A Choice to Teach by Lesli Hanby
Lesli Hanby grew up in Washington, D.C; She has a B.A. in American Studies and an M.A. in English. She is married and has two children. Lesli has been at Gateway Community College for 10 years. She is the former board director of the Madison Land Conservation Trust. She enjoys tennis and hiking.
An Unexpected Journey by Martha Hayes
Martha Hayes, Professor of English at Gateway Community College, is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Vermont Literary Review and Freshwater. She teaches, in addition to composition and literature, the creative writing courses at Gateway and has spoken at conferences in the United States and abroad, sharing her creative techniques for effective teaching. The Teaching and Learning Consultant for Gateway’s Center for Teaching, she also is a certified yoga teacher, and, most importantly, a mother.
A Journey To Teaching by Claire Callan
Claire Callan was born in Dublin and came to the United States in 1981. She has a degree in Business Economics from SCSU, an MBA from UNH, and a MALS in English/Writing from Wesleyan University. Since 1990, she has taught as an adjunct instructor in ESL, English, and Communications as well as in Adult Education programs. She enjoys teaching and writing poetry and short stories.
I knew I was a Teacher When... by Kathleen Murphy
Kathleen Murphy graduated from the Nuclear Medicine Technology A.S. degree Program at South Central Community College (now Gateway Community College) in 1985. She worked in a variety of positions in nuclear medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 1986-1996. Ms. Murphy completed her B.S. degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Administration at the University of New Haven in 1995. In 1996 she came to Gateway Community College to serve as the Program Director for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program. Ms. Murphy completed her M.S. degree in Health Administration at the University of New Haven in 1998. She is currently a tenured professor and also serves as a WebCT Vista Faculty Mentor.