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Amy Walker '12

Admissions Counselor

Amy chose Concord University for her education because she knew that here, much like the high school where she graduated, she could have a personal relationship with the people teaching her. Now, as an admissions counselor and Concord graduate, Amy works with students, their families, and area high schools to show them what CU can do for students who want a quality education. Contact Amy or any of our admissions counselors for one-on-one guidance through the admission process.

“I try to make the admission and enrollment process as seamless as possible.”

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Amy Walker '12

Admissions Counselor

Amy chose Concord University for her education because she knew that here, much like the high school where she graduated, she could have a personal relationship with the people teaching her. Now, as an admissions counselor and Concord graduate, Amy works with students, their families, and area high schools to show them what CU can do for students who want a quality education. Contact Amy or any of our admissions counselors for one-on-one guidance through the admission process.

“I try to make the admission and enrollment process as seamless as possible.”

Staff

Dr. Michael Bean

Assistant Professor of Education and Interim Assistant Provost

Dr. Bean is excited to be part of Concord’s Education Department, working with students he describes as respectful and ready to learn. One lesson Dr. Bean and our other faculty members teach Concord students is the reality of the profession. Through a variety of placements and teaching opportunities, or “in the fire” opportunities as Dr. Bean describes them, our students are prepared to enter the field.

“I have a passion for education. I see how that can open doors and create opportunities.”

Faculty

Dr. Michael Bean

Assistant Professor of Education and Interim Assistant Provost

Dr. Bean is excited to be part of Concord’s Education Department, working with students he describes as respectful and ready to learn. One lesson Dr. Bean and our other faculty members teach Concord students is the reality of the profession. Through a variety of placements and teaching opportunities, or “in the fire” opportunities as Dr. Bean describes them, our students are prepared to enter the field.

“I have a passion for education. I see how that can open doors and create opportunities.”

Faculty

Dr. Thomas McKenna

Interim Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Professor Mc Kenna is an interdisciplinary scholar in the history of philosophy, religion, and the arts. He is a poet and has edited the short run journal Holler: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, now part of the permanent collection of the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston, West Virginia. As a professor, Dr. McKenna says his goal is to help students understand that the answers to life’s big questions vary, but that it is important to understand everyone else’s answers to better grasp the rich diversity of our world our place in it. Whether it be Language, Literature, History, Philosophy, or Religion, the Department of  Humanities will prepare you for success in any field you choose by teaching you how to listen more carefully, to read with greater understanding, and how to write more effectively, all while acquiring a better understanding of the language, literature, history, philosophy and religion of the wider world.  "We live in a rich and diverse world. The more we know about the people in it, what they think about it, and why they think so, the better we’ll do…no matter what we choose to do for a living.” 
 
 

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Dr. Thomas McKenna

Interim Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Professor Mc Kenna is an interdisciplinary scholar in the history of philosophy, religion, and the arts. He is a poet and has edited the short run journal Holler: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, now part of the permanent collection of the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston, West Virginia. As a professor, Dr. McKenna says his goal is to help students understand that the answers to life’s big questions vary, but that it is important to understand everyone else’s answers to better grasp the rich diversity of our world our place in it. Whether it be Language, Literature, History, Philosophy, or Religion, the Department of  Humanities will prepare you for success in any field you choose by teaching you how to listen more carefully, to read with greater understanding, and how to write more effectively, all while acquiring a better understanding of the language, literature, history, philosophy and religion of the wider world.  "We live in a rich and diverse world. The more we know about the people in it, what they think about it, and why they think so, the better we’ll do…no matter what we choose to do for a living.” 
 
 

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