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Faculty of the Fortnight: Max Leabman

September 30

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By: Aidan Lee As students gather to find seats in a small room tucked above the cafeteria in the Patterson building, two people don’t sit, instead they stand at the front of the room quietly waiting for the student-athlete...

Faculty of the Fortnight

May 7

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BY DEANNA KUNS The sound of music permeates the lesson room. If her room is ever quiet, it is certain she is absent, because otherwise the sounds of students playing piano or singing are heard all down the music hallway. Donna A...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Samantha Bankston

April 23

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Whether you come across her casually informing students on every detail of genius philosophers, or nestled in her desk space translating an entire book from French to English, Samantha Bankston has a wide array of knowledge and...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Dan O’Bryan

April 8

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Checking a small, gold pocket watch clipped to his waist band, he closes the door to the classroom, signifying that class shall now begin. The students shut their laptops and put away their cell phones almost immediately, classically...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Gigi Giles

March 25

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Gigi Giles beckons her students’ waning attention to the projector screen, although their three hour evening lab is nearly over. She plays a video of the Falcon 9 booster crash landing on a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The 14-story...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Jim Markle

March 4

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As students pour into the less than 200 square foot mailroom eager to pick up their packages, they all but pile up on top of each other mimicking the box-like formation under them. “It’s like Christmas morning except I...

Sheri Leigh O’Connor

February 12

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  Lined amongst the Holman Center’s side walls are sculptures in their various stages of coming into their actualized form. In the middle of the room sits a woman with her most prized possessions, clay and the tools to sha...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Gayle Brandeis

November 20

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In Gayle Brandeis’ classroom, the students read aloud stories from their lives that they have just put onto paper. Brandeis smiles warmly and adds supportive commentary after every piece. Writing has been at the center of he...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Coach Bruce Meierdiercks

November 6

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By Calhoun Boone Bruce Meierdiercks, head coach of the SNC men’s lacrosse team, has dedicated a solid portion of his life to coaching and promoting the sport of lacrosse.  However, lacrosse has not always been his favorite...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Katie Zanto

October 23

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BY Natalie Clark Postles  Katie Zanto, mother, wife and the chair of Interdisciplinary Studies at Sierra Nevada College joined the faculty in the winter of 2004, and is currently at the end of her 10th year here at SNC. Zan...

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