Wytheville Community College (WCC) recently recognized Rodney Alderman with the 2020 WCC Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year Award.
Alderman has been an adjunct faculty member, teaching English and sociology courses at WCC since 2008.
Alderman was nominated based on his ability to keep students engaged and committed to their studies. Josh Floyd, WCC Dual Enrollment Coordinator, said that “the interaction and instruction in his classes are thoroughly impressive.” Alderman teaches evening classes and online classes to help provide flexible options for students, especially those who need to juggle college along with work or family commitments.
“Mr. Alderman is an excellent instructor,” said Dr. Rhonda Catron-Wood, WCC Vice President of Academics and Institutional Advancement. “Adjunct faculty are an important part of providing quality instruction at WCC, and we appreciate Mr. Alderman’s commitment to helping students succeed.”
Alderman received a monetary award, as well as a plaque.
WCC’s Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year Award recognizes adjunct faculty who have made notable contributions to the improvement of instruction while working as an adjunct faculty member of WCC. Nominees must be in at least their second semester of teaching credit courses at the time of nomination and must have taught an accumulated six credits at the college.