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Beth Laurence, B.A.


AEC Writing Coordinator

Instructor of Developmental English


Phone:  325-793-4940
E-mail:  blaurence@mcm.edu

Beth laurence“I came to McMurry in August of 1995, as a part-time writing tutor in the Academic Enrichment Center.  I soon also became a part-time English instructor with the Orientation and Skill Development (O SD) Program.  Then in 2000, the O SD program was reorganized under the title Developmental Studies (DEVS) Program.  As the program continued to grow, my job expanded to full-time.  I love the feeling of community I experience as a part of the McMurry family, and I appreciate the opportunity to work at an institution that is dedicated to Christian principles.  I enjoy the challenge of helping students prepare for the rigors of college level writing, and I love watching them succeed in meeting their goals.”

Education:
Post-graduate teaching certification—Hardin-Simmons University--1985
Bachelor of Arts—English—Hardin-Simmons University—1982


Other Credentials:
Texas Teaching Certification:  secondary English and history

Courses Taught:
ENG 1041—Writing Mechanics
ENG 1023—Introduction to Composition II
ACAD 1023 Academic Literacy II

Campus Address:
1 McMurry University Box 967
Abilene, TX  79697