Dean PattersonDean Patterson, associate vice president of Student Affairs, was recently honored with the International Who’s Who in Poetry Award from The International Library of Poetry, Noble House Publishers, and The National Library of Poetry. Only previously published poets whose work appeared in print and on the Internet were selected.

Patterson was recognized for his longstanding poetry accomplishments—including Poet of the Year (2004-2007), the Who’s Who in Poetry Award (2006) and The Best Poems and Poets of: 1995, 2001, 2003, 2004, and 2005, among many other honors.