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Rich Russell Wins Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award

June 7, 2010

The Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award was presented to English instructor Rich Russell of Ocean City during the May 20 commencement at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Russell earned associate degrees in liberal arts and general studies from Atlantic Cape, a bachelor’s in English and creative writing from New York University, a master’s in secondary education from New School University and a master’s in English literature from University College at the University of London.

Russell has been an adjunct instructor at Atlantic Cape since 2007 and served as co-advisor of Atlantic Cape’s student-run literary magazine, Rewrites.

Russell is renowned for his enthusiasm and participation in English department initiatives.

Avon Chapman, director of adjunct development, said of Russell: “He is a fine representation of the quality of our adjunct faculty.”