Tori Baca has been tap dancing for over 51 years, performing as well as teaching.  She thought it would be fun to share her expertise to create a fun and interesting workout.

John Deats has served as the Director of the Fasken Learning Resource Center for many years.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of North Texas.  He has had a lifetime interest in movies and music.  He has provided various film classes for College Classics for over a decade.

Frank De La O received a B.A. in History from Texas A&M University, an M.A. in History of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and his Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at El Paso.  He has taught at Midland College since August of 2003.  Before teaching at MC, he worked as an Academic Advisor and adjunct instructor with MC as well as UTPB.  Currently, he serves as the Department Chair of History at Midland College.

Terry Gilmour is professor of government at Midland College. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from West Texas A&M and her Ph.D. in Political Science from Texas Tech University.

Nancy Hart worked full-time for many years at Midland College and now teaches as an adjunct.  She uses this course to justify the hours she spends on the Internet.  When she is not online, she lap swims, needlepoints, does puzzles and cares for a crew of canine teaching assistants.

Richard McKee is the Chief of Police at the Midland College Police Department and has held that position since 2012.  He has a total of 26 years of experience in all areas of law enforcement.  Chief McKee holds a Master’s degree from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin as well as a Master Peace Officer certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.  Chief McKee is an adjunct professor in Criminal Justice and he also oversees Emergency Management for Midland College.

Mona Milam has taught various forms of dance exercise for 40 years but clogging is a new passion.  Mona also teaches courses at COM Aquatics Inc.

Allison Williford Adjunct Professor of History – Allison Williford has been an educator in Midland, Texas for eleven years.  She received her B.A. in history in 2002 and her M.A. in history in 2014.  “My passion in life is researching history and teaching history.”


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