Community College of Baltimore County Dean Monica Walker received the 2018 Institutional Leadership Award from Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit membership association of public and private colleges and universities in Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia that provides leadership by advocating, supporting and encouraging institutional participation in academic and co-curricular based public service and civic engagement programs.
Walker, who serves as dean of developmental education and special academic programs, was presented with the award during CCMA’s 2018 President’s Institute and 10th Anniversary Celebration in November at Gallaudet University in Washington.
Walker, a Reisterstown resident, has worked at CCBC for 20 years starting as an adjunct faculty member and rising to her current position as dean. With a stellar work-history, she holds memberships within various professional and scholarly organizations and has received several awards throughout her career. Walker’s recent honor bestowed by CCMA recognizes her outstanding contributions to the institutionalization of community engagement by inspiring a college culture of service/civic and community engagement and involving community voice in the development of partnerships.