Dr. Allison P. Palumbo is a tenured English faculty member at Big Bend Community
Dr. Jim Hamm has been teaching at Big Bend since 1993. In that time he has primarily taught physics, astronomy, and science courses, although he has at one time or another taught almost every mathematics course from pre-algebra through differential equations. The only math courses he has missed are statistics, first-quarter calculus, and linear algebra. Before Jim came to Big Bend he taught for a couple of years part-time at Edmonds Community
|“I’m happy and so proud to introduce Dr Dennis Knepp who was born
and raised in Wichita Kansas as a teenager he worked as a machinist
that his father's business and drove a 1967 Camaro …
that did not have a seatbelt. He started college at Wichita State
University as an engineering student, but eventually found his own path as a
philosophy major. Dennis went to graduate school at Washington University in
St. Louis where he met Jennifer McCarthy, the rest, they say, is history and together
they moved to Moses Lake, in 2000 when Dennis accepted the data and Big Bend
Community College. Dennis has a very long list of published work and we are
proud to have him at our college." -- Dr. Sara Thompson-Tweedy
|"Okinawa, Japan is where I call home. I was born in the
pottery district of the capital city, Naha, on that tropical island
until I left at 18. My mother was Okinawan and my
father was from West Virginia. The benefit of two cultures has
left me enriched with the qualities of both. Although
my art training is in the classical western tradition, my
esthetics have always been eastern. I married young and raised
a family before I went to school and trained to be an artist.
I always knew I would train in art and had no desire for anything else...."
Dr. Owens was a percussionist in the US Army band, which gave him the opportunity to
When he lived in Germany a friend asked me to help with his drummers and at that
He earned my Ph.D. and Masters in Music from Kent State University.
|"The son of potato factory workers, Ricardo hails from
Othello,Washington and his works often draw from his
experience as a first-generation Mexican-American.
He is passionate about elevating the marginalized
voices from rural communities and takes pride in
being a conduit for cultural connection. His own
struggles straddling cultures provide insight to the
ifficulties of the Mexican migrant worker and their families....