Blog category: Faculty Accomplishments

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ruth Wrightsman

October 3, 2017 by asmeltz
Dr. Ruth Wrightsman joined the Flathead Valley Community College faculty in 2009 and has since transformed the college’s biology department. A four-time National Science Foundation (NSF) awardee, Dr. Wrightsman created FVCC’s first biotechnology program and has inspired several students to...

Mirabai McCarthy

December 21, 2015 by Allison Smeltz
FVCC botany teacher leads jungle excursion Story by RYAN MURRAY/Daily Inter Lake, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Mirabai McCarthy likes ferns. That isn’t a typical way to describe someone, but for the botany professor at Flathead Valley Community College, it’s fitting....

Janice Alexander, PhD

December 21, 2015 by Allison Smeltz
FVCC professor returns from Australia projects By RYAN MURRAY/Daily Inter Lake, Monday, March 9, 2015 Photo credit: Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake After spending six months transforming a massive Australian university, a Flathead Valley Community College professor said returning to the comparably...

Ivan Lorentzen

December 21, 2015 by Allison Smeltz
Ivan Lorentzen calls joining the FVCC faculty in 1971 at the age of 24 a “fortunate accident” as his position was funded through a grant that was awarded at the last minute.  Forty years later, Lorentzen is still going strong...

Conrad Rauscher

December 21, 2015 by Allison Smeltz
Teacher sees technology as 'important part of our story' By RYAN MURRAY/Daily Inter Lake, Monday, April 13, 2015 Photo credit: Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake In Conrad Rauscher’s estimation, technology will be the lasting impact of the early 21st century. That’s...