Jeff State professor selected as Phi Theta Kappa faculty scholar

Published 10:36 am Monday, January 9, 2012


HOOVER — For the second year in a row, a Jefferson State Community College professor has been chosen to serve as a Phi Theta Kappa faculty scholar.

Dr. Liesl Harris was chosen from among 3,000 chapter advisors to serve as a faculty scholar, just as she was last year. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for higher education.

Dr. Liesl Harris

The scholars were selected through an application process based on knowledge of the current honors study topic, “The Culture of Competition,” and through demonstrated excellence in teaching or administration.

Harris will attend the annual Faculty Scholar Conference at Phi Theta Kappa’s Center for Excellence in Jackson, Miss. Feb. 1-5. There, she will prepare to serve as a facilitator for the honor society’s Honors Institute, to be held in June 2012.