Awards & Honors

Riverland's MnSCU Board of Trustees Educators of the Year

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes two distinct categories of Honor; the campus-selected Outstanding Educators and the system-selected Educators of the Year. From the Larger group of up to 70 Outstanding Educators come approximately six Educators of the Year.

Educators of the Year

2014: Sandra Sellner Wee, Radiography

2013: Alan Erdahl, Biology

2011: Pamela Tranby, Biology

2008: Suzette Overby, Human Services

Outstanding Educators

2016 Heidi Schara, Speech

2015: Ellen Goslee, Nursing

2012: Heidi Schara, Speech

2010: Jerry Girton, Theatre

2009: Danyel Helgeson, Nursing

2007: John Olseth, English

Outstanding Service Award

Outstanding Service Awards are presented to individuals or teams who provide outstanding service at the campus level. Award criteria focus on those who have made significant system contributions that warrant recognition.

2015, Mike Howe, Director of Safety and Security