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Faculty of the Fortnight: Gayle Brandeis

November 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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...

Faculty of the Fortnight:  Stacy Taylor

October 9, 2014

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  Stacy Taylor is a popular professor with Sierra Nevada College students because of her unique way of teaching economics. She thinks that the best way to teach is to give students the chance to problem solve and hav...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Mary Kenny

September 25, 2014

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The upstairs art studio has a unique, pungent smell today. The aroma of peppers and onions being pulverized overpowers the nostrils. In the back of the printmaking studio, Mary Kenny is whipping up a batch of chili. A few students...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Betts Markle

September 10, 2014

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You enter and hear nothing but silence.In this dimly lit space, students gather and study. It’s a calming atmosphere of tranquility.Here and there among the library’s stacks, students grab books. Often they’re greete...

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