Vitae | Awards

Dr. Susan C. Hines | susanchines@gmail.com | 858.731.7415

Professional Objective: Above all else, work must be meaningful and interesting. I remain in the higher education sector because work has never failed to deliver in these two areas. My administrative interests include academic support units, instructional technologies, libraries, and faculty development.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree Implementation Award
Awarded a $150,000 grant from the state of California to develop a fully online zero-textbook-cost transfer degree, which will take the form of a Liberal Arts Associate Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

NMC Idea Lab Award
Recognition (with E. Ledbetter and C. Fullerton) for innovative open-education resources (OER) instructional design process.

Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award
Recognition (with D. O’Hare) for Composition I, a fully online course that leverages open-education resources (OER).

Company GEM Award (Sapphire)
$1,500 award for excellence in on-side performance from SunGard Higher Education.

Chadron State College Contract
Nebraska state contract awarded to develop orientation program for new faculty.

Alaska e-Learning Consulting Contract
Contract awarded by the University of Alaska Anchorage to develop a hybrid EMT program based in Palmer, Alaska.

Directory of American Scholars
Biographical entry.

Who’s Who in the American Southeast and Southwest
Biographical entry: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995.

GAMES Faculty Member of the Year
Acknowledgment for outstanding teaching in the Georgia Academy for Math, Engineering and Science Program.

Board of Regents Campus Priority Grant
$3,000 grant for web development proposal: “More Hyper Activity for MGC Students and Instructors.”

Board of Regents Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning
Acknowledgment for outstanding teaching and service, 1996-1997.

Governor’s Teaching Fellow
Intermittent study in higher education and in instructional technologies at the University of Georgia, 1996-1997.

Middle Georgia College Course Development Grant
$3,000 grant for course development: “Technical Writing in Cyberspace.”

Middle Georgia College Alumni Association Faculty Award
Acknowledgment for outstanding teaching and service, 1995-1996.

Georgia Statewide Academic and Medical Systems (GSAMS)
$5,000 academic programming grant for “Developing GSAMS/Distance Learning Courses with Hypermedia.”

Georgia Humanities Council Conference Grant
$10,000 grant for week-long festival: “Facing South: A Festival of Southern Life and Culture.”

Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games’ 
Cultural Olympiad Regional Designation Award in the Humanities
$10,000 grant for week-long festival: “Facing South: A Festival of Southern Life and Culture.”

Soros Foundations Mailing Costs Grant
$300 grant for English Language Library Development Project, Lithuania.

Honorable Mention in the Category of Script
1993 Writers Digest Magazine Writing Competition.

Soros Foundations Teaching Fellow
George Soros and Charter 77 Foundations, New York and Prague.

E.L. Bartlett Literary Criticism Award
University of Alaska, Fairbanks.