Linda Waymire, 2013
- Professor, School of Mathematics
- DSC employee since 2001
Degrees and schools where awarded: A.A., Daytona State College; B.A., University of Central Florida; M.A., Georgia Southern University.
Career/Professional honors: Earning the rank of professor.
Outside interests: Family and friends, hiking, travel, geology, gardening.
What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I was a stay-at-home-mom to two boys, then went to graduate school and taught math at Georgia Southern University. I joined the Daytona State College faculty in 2001.
What professional projects are you working on right now? Master Faculty Alumnus projects and supporting the ongoing efforts and programs of the School of Mathematics.
What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? I have enjoyed working with the great faculty in the Math Department and with dedicated faculty and support staff at the college overall!
What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? This may sound hokey, but I sincerely want to make a difference in helping my students achieve their goals.
In life? To live my Christian values every day.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? Trust in the good news of the Gospel!
One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I enjoy rocks and geology.
Last book read: Bible, Geology, The Chamber, War and Peace
If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Oldest son says, “Love Potion #9” ~~ ;)
If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be: Stephen the Martyr, my maternal grandmothers and my Dad.
The Daytona State of Mind to me is many professionals who love their discipline, enriching the lives of our students!