FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Andrea J. Burney, APR
Director of Public Relations
RAMSEY HONORED WITH PHI THETA KAPPA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
DCC President Carlyle Ramsey (center
holding award) was honored with the Michael Bennett
Lifetime Achievement Awards. He was nominated by
members and advisors of DCC's Upsilon Phi Chapter of Phi
Theta Kappa Honor Society.
DANVILLE, VA, April 26, 2013 - Dr. Carlyle Ramsey,
President of Danville Community College, was one of eight
retiring college presidents and campus Chief Executive Officers
(CEO) honored with the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement
Award during Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention, held
recently in San Jose, CA. Ramsey was nominated for the award by
the DCC chapter, Upsilon Phi.
The Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards are
presented to college presidents and campus CEOs at two-year or
senior institutions, and state community college directors who
have been supportive of Phi Theta Kappa, and are retiring from
their careers. The award is named in honor of the late Dr.
Michael Bennett, longtime president of St. Petersburg College in
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, MS, is
the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285
chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States,
plus Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic
of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the
British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S.
territorial possessions. More than 2.5 million students have
been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately
135,000 students inducted annually.
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