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Annual Community Diversity Breakfast to be Held

Marlisa Austin will be guest speaker at the Annual Community Diversity Breakfast to be held on January 16, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. | Benham School House Inn.

Marlisa R. Austin is Professor of English and Humanities Division Chair at Jefferson Community amp; Technical College. She has been teaching in the System for fifteen years. Marlisa has an A.A. from Southeast Community College, a B.A. in Secondary English Education from the University of Kentucky, and an M.A. in English Education from Union College. Her professional endeavors include presentations at Kentucky Community amp; Technical College System New Horizons Conference for the past six years, Kentucky Association for Developmental Education (KADE), National Association for Developmental Education (NADE), and NISOD. In addition, Marlisa has served as Secretary, President-Elect, President, and Conference Chair of KADE, Conference Local Arrangements Chair of the 2008 Two Year College English Association-Southeast Region Conference, and Corresponding Secretary of the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education (KABHE). She is a graduate of the KCTCS 2007-2008 Presidents Leadership Seminar, and has been published in the Two-Year College English Journal. She has also been recognized as Whos Who Among Americas Teachers for 2002 and 2006. Marlisa was awarded the 2006 KCTCS New Horizons Award of Excellence for Faculty and the 2008 Acorn Award for excellence in teaching in Kentucky.

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