Three faculty members join JWCC
9 months ago
Three full-time faculty members joined the John Wood Community College for the 2011-2012 academic year and Brad Hoyt was appointed to the position of athletics and intramurals manager.
Christina Farwell of Augusta joined JWCC’s department of languages, literature and humanities as an English instructor. She teaches both structured and online classes.
Farwell earned a master’s degree in communication from Western Illinois University and holds an undergraduate degree in communication from Iowa Wesleyan College. Prior to joining JWCC, Farwell, taught at Carl Sandburg College, Quincy University and Spoon River College.
Brad Hoyt of Quincy has been appointed to manager of athletics and intramurals. He will continue to serve as JWCC’s men’s head basketball coach, a post he held since April 2011. Hoyt has been with JWCC since 1999, serving as student life and athletic specialist, head men’s golf coach, assistant men’s basketball coach, admissions advisor and upward bound director. In addition to his work at JWCC, Hoyt held several positions at Culver-Stockton College from 2005 to 2008, including head men’s basketball coach. Hoyt holds a master’s in physical education from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, a bachelor’s from Coe College and is a graduate of JWCC.
Debra Housman of Lewistown, Missouri has joined the health sciences department as a nursing instructor. Previously Housman was nursing coordinator/instructor at Hannibal Career and Technical Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Sinclair School of Nursing at University of Missouri Columbia, a bachelor’s in organizational management from Hannibal-LaGrange University and an associate degree in nursing from JWCC. Housman has been in the nursing field since 1993 when she began her career as a licensed practical nurse at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, Missouri.
Jamie Morrell of Rushville joined the faculty as an instructor in psychology. Morrell holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in experimental psychology from Western Illinois University in 2001. He attended the University of Kentucky as a published doctoral candidate and studied behavioral neuroscience and psychopharmacology. He previously served as an associate faculty member for JWCC and Spoon River College.