UA Cossatot 2017 Outstanding Staff and Faculty Honored
November 07, 2017
LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas Cossatot has honored Tony Hargrove as Outstanding Staff and Tabetha Nguyen as Outstanding Faculty at an award ceremony at the 2017 Arkansas Community Colleges conference at Little Rock Marriott.
Staff and faculty at UA Cossatot nominate and vote for the ultimate winner of both of these awards annually. Outstanding Staff and Faculty honorees provide
services to students and employees that allow them to standout when election time rolls around each year.
Director of Informational Systems Support Tony Hargrove of De Queen, Arkansas is a 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas and an employee at UA Cossatot since 1998. Tony works long hours each day and most every weekend to ensure the technology at the college is properly operating. Hargrove is also known to be a Hogs fan, golfer and musician.
English instructor Tabetha Nguyen of Nashville, Arkansas has been an English faculty member at UA Cossatot since 2004. She graduated from Henderson State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from National University with a Master of Arts in English. She teaches developmental English courses, Composition I and II, literature courses and even some specialty course like Genres in Literature: The Vampire Novel or Drama. Nguyen is a member of the National Association for Developmental Education and serves as an executive board member of the Arkansas Association of Development Education. Locally, she also volunteers her time as a board member for Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship of Howard County.
UA Cossatot Chancellor Steve Cole remarked, “Tony and Tabetha are assets to UA Cossatot. These two individuals do more than most know to help the college and our students move forward. It’s people like these that make UA Cossatot feel like home to so many.”