BALTIMORE - Baltimore City Community College professor Kathleen Kennedy Norris has been included in a list of the Top 25 Women Professors in Maryland by StateStats.org and its partner website, OnlineSchoolsMaryland.com.
As a longtime professor of biotechnology and director and founder of the BCCC Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at the University of Maryland BioPark, Dr. Norris has led BCCC’s innovative, model partnership between a community college and a major research university to create educational pathways from high school all the way to the doctoral degree, and secure paying jobs and internships for Baltimore students in biotechnology companies which have located at the BioPark. In Dr. Norris’s classrooms, students master laboratory-ready skills in biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.
Dr. Norris received the 2012 Northeast Region Faculty Member Award from the Association of Community College Trustees, one of only five in the nation to be so honored. She has helped to obtain successful grant awards from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor.
For more information, contact the BCCC Institutional Advancement office.