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TREASURE COAST -- Gale Cohen, Professor of Human Services for Indian River State College, was presented with the Anne R. Snyder Department Chair Excellence Award by IRSC president, Dr. Edwin Massey.
Dr. Cohen has served as Chair of the IRSC Human Services Department for 20 years, always striving to create a superior learning environment.
She spearheaded design and implementation of the College's highly successful Bachelor's Degree program in Human Services, which has doubled in size in the past four years.
Dr. Cohen is consistently supportive of students and faculty members, providing guidance and leadership to over 350 students and 18 full-time and adjunct faculty members.
Dr. Cohen joined the IRSC faculty in 1989. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Master's Degree from Florida Atlantic University and Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.
The Anne R. Snyder Department Chair Excellence Award is presented annually at the College's endowed teaching chair faculty meeting. IRSC faculty members submit nominations for department chairs who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, contributed toward the college mission, demonstrated educational innovation and commitment to student success.
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