CCBC Dean Monica Walker receives Institutional Leadership Award

Dec 06, 2018 | by Hope H. Davis | 443.840.5053 (office) | 410.971.5560 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD – Community College of Baltimore County Dean Monica Walker recently received the 2018 Institutional Leadership Award from Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic. 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 early November at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

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.

Described as a “dedicated and extraordinary administrator” by her colleagues, Walker has definitely contributed to the overall success of campus-community collaboration and advanced community engagement which was a major part of the selection process for the award.

Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic is a nonprofit membership association of public and private colleges and universities in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Delaware that provides leadership by advocating, supporting, and encouraging institutional participation in academic and co-curricular based public service and civic engagement programs. CCMA strengthens the capacity of member institutions to enhance student learning and meaningfully engage with communities.


About the Community College of Baltimore County (
Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers.

CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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a photo of Monica Walker