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Falcon Spotlight- Shana Deyo

Shana Deyo

Shana Deyo, 2012

  • Associate Professor, Bachelor of Applied Science Program
  • DSC employee since 2008

Degrees and schools where awarded: B.S., Florida State University; J.D.,  Faulkner University, Jones School of Law; postgraduate hours in Corporate and Public Communication, Florida State University.

Career/Professional honors:  Presidential Medallion of Teaching Excellence, 2011

Outside interests:  Public/Motivational speaking, pottery

I teach because I strive to inspire my students to be their best, do their best and believe in their best, to become leaders by “leading by example.”

What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College?   I have been a practicing attorney since 2002, worked in a law practice until 2005, then as director of planning and research, GLC project coordinator, legal advisor and adjunct faculty member for Wallace Community College in Dothan, Ala.

What projects are you working on right now?  My four online business writing sections in fall A, helping with the strategic planning process as the co-chair, serving as Faculty Senate secretary, and developing work session materials as the cohort coordinator for LDI III. 

What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience?  The camaraderie among employees and other faculty.

What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? To work hard and someday reach senior professor status.

One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I have broken my neck twice, the first time in a car wreck (9 years old), and the second time when I hit my neck on the side of a trampoline (12 years old). Thankfully, neither injury left me with any real lifetime impairment.

Last book read:  “What to Expect: The Toddler Years” by Arlene Eisenberg

If they could bottle your personality what would the label read?  Completer

If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be:  Abe Lincoln, Bernie Mac, Oprah and Elvis.

The Daytona State of Mind to me is: Our mission hits it perfectly:  A place for “teaching, learning and innovation.”  That’s what I see here daily.

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Last updated: 2014-09-11T18:35:00.375Z