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George LabanickProfessor of Biology
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
He teaches genetics, animal behavior, and developmental biology. Dr. Labanick’s past research interests focused on southern Appalachian salamanders, especially mimicry, resulting in published articles on genetics, behavior, taxonomy, and ecology of salamanders.
Laura HooksAssociate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Dr. Hooks teaches educational foundations and early childhood education. Her research interests include parent involvement, the inclusion of children with special needs within classrooms serving typical learners, program quality and the use of professional development schools in teacher education programs.
Dr. June Carter
Director of Center for
Excellence in Teaching
Lynda DavisAdministrative Assistant
Dr. Clif FlynnInterim Senior Vice Chancellor for
Dr. David McCurryDirector of Distance EducationPhone:864-503-5509
Director of the
Student Success Center
Advisory Committee List
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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