Category Archives: Doctoral Studies

Don’t blink or you will miss something!

For example: making blog entries…. It has been way to long, let us catch up: How did spring term end? In spring term 2014 I taught CIS 287M Microsoft server security for the first time (On Campus). Overall it went … Continue reading

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Making Progress on All Fronts

The comprehensive exam experience (1/13 – 1/19) Well, talk about best laid plans. Phase one of plan worked out well, I got a good night’s sleep. Phase two – read everything about the comp exam, questions, guidelines, etc. That’s where … Continue reading

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An Update!

Teaching I survived the Fall 2013 term. It was a good term. Converting from 2008 to 2012 went fairly painlessly. I did not get my development done as early as  I would have liked, but it did get done. Overall … Continue reading

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I Blink and it’s Sept!

Spring and summer flew by in a flash – as you might tell from my total lack of updates. I am still alive and I am still plugging along with life, which consists mainly of work and school (some play … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air!

Spring Term Update Very low key! Having no new development has given me time to provide much better feedback on all assignments. I’m also trying some things to keep me more engaged in the class (I think / hope) . … Continue reading

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“You should show your blog some love”

That’s what I was told by a former student I keep in contact with. And truer words couldn’t be spoken. Well my update indicates one thing, another term is DONE! Winter Term 2013 is in the books. This was a … Continue reading

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Work & School!

Work & School Those are the major chunks of my existence.  Let’s start with work: Biggest news, its official, starting Fall of 2013 I will be the Co-Department Chair for CIS @ PCC. Spending time as dept. chair is part … Continue reading

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Fall Term is Officially Underway!

WOW! Here we go! In-Service week was fairly quick and painful. Almost total information overload. Course development is coming along, not as far along as I’d like to be. But hopefully I’m able to get ahead of the power curve. … Continue reading

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Fall Term is Coming!

First, I got an A in both Community College Leadership Course AND Organization & Governance of Community Colleges. The governance class was a lot of work! But I survived. Next up is Community College Finance. I’m sure that’ll be good … Continue reading

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That’s more like it….. A month between updates.

I’ll start by saying, I am the master of unrealistic expectations! For some reason I thought, two classes over summer would be….. Yes, easy! There, I said it. EASY! (I mean I’m not teaching right, not grading, no time on … Continue reading

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