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CW Announces Faculty of the Year, Dr. Amanda Nugent

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
CW Announces Faculty of the Year, Dr. Amanda Nugent

Prof. Nugent was recently selected by her peers for the Faculty of the Year award.  Professor Nugent is noted for her nurturing qualities that inspire students to excel. She has a dynamic presence in the classroom and knows how to make learning a fun and inclusive experience. She's compassionate and works tirelessly to meet each student's needs and ensure they have the support to succeed. Her commitment to CW's values and her role as a team player make her an indispensable part of CW. This award is recognition of her invaluable impact and the positive environment she fosters for both students and staff. In the words of her peers, “she makes CW a better place.”

Dr. Amanda Nugent is Assistant Professor in General Education and is the First Year Experience Coordinator.  Dr. Nugent received her Ph.D. in Education from Capella University and holds an MA in Special Education from Purdue University Global.

"I believe that the teaching profession is a true calling. It requires patience, dedication, and the ability to assess and adjust one’s own practices. Teachers have the amazing ability to provide students with a framework of encouragement and guidance that will assist them in finding the passion to be lifelong learners. My mission as a teacher is to promote this passion for learning by igniting a spark in students to continue to develop their goals, skills, and talents."

Congratulations Amanda!