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Michael Rydel wins the Excellence in Adult Learning Award 2014

by Palak Shukla

On December 18th, 2014 at the annual December SCPS Faculty Meeting, the winners of the Excellence in Adult Learning Award were announced. Two faculty members were selected from from a total of 25 nominees, chosen by students for their exemplification of Ignatian values.

Michael Rydel was one of the winners, and received his award from Dean Walter Pearson.

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