Staff Contact:

Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



Vince Decker

Teresa Wyatt Richie Robertson

DANVILLE, VA, June 8, 2010 – Three Danville Community College employees have been honored for outstanding service to the college for 2010. They are:

Vince Decker, Professor of Business Management, received the Outstanding Faculty Award. He came to DCC in 2001 and has bachelor’s degrees from Longwood College, and a master’s degree from Lynchburg College. Decker has been instrumental in coordinating the annual Fitness Festival and the Danville half marathon. He also serves as founder and advisor to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) and as a steering committee member of the new Barkhouser Center for Free Enterprise. In 2009, he helped organize the Iota Zeta chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honor Society at DCC.

Teresa Wyatt, Education Support Specialist II in the Division of Student Success and Academic Advancement, received the Outstanding Staff Award. Wyatt, who joined the DCC staff in 2005, was recognized for her commitment to student success. Through her work in the Admissions Office, Wyatt serves as a first contact for students coming to the College. She is often complimented for her pleasant and calm demeanor and willingness to help students and her co-workers. Wyatt is a graduate of DCC, earning a Certificate in 1983, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in 2001.

Richie Robertson, Instructor of Administrative Support Technology, was named the Student Government Association’s Teacher of the Year. Robertson was recognized for her dedication to teaching, willingness to help students by providing motivation and encouragement and injecting humor in the classroom during stressful times. She earned a Certificate in Stenography from DCC in 1980 and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration—Secretarial Administration from Averett College in 1986. She earned her MBA from Averett in 2009. She has been employed at DCC since 2007.


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