize significant scholarly undertakings by faculty members.About RDC: For over 50 years RDC has been proudly serving our learners and our communities. RDC offers more than 100 different programs (including full degrees, certificates, diplomas and skilled trades programs) to 7,500 full- and part-time credit students and more than 36,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education each year. Named by Alberta Venture magazine as one of Alberta’s most innovative organizations for the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, RDC is a key location for applied and industry-led research. Our main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway.