CMCC faculty members honored


AUBURN — Central Maine Community College humanities instructor Jessica Smith, MFA, has been nominated by Ruminate Magazine for a Pushcart Prize.

Her short story “Something Quick and Bright” was runner-up in Ruminate Magazine’s William Van Dyke Fiction Prize for 2011.

Ruminate is an award-winning quarterly literary arts print magazine engaging the Christian faith. Ruminate publishes poetry, short stories, photography, visual art reproductions, short fiction, memoir, creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and interviews.

The Pushcart Prize-Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is one of the most honored literary projects in America.

Human Services instructor Jesse Morris, Ph.D., was published in a recent edition of the Journal of Multiculturalism in Education. This peer-reviewed professional journal publishes and disseminates multicultural education research, theory and practice on multicultural related issues.

Morris’ article is titled “The Stereotyping of American Indians: Where do we currently stand at the University level?”