John Nash: 2019 POY Finalist


John Nash

Professor of Communications / Director of Forensics

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Ballot Information

  • 2018 Recipient of the National Communication Association Osborn Outstanding Community College Teacher Award
  • Phi Rho Pi Recording Secretary 2015 to present
  • Phi Rho Pi Web Master 2015 to present
  • Phi Rho Pi Distinguished Service Award 2018
  • Phi Rho Pi Distinguished Service Award 2017
  • Phi Rho Pi Service Award 2013
  • Master Teacher Award winner 2007
  • Master Teacher Award winner 2010
  • Embracing Diversity Award Winner 2013
  • Collie Taylor Fellowship Award winner 2007
  • Safe Zone Train the Trainer Certification
  • MVCC Safe Zone Coordinator 2010 to present
  • Presented several workshops for faculty development day
  • Presented various workshops for the CTL
  • Developed and implemented new curriculum for the Communications Department including the first honors COM 103 and first online COM 103
  • Served on hiring teams for 2 faculty
  • Served on non-tenured teams for 4 faculty members
  • Numerous past and current committees including: student scholarship committee, technology committee, MVLA committee
  • McGraw-Hill Digital Faculty Consultant 2015 to present
  • Current Director of Forensics
  • Past Assistant Director of Forensics
  • Coach for 4 Phi Rho Pi National Speech and Debate Championships
  • Professor of the Year nominee 2007, 2012, 2016, 2017
  • Master Teacher nominee 2012
  • National Communication Association National Conference presenter 2003 to present
  • National Communication Association Award Committee member 2014-2017 (chair in 2017)
  • National Communication Association panel and paper reviewer
  • Phi Rho Pi National Tournament Host 2012
  • Sustainability Instructor 2011 to present
  • Outstanding Coach Award Region IV Phi Rho Pi 2009
  • MVCC past and present club advisor include: Fashion for a Cause, Pi Kappa Delta Fraternity, Forensics / Speech Team
  • Cited by several alumni in “People Who Made a Difference”
  • Teamwork award nominee 2018 and 2019
  • Past New Faculty Peer Mentor
  • Presenter for New Faculty Orientation
  • Phi Rho Pi past Regional Governor
  • Phi Rho Pi National Tournament current tab room staff
  • Certified Fitness Instructor in Zumba, Spinning, Kickboxing, and Body Pump
  • Universal Life Church Ordained Minister