Professor James Carey
Richard J. Daley College
Professor Carey instructs upper‐level biology courses. Seventy percent of his students have student success rates ranging from 81 to 90 percent. Student preparation and the observance of quality standards have been hallmarks of his career.
Professor Janet A. Berardo
Professor Bernardo serves as an instructor in Humanities and Philosophy and also serves as the Department Chair. She was selected based on her excellence in teaching, her service to students, her service to the community and her professionalism.
Professor Reginah Walton
Malcolm X College
Professor Walton successfully manages the Speech and Fine Arts while teaching a full load of classes in addition to many other activities such as tutoring student athletes, volunteering with community organizations, and spearheading the annual Kwanzaa celebration.
Professor Joseph Scully
Professor Scully is an instructor of music and served as Chair of theHumanities Department until 2008. His classroom is rich with interactive exchanges with his students and state‐of‐the-art technology which he incorporates. He helped increase enrollment in Music by 240 percent.
Professor William J. Settles
Harry S. Truman College
Professor Settles, a Humanities instructor, has long been recognized as one of the best classroom teachers at Truman College. He places a great deal of emphasis on student engagement and critical thinking, involving students and encouraging discussion.
Professor Tom Higgins
Harold Washington College
Professor Higgins has inspired hundreds of students to further their chemistry and science education. He has been a tireless leader in bringing research opportunities to Harold Washington College students through the Undergraduate Research Collaborative (URC).
Professor Edward Mogul
Wilbur Wright College
Professor Mogul was an instructor in criminal justice. He also earned a second master’s degree in humanities and philosophy and quickly lent his considerable talents to Wright College’s Humanities department. Professor Mogul retired at the end of the Spring semester.