BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus has selected Jeannie Galbreath, adjunct faculty in biology, the recipient of Ivy Tech’s 2019 Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction. She was selected among 33 other adjunct faculty nominees.

Galbreath’s student nominations highlighted her ability to inspire a general interest in biology and her willingness to go above and beyond in order to advance student learning outcomes. “I have taken biology classes before and I was not interested at all until I took Jeannie’s class,” one student wrote in a nomination. “I now consider biology to be something fascinating!”

Other nominations spoke to Galbreath’s personality and dedication to students, that she is a “great teacher and very great person who makes sure her students are successful.”

The Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction is given annually to one adjunct faculty member from each Ivy Tech campus statewide. As a recipient of this award, Galbreath is also the nominee for the statewide Ivy Tech Gerald. I. Lamkin Award for Excellence in Instruction. The Award is named for a former Ivy Tech president and recognizes an adjunct faculty member who exhibits excellence in instruction and represents the mission of the college.

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About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.