Janet Scott, an instructor of economics, global business and introduction to global studies on the Lincoln Campus of Southeast Community College (SCC, southeast.edu), was recently selected as the recipient of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Teaching Excellence Award for Region 5.

As a regional winner, Scott will receive $500, a crystal medallion and a waiver of registration fees to the annual conference. Winners from each of the 11 regions within ACBSP will be honored at the 2023 annual conference June 29-July 2 in Chicago. The Accreditation and Awards Gala is scheduled for the evening of July 1. The national award-winners also will be named at the conference.

“Janet is such a deserving recipient,” Dr. Beth Deinert, co-chair of the Business program on the Lincoln Campus said. “She personifies higher education in her approach to teaching and learning, professional development and her unwavering commitment to SCC and the diverse communities we serve. Her passion for students is evident in her Economics courses as she prepares them for a successful transfer to a four-year institution. She frequently presents at economics conferences and is a huge proponent of Global Education and its benefits to students.”

SCC plays a vital role for our communities in southeast Nebraska by bridging the higher education affordability gap and filling a need for a qualified workforce in Nebraska. Find more information about Southeast Community College at www.southeast.edu.