Madison College Announces Distinguished Teachers of the Year



The Madison College Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges has announced its 2020 Distinguished Teachers of the Year. They are Dr. Cherif Correa, (full-time), Catherine Stover (part-time) and Dr. Mary Vogel (regional campuses).

Dr. Cherif Correa is a full-time English and African American Literature instructor. He has been teaching at Madison College for 14 years and currently serves as the co-chair for the English department and the vice-chair for the Association of African Studies Programs. Dr. Correa has served as a mentor and faculty advisor for students and currently is a tutor in the Writing Center.

Catherine Stover is a part-time English and Literature instructor. She has taught at Madison College for 5 years and has worked with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and has volunteered at the Literacy Council of Columbus. Catherine is particularly proud of her blog on books that she has written since 2013. It has been viewed in 70 countries. 

Dr. Mary Vogel is a part-time Psychology and Developmental Psychology instructor at the Fort Atkinson and Watertown Campuses. She currently serves as a Dissertation Advisor and co-investigator at Nova Southeastern University as well as a Master’s Thesis Advisor and primary investigator at Clarkson College in Nebraska. In addition, Dr. Vogel is the Chief Learning Officer for Vogel Innovations and consults on educational program development and evaluation.

Nearly 300 students participated in the Distinguished Teachers of the Year voting. The faculty will be recognized at the “Academic Excellence Watch Party” at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28, on Webex.