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Published on November 11th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Midlands Technical College’s Bill Mulkey Named Top Community College Faculty in the Nation

Midlands Technical College Radiologic Technology program director Dr. Bill Mulkey received the 2014 William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award from the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) last week. The ACCT Association Award, presented at the organization’s 45th Annual Leadership Congress in Chicago, is among the most prestigious awards any community college faculty can receive.

“Teaching evaluations for Dr. Bill Mulkey glow with his accomplishments in the classroom,” said Randall “Mack” Jackson, MTC Commission chair. “Time and again he is praised as a motivator and an inspiration. Praise for Bill Mulkey comes from beyond the classroom as well. He is a nationally known and loved figure in radiology circles who has consistently earned the respect of his peers as a thought leader.”

Mulkey started MTC’s Radiologic Technology program and has been the director, as well as faculty, in the program for the past 43 years. He developed the first, post-two-year continuing education Computerized Tomography program in the country. He also developed the first advanced certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology in South Carolina. He is involved in every aspect of radiology in South Carolina and consistently displays enthusiasm for teaching, faculty development and life-long learning.

For the past 43 years, Dr. Mulkey’s graduates have had 100% job placement in the radiology profession. For the same amount of time, his students have had a 99% passing rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists National Board Exam.

Read more about the 2014 ACCT Awards at http://www.acct.org/news/2014-acct-association-awardees

About Midlands Technical College

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year college serving Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. The fifth-largest provider of higher education in South Carolina and the largest provider of transfer students to four-year colleges and universities in the state, MTC enrolls approximately 18,000 credit students annually. The college’s Corporate and Continuing Education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Southeast, annually has 30,000 enrollments and provides continuing education to hundreds of area businesses each year. www.midlandstech.edu

 

 

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