Category Archives: Doctoral Studies

Oh WOW!

Another update so soon?! I wanted to report back on my lunch with Dr. Preston Pulliams, the district president of PCC. On Monday (7/9) I met the president an his assistant Neal for lunch. The president wanted to thank me … Continue reading

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Break Update

Doctoral Studies Well another one down! Sunday (6/24) I conducted my last conference call and submitted my final paper, presentation, & my final journal entry. I was very pleased with course. While the bar wasn’t set very high after the … Continue reading

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Officially on Break!

While I would like to believe that break means sitting around the house chilling watching cartoons & Jerry Springer….. That’s so not to case. Not to say that might not happen on occasion. I will be taking advantage of the … Continue reading

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Finals Week is Upon Me

Teaching Wow, that didn’t take long….. Talk about a fast 11 weeks! Overall it was pretty low key on the teaching front. I started looking beyond spring term fairly early.  From my previous post: I am co-SAC (Subject Area Committee … Continue reading

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Time for an update!

Before I begin, let me say congrats to my wife completing her comprehensive exam. She has to wait for the results, but I am positive she nailed it. The comprehensive exam is a long test that saw 7 days of … Continue reading

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Marching towards May….

Doctoral Studies It is only fitting that the worse class I have ever taken  in my academic career should end just as sub-par. I got an A-. I know a lot of people would be satisfied with an A-.  My … Continue reading

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An Quick Update

Doctoral Studies One assignment/presentation away from putting the Intro Research class behind me. It’s been the longest 15 weeks – EVA! The last assignment is a prospectus and presentation. I have to give the presentation in class. However, that nothing … Continue reading

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Spring Thaw

Well it’s almost spring anyway. I’ve thawed enough for a new blog post. It’s been a while since my last post, that’s for sure. So where to begin: I finished another class, comprehensive planning and implementation with an A. The … Continue reading

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Neck Deep in Winter Term 2011

First, the winter break was….. OUTSTANDING! I returned to the classroom recharged and energized. We shall see how long it lasts. Of course I did course prep and development over the break, But there was a fair share of chillin. … Continue reading

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Feels Strange…..

But I’ve been relaxing.  I have not been working since I started winter break. I’m a bit surprised (and impressed) with myself. Lets wrap up fall term & then start talking about winter term. In the end I was pleased … Continue reading

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