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Dr. Kenneth Hartman, director of academic affairs for Drexel Online, has announced that First Lady Laura Bush and Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell will be honored with Online Leadership Awards at the National Distance Learning Week annual awards reception on November 10 at noon at the Mitchell Auditorium in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center. The award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution in the field of educational technology and distance learning. Governor Rendell will deliver the keynote speech. Laura Bush is unable to attend. Her acceptance letter will be read at the ceremony. NDLW, sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), is an initiative that seeks to generate broader awareness and appreciation for distance learning within the areas of pre-K through 12 education, higher and continuing education, and home schooling, as well as business, corporate, military, government and the telehealth markets. Outstanding Drexel Online instructors will also be recognized at the event. They are: Dr. Alison M. Lewis – The iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology Dr. Jeremy Johnson – College of Engineering Bill Tobia – Drexel University College of Medicine Raymond Lum – School of Public Health Stacey Kline – LeBow College of Business Cheryl Portwood – College of Nursing and Health Professions Amy Giddings – Goodwin College of Professional Studies Marlin Killen – College of Arts and Sciences Sunda Dierkes – School of Education For more information, call Dr. Hartman at 215.895.0501 or email email@example.com.
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