people & places
• Dr. Susan Ligo Bindon, daughter of Sherry M. Ligo and J. Richard Ligo, Grove City, has been awarded the 2016-17 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award.
This competitive national award recognizes excellence and innovation of teaching by faculty with more than five years of teaching experience.
She will formally receive her award in San Diego in January.
A 1980 graduate of Grove City High School. Dr. Bindon earned her bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Maryland.
She is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
She also maintains a faculty practice at the University of Maryland Medical Center and is the co-editor of the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.
She lives with her family in Lutherville, Md.