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Newton Receives Teaching Excellence Award

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ The Teaching Excellence Award for Adjunct Faculty at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh was awarded to Lisa Newton during the College's annual President's Opening Meeting on Friday, Aug. 20.

Lisa Newton Newton has been teaching regularly in the Psychology Department since 1989. She has taught such courses as adolescence, early childhood development and personality. She has also taught American Management Association courses at CVPH Medical Center for the Center for Lifelong Learning.

Newton received her Associate of Arts degree in the humanities from Clinton Community College. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Plattsburgh State (1984) and a master's in clinical psychology from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

"I teach because I love the classroom, and the interaction with students," said Newton. "It keeps me growing intellectually and young at heart." 

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