Category: First Year Faculty Thoughts

First Year Faculty Thoughts

Janet Hicks, Ph.D. Professor & Director of Mental Health Counseling BS, Education, Eastern New Mexico University (1990) MS, Counseling, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (1997) PhD, Counselor Education, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (2005) My first semester at Belmont has been a wonderful challenge. My students perform at a higher cognitive level and exhibit …

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First Year Faculty Thoughts

Jeremy Fyke, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Communication Studies and Corporate Communication BA Communication Studies, Texas State University (2005) MA Organizational Communication, Texas State University (2007) Ph.D. Organizational Communication, Purdue University (2011) Reflecting on my first semester, three words come to mind: collegiality, uniqueness, and commitment. First, I was struck by the friendly spirit at Belmont, from …

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First Year Faculty Thoughts

Catherine Graham, Ph.D. Director, Honors Program LEAD Track PhD English, University of Kentucky MEd Counseling, Vanderbilt University MA English, College of William and Mary BA English, University of Tennessee In my role with the Honors Program, I have been impressed by the intellectual curiosity of the students and by their admirable goals. The students demonstrate …

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First Year Faculty Thoughts

Over the next few months, we will be posting thoughts from first year faculty on the experiences of their first semester at Belmont.  We hope it will bring back fond memories of your early weeks on campus.   Patrick Morse, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychological Science BS Psychology, Elon University (2008) MS General Experimental Psychology, Villanova …

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