Profound Professors

MC Biology and Chemistry - FAQs

MC Biology and Chemistry - FAQs

In Part 2 of our new Department Series, professors from the Biology and Chemistry departments answer a few questions to help you know what to expect and how to succeed as a Biology or Chemistry major here at Mississippi College.

Profound Professors: Dr. John Meadors

Profound Professors: Dr. John Meadors

For Dr. Meadors, engaging in "the great conversation" of philosophy is key to living a fulfilling life. "Students should study philosophy because the world is a many-splendored thing, a beautiful gift from God in its dizzying variety and scope.  A careful study of philosophy renders the world more richly hued and more sharply focused," he explains. 

The Best Blogs of 2015

The Best Blogs of 2015

The New Year is here, and the Choctawk is looking back and reflecting on our favorite blogs of 2016.  Here are our top ten blogs. Whether you are reading a blog for the first time or rereading, we know you will enjoy these blogs as much as we did. 

Profound Professors: Mrs. Ashley Krason

Profound Professors: Mrs. Ashley Krason

Meet Mrs. Ashley Krason. She teaches classes such as Cross-Cultural Understanding and other classes in the Modern Languages department. She is a mom to three children and the Sponsor for Kissimee Social Tribe. 

Profound Professor: Dr. Mignon Kucia

Profound Professor: Dr. Mignon Kucia

Meet Dr. Kucia. She is a professor in the Communication department and the sponsor for Swannanoa. She devotes herself to not only helping students with their academic journey, but also with their spiritual well-being.

Profound Professors: Dr. David Magers

Profound Professors: Dr. David Magers

Freshman year, I walked into my 8 AM Chemistry class to be greeted by Dr. David Magers, whose wealth of knowledge is quite intimidating. Although Chemistry was one of my least favorite subjects, I grew to love the class. I believe this is due to the caring, patient nature of the professor who passionately loves his job. 

Profound Professors: Daniel White

Profound Professors: Daniel White

He is the self-proclaimed "Friend of the writing center." Characterized by zany humor and passion for writing, this English instructor lightens the heavy subject of composition.

Profound Professors: Dr. Melinda Gann

Profound Professors: Dr. Melinda Gann

Dedicated. Caring. Intentional. Hilarious. Joyful. Wise. Intelligent. Passionate. Profound. These are the qualities Dr. Gann's students ascribe to her. Even students who aren't fond of Dr. Gann's subject, mathematics, sing her praises. As I talked to Dr. Gann, it was obvious that she cares deeply about her students and is passionate about her job. 

Profound Professors: Dr. Otis Pickett

Profound Professors: Dr. Otis Pickett

Although I have never taken one of Dr. Otis Pickett's classes, I have heard laud after laud from countless students and faculty members, and after interviewing him, I concur that Mississippi College is lucky to have a professor as passionate as Dr. Pickett.