Kevin Conner, professor of details technological know-how at Glen Oaks, is this year’s receiver of the E.J. Shaheen Instructing Excellence award.

Kevin Conner, professor of info engineering at Glen Oaks, is this year’s receiver of the

Kevin Conner, professor of info engineering at Glen Oaks, is this year’s receiver of the E.J. Shaheen Instructing Excellence award.

Conner will be honored Friday at the college’s graduation ceremony.

Conner is explained to be a charming and caring teacher who performs tough to can make positive his college students totally comprehend principles and triumph in their lessons and program for the upcoming. He has labored to increase the assortment of facts engineering system offerings. 

Outside of the classroom, he started “Gaming Club” a handful of years back. Pre-pandemic, he invested 3 or 4 hours on weeknights, as effectively as Saturday mornings, to provide time for like-minded college students to acquire to advance their gaming and social skills.

Conner, a native of Sturgis, prolonged had viewed as learning computers. But after graduating from Sturgis Significant College, he worked in residential and industrial painting in addition to doing work section-time at Porter Drug Shop. Right after suffering a lifetime-shifting health affliction influencing his mobility at age 29, he recalls driving to Glen Oaks and creating the choice to show up at higher education.