SCC Announces Staff of the Year

Stanly Community College (SCC) presents awards every year to honor the outstanding faculty, staff and adjunct faculty members. The award recipients are chosen by peers within their respective divisions. Decisive factors for eligibility include dedication and skill for the profession, outstanding leadership qualities, and excellent performance and commitment to the community college mission.

Rita W. Love, Director of Institutional Research and Planning, was selected for the 2016 Staff of the Year Award. Mrs. Love earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Public Health in International Health and Development from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership with Liberty University.

As the honoree for Stanly Community College, Mrs. Love serves as the nominee for the Staff of the Year Award for the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). This award recognizes excellent performance and commitment to the community college mission by the non-teaching staff of the 58 institutions of the NCCCS and the System Office.

Mrs. Love has been employed with SCC for over 10 years and has previous experience as a public health educator, school health coordinator, high school science teacher, and US Army Reserves Staff Sergeant. "I work with a great team," stated Mrs. Love. "It is truly an honor to be recognized as Staff of the Year among so many diligent and dedicated higher education professionals."

Rita Love

Mrs. Rita W. Love has been selected for the 2016 Staff of the Year Award for Stanly Community College.