GODFREY - Seven new full-time faculty members recently joined
Lewis and Clark Community College. Faculty in-service week is going
on now, and classes begin on Aug. 26.
"Our new full-time faculty members bring a diversity of
educational and professional experiences. Each is well credentialed
in his or her disciplines and all bring previous college teaching
experience," said Dr. Linda Chapman, vice president of Academic
Affairs. "We are very glad to welcome them to Lewis and Clark and
look forward to working with them."
Chris Brennan, Art
Brennan is a successful painter who has been an adjunct
faculty member at the college since 2005.
He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting at
Fontbonne University and his Master of Fine Arts in painting at
Kansas State University.
Brennan has exhibited at juried shows in several states, and
his paintings have been acquired by numerous private, corporate and
institutional collections including the Mulvane Art Museum, the
Beach Museum of Art, the Sprint Corporation and U.S. Bank, among
Scott Hudson, Computer Network Security and
Since 2011, Hudson has worked as an instructional designer and
trainer for the University of Missouri St. Louis, and has delivered
more than 500 hours of technology training a year to business
professionals. One of his clients is the St. Louis Cardinals. He
has worked as a curriculum designer and tour guide for the
Cardinals since 2006.
Prior to 2011, Hudson was a middle school teacher for 16
years. He has a master's degree in education in instructional
technology with an emphasis on multimedia from
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a bachelor's
degree in elementary education from Illinois State
Justin Hale, Accounting
A graduate of Lewis and Clark Community College, Hale earned
his bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis
in accounting from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He
earned his master's degree in business administration from Missouri
Hale has been an adjunct faculty member at Lewis and Clark
since 2011. With more than nine years corporate accounting
experience, Hale most recently worked as plant
accountant/controller at Global Brass and Copper.
Coral Kimble, Mathematics
Kimble has taught mathematics as an adjunct faculty member at
Lewis and Clark since January 2009-teaching pre-algebra and
algebra, geometry, trigonometry, elementary mathematical modeling,
business math, and math for health and sciences.
She earned her bachelor's degree in math education and her
master's degree in pure mathematics from Southern Illinois
University Edwardsville where she served as a graduate assistant
teaching and tutoring college algebra.
Kimble taught at the Christian Academy of Greater St. Louis
where she was awarded the Academy's Master Teacher Award in
Carol Patterson, Mathematics
Patterson's teaching career began while earning her bachelor's
degree in mathematics at Eastern Connecticut State University,
where she worked as an adult services instructor teaching
Patterson has a master's degree in mathematics from Wesleyan
University and served as adjunct mathematics professor from
2007-2012 at Eastern Connecticut State University.
She moved to Godfrey in 2012 and most recently taught
mathematics as an adjunct faculty member at St. Louis Community
Sarah Rankin, Psychology
Rankin has taught adjunct at Lewis and Clark and Southern
Illinois University Edwardsville for three semesters. She earned a
bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Missouri,
Columbia and began teaching children and adolescents with
behavioral and/or emotional disorders at the Epworth Children's
Home in Webster Groves.
For several years, Rankin taught middle and high school level
psychology, sociology, English and history.
At Washington University, Rankin took courses at the George
Warren Brown School of Social Work and completed a post A.B.
Teacher Certification program.
She earned her Master of Science degree in clinical-adult
psychology from SIUE.
Vickie Rodgers, Nursing
Rodgers is returning to Lewis and Clark after resigning as a
tenured associate professor a year ago to accept the challenge of
establishing a facility to serve geriatric patients.
As a geriatric nurse, Vickie was drawn to the challenge and
successfully established the program.
Tesha Sanson, Nursing
After completing her Associate in Applied Science degree in
nursing from Lincoln Land Community College, Sanson earned her
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Illinois State
University and a master's degree in nursing education from
Sanson has more than five years of nursing experience at St.
John's Hospital in Springfield, as well as a year of post-secondary
nursing teaching experience in clinical and classroom
She served as a clinical nursing instructor for students
attending Lincoln Land and has classroom experience teaching
baccalaureate level learners at Benedictine teaching holistic
nursing practices to registered nurses.
For more information about enrolling in classes at Lewis and
Clark Community College, please call (618) 468-2222.