Awards and Distinctions

    • Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera (CILS) (Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language, Level B2, June 7, 2018
      certificate Italian language
    • 2020 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award
      NISOD Award
    • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the Year Award, University of the District of Columbia Community College, 2018
      Award photo Adjunct of the Year UDC-CC
    • Outstanding Part-time Faculty Award, Montgomery College, 2018-2019

  • John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award, the League for Innovation in the Community College, 2019
    Colburn wearing award medallion shaking hands with John Rouche
    • Dean’s Teaching Fellow, University of the District of Columbia Community College, 2018
    • Award for Excellence in Engagement, Montgomery College Institute for Part-time Faculty Engagement & Support, 2017-2018
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    • Appointed by Montgomery College President to President’s Advisory Committee on Equity and Inclusion, Fall 2017-present
    • Montgomery College Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching (SET), 2019
      SET picture
  • Myrtilla Miner Faculty Fellow for Faculty Learning Communities, University of the District of Columbia, 2019
  • Certificate in Effective College Instruction, Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) and the American Council on Education (ACE), 2018
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  • Professional Development Fellowship Recipient, Montgomery College Italy Study Abroad, 2018
  • Award for Best Attendance of a Faculty Member, Greenbelt Middle School, 2016-2017