Lake Superior College nursing faculty member Nikolay Zhelev was honored as an Outstanding Educator through the Minnesota State Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence program in April.
Zhelev was cited as an impactful nursing instructor who champions student success by mentoring his nursing students, as well as providing presentations during campus Student Success Days on test-taking and study skills.
He was among a select group of Minnesota State faculty members who were recognized for their instructional expertise, exemplary teaching strategies and service to their students, college and communities.
The Awards for Excellence were established in 2007 by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees to spotlight teaching and service faculty who prepare students for their professional, scholarly and civic lives. For more information, please visit: https://www.minnstate.edu/stories/botawards/index.html