Retired Ceramic Arts Professor Receives 2020 NCECA Excellence in Teaching Award

Joyce Michaud

Professor Joyce Michaud recently retired from Hood College after many years of teaching. She made a profound impact on the development of the ceramic arts.

Professor Joyce Michaud

Program

  • Ceramic Arts (Certificate)
  • Ceramic Arts (M.A.)
  • Ceramic Arts (MFA)

Department

  • Art & Archaeology

The Hood College community is pround to announce that Joyce Michaud, retired art faculty and ceramic arts program director, was named as a recipient of the 2020 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Excellence in Teaching Award. The NCECA Excellence in Teaching Award is for individuals that have demonstrated excellence in teaching as well as in their own creative work; have previous recognition for and a history of awards in teaching; and have highly visible former students in the field.

According to NCECA, Michaud surpassed the criteria for this award, given the profound impact she has had on so many students over the years and the field of ceramic art. The Board was in unanimous agreement that this award is most deserved, as students and peers alike hold her in their highest regard. The NCECA Honors and Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, March 27th, 2020 in Richmond, Virginia, during its 54th annual conference.

Michaud retired in spring 2019 from Hood College after many years of teaching. She made a profound impact on the development of the ceramic arts. Sincere congratulations to Professor Michaud! 

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