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Lois Jones

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Originally from California, Lois Jones moved to Tennessee in 1999. In 2005, she enrolled at Austin Peay State University and graduated in 2008 with her Bachelors degree in Communication/PR and a Studio Art minor. While an undergraduate student, Lois was very active on campus to include working for Student Publications nine semesters, winning the first Adult Leader of the Year Award, and also being inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa. Her knowledge of Higher Education began as a student, was enhanced as a Graduate Assistant in Legal Affairs and continued while working for a Technical College. She will complete her Masters Degree in Corporate Communication May of 2016.

Lois classroom experience includes eight years as an instructor of Beginning Digital Photography for Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts. In addition, she was an Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking in the Communication Department at Austin Peay and taught Career Management at a Technical College.

While working at the technical college she was Associate Director of Career Services which provided her with firsthand knowledge of the educational demands required for employment.

Lois draws from her education and experience in her current position as SLA Coordinator where she teaches student SLA Leaders how to manage a classroom and guides students in their educational pursuits. She has participated in the course redesign of CSCI 1010 (Introduction to Computer Programming I), Math 1910 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry), Physics 2010 (College Physics), and Chemistry 1110 (General Chemistry I).