Bay College announces TORCH winner

Edie Erickson

ESCANABA — Edie Erickson is Bay College’s quarterly September – November 2018 TORCH Award winner. Erickson works at Bay College as an instructional designer.

Erickson was nominated for consistently being responsive to faculty in supporting the instructional design of their online courses. She is organized, efficient, and friendly. She has assisted faculty in making sure their syllabus is accessible to all students, and has helped with the technical back-end design to make efficiencies, which provided a positive experience for the student and the instructor. She proactively communicates with faculty each term on the end of the semester process, which contributes to student success. Erickson is never one to shy away from diving into troubleshooting within learning management systems.

A quote from the nomination stated, “I appreciate Edie’s contribution to student success, a culture of success, and community success and feel she is most deserving of this award.”

The purpose of the TORCH Award is to give personal recognition to those employees on Bay College’s campuses dedicated to the mission of the college because of their attitude, commitment, and dedication toward the higher education learning environment. TORCH stands for: Team-player; Outstanding performance; Responsive to others; Conscientious to mission of Bay; Helpful to all. This award is given to one employee on a quarterly basis.

Nominations are accepted from employees, students and the community. Nomination forms for the TORCH award can be found on Bay College’s website by visiting the following link: