“He currently serves as President-elect of the Faculty Senate and has championed numerous initiatives that improve the student experience, including increased technology to facilitate student transfer and course approvals, and has led efforts to establish a physical and virtual space for faculty and staff self-care,” she said.
Dawson began at the college in 2005 as Director of Education and Community Outreach. He created the college’s Associate degree in New Media and the second Applied Bachelor degree of Applied Science in Web Development and Design, the release stated.
Blondin said Dawson is well-known for connecting students to careers in the media/graphic design fields.
“His students have risen in their careers due to his teaching and mentoring,” she said. “Scott’s commitment to students is inspiring, genuine and impactful.”
Dawson has also received many other awards including the Clark State Excellence in Teaching Award and the Southwestern Ohio Council of Higher Education Teaching Excellence Award.
This recognition is in honor of former AACC President and CEO Dale P. Parnell.