2016 SNB Teaching Excellence Award at WSC
May 10, 2016 – Dr. Joe Blankenau, Professor of Political Science, received the State Nebraska Bank & Trust Teaching Excellence Award at Wayne State College. Matt Ley, Chief Executive Officer of State Nebraska Bank in Wayne, presented the award at commencement on May 7, 2016. David Ley, the bank’s Chairman of the Board, established the award in 1998 as a way of recognizing and strengthening outstanding teaching at Wayne State. State Nebraska Bank & Trust supports the college in many ways such as funding scholarships and capital improvements, and having employees serve on the Wayne State Foundation Board of Trustees. This prestigious honor is awarded on the basis of rigorous standards that require a superior level of effective teaching. Congratulations Dr. Blankenau!