Thursday, May 17, 2012

MxCC Student Body Honors Professor Patty Raymond with Professional Service Award

Professor Patty Raymond, Chair of the Business Division

Middletown, Conn., (May 16, 2012) – Middlesex Community College students have selected Professor Patty Raymond, Chair of the Business Division, as the “2012 Professional Service Award” recipient. This award, now in its fourteenth year, was created by the MxCC Student Activities Office to give students a chance to vote for the faculty member that has provided outstanding service and guidance. It was presented to Professor Raymond by Danezia Cordero, Student Senate President, at the annual MxCC Foundation Scholarship Reception on May 11.

In addition to being a professor of Business Administration and Marketing, Professor Raymond is an active member of the MxCC community and has served on numerous committees.  She works closely with students as an advisor for the MxCC chapter Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), and is very involved with PTK students through community service projects. 

“It is a great honor to receive this recognition from our students,” Professor Raymond said.  “More importantly, it is an honor to be able to work with our students every day, and to work with such a supportive and involved faculty community here at MxCC.”

This is the second time Professor Raymond received the MxCC Professional Service Award (first time was in 2008) and has twice been named to the “Who’s Who among American’s Teachers.”

Founded in 1966, Middlesex Community College ( is part of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education. The school offers more than 50 degree or certificate programs at its three locations:  the main, 38-acre campus in Middletown, the downtown Meriden Center, and the shoreline in Old Saybrook.  The college promotes understanding, learning, ethics, and self-discipline by encouraging critical thinking.  Current enrollment exceeds 2,875 full and part-time students, and 1,600 continuing education students.

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