Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) is proud to announce its recipients of the annual National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. The 2019 honorees include Connie LaMarca-Frankel, professor, humanities; Jacqueline May, associate professor, English; David Sullivan, Ph.D., professor, emergency medical services; Jennifer Wiatrowski, professor, biological science; and Glynis Williams, instructor, information technology. 

NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize professionals each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues. PHSC’s NISOD Excellence Award recipients are invited to attend the 2019 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 25-28, in Austin, Texas. The recipients will be honored during a ceremony that has become the largest and most prestigious gathering that recognizes the contributions and achievements of community and technical college faculty, administrators, and staff.

“The College has an outstanding cadre of faculty who transform our students' lives daily,” said Stanley M. Giannet, Ph.D., PHSC vice president of academic affairs and faculty development / college provost. “We are proud of our 2019 NISOD honorees and appreciate their dedication to excellence.”

​Since 1995, PHSC has had 92 outstanding faculty recipients honored at the NISOD International Conference on Teaching and Learning Excellence.

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges. For more information about NISOD, visit