Dr. Craig Rosen: 2017 POY Finalist

Dr. Craig Rosen
Professor, Theater and Theater Program Coordinator



Ballot Information:

  • Theatre Program Coordinator (since 2002)
  • Academic Theater Artistic Director
  • Member of IAI Theater Panel
  • Expanded Theater and Film Curriculum
  • Created or oversaw creation of Theater Practicum, Oral Interpretation of Literature, History of Film, and Screenwriting
  • Representative for Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
  • Developed and currently teaches Honors Theater Appreciation course
  • Created Articulation Agreements with Western Illinois University and Lincoln College
  • Presented Teaching and Learning Community Event: “Ghosts and the Holocaust and the Suitcase of Documents
  • Directed over 40 plays at Moraine Valley and held post-show discussions about rape, drug use, and women’s issues.
  • Participated in Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs Faculty Exchange Program in Holland
  • Created summer “Shakespeare Under the Stars” productions
  • Facilitator at diversity and retention workshops
  • Initiated the creation of MVCC Shakespeare Garden
  • Member of faculty and administrator search committees
  • Presented at multiple Learning College Days
  • Represented Moraine Valley at National Association of Schools of Theater
  • Participated in numerous library panel discussions
  • 3 time New Faculty Mentor
  • Chaired committee for Kevin Pressley Theater Scholarship award recipient
  • Served on AQIP committee: “Infusing Diversity and Global Education into the Classroom”
  • Judged five state regional quarterfinals of American College Theater Festival in Milwaukee
  • Judged Illinois High School Speech and Forensics Competition
  • Served on Diversity Committee
  • Served on Non-Tenure Evaluation Team
  • Serve on Inspirational Quotations Committee
  • Served on MVCC Executive Committee
  • Served on MVCC Academic Senate
  • Adviser for Student Drama Club
  • Served as voting member of Joseph Jefferson Awards for excellence in Chicago theater
  • 3 time nominee for Professor of the Year, 2 time finalist for Professor of the Year, nominated for Master Teacher
  • Facilitated recruitment and outreach to local high schools