Faculty Giving Opportunities
Don and Joanne Poe Faculty Excellence Award
Merit. Businesses and industries regularly
use merit raises and bonuses to recognize and
reward employees who contribute to the success
of their organizations.
The Don and
Joanne Poe Faculty Excellence Award fund will
provide similar recognition and incentives for
LCSC faculty members to distinguish themselves
in teaching and mentoring LCSC students.
To qualify for this award, professors who
are nominated will have to meet the highest
standards of academic excellence.
J. Anthony and Diane Fernandez Faculty Excellence Award
In honor of his investiture in 2011 as LCSC’s 15th
President, President Fernández and his wife Diane have
established the J. Anthony and Diane M. Fernández Faculty
Excellence Endowment at Lewis-Clark State College.
They created this endowment to recognize the essential role
our faculty play in educating our students and in making
our college strong.
The faculty at LCSC
consistently go that extra mile and make a huge difference
in the lives of our students - and in the life of the
The J. Anthony and Diane M. Fernández
Faculty Excellence Endowment will be used to recognize
Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professorships
Great teachers define great colleges and universities.
Lewis-Clark State College is no exception.
continue to focus on its strength as a college
distinguished by superior teaching. It takes money to hire
and reatin the caliber of faculty required to teach in
today's academic environment. Because state resources are
limited, private support for teaching excellence is
essential to our future.
An Endowed Chair or
Distinguished Professorship would provide LCSC the
opportunity to retain or even hire seasoned scholars with
superior knowledge and teaching ability. It would be
particularly helpful in Nursing and Health Sciences,
Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Teacher Education, or
A gift to establish endowed chairs
and distinguished professorships will ensure that LCSC will
continue to be able to retain and hire faculty with the
credentials and abilities needed to teach the students of
today and tomorrow.