20, 2015—Newark, OH—The League for
Innovation in the Community College
has selected Jennifer Arny, assistant
services and Howard Imhof, director, information and technology services for Central Ohio Technical College, to receive the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence
Arny, assistant professor, human services, Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D., COTC
president, Howard Imhof, director, information and technology services
Arny has been with COTC since 2011 as a full-time faculty and practicum
coordinator. She has a bachelor's
degree in sociology from Miami
University, in Oxford, Ohio
and a master's degree in
social work from Washington
University in St. Louis, Missouri. She has been a
licensed independent social work supervisor since 2001.
“I'm honored to receive this recognition and grateful to be in a
position to give knowledge and skills to students who then go out and make a
difference in their communities.” Arny said.
Imhof has been with COTC since 2008 as the
Director of Information Technology Services. He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology
from Grove City College and a master’s degree in management
information systems from Strayer University. Imhof is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
said, “Working as a director of information technology in the higher education
arena has been one of the most gratifying jobs I’ve ever had in my life.
Providing the highest level of customer service possible has always been a
passion of mine. It’s an awesome feeling when you can combine that passion with
the ability to use IT to
enrich the learning experience for our students.”
John E. and Suanne D. Roueche Excellence Award was created to recognize a long
tradition of excellence in community college teaching and
leadership. Award recipients were honored at a reception and award ceremony at
the League’s 2015 Innovations Conference.
League for Innovation in the Community College is an international
organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. They serve as
host to conferences and
institutes, develop Web
resources, conduct research, produce
publications, provide services, and lead projects and initiatives with member
colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies in continuing efforts to make
a positive difference for students and communities.
Ohio Technical College is a fully accredited,
two-year public college dedicated to providing high quality, accessible
programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment
needs, as well as encouraging the professional development of students, staff,
faculty, and administrators to assist them in achieving their maximum
potential. COTC operates campus locations in Newark, Coshocton, Knox and