Theresa Vanveelen

Life Science
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My Background

  • Hometown: Angola, Indiana
  • Professional Experience: For three different two-year terms, I have been the Life Science Department chairperson. Before beginning my teaching profession here at Muskegon Community College, I was the project coordinator for the Muskegon Lake and White Lake Areas of Concern for a few years and also a science program coordinator for another group.
  • Academic Degrees: BS with emphasis in Biology and Botany, Grand Valley State University, MS with certification in Ecology and Evolution, Michigan State University,
  • Classes Taught: BIOL 104 (general biology), BIOL 110 (environmental science), BIOL 120 (flowering plants), BIOL 120F (autumn flowering plants), BIOL 200 (biological evolution), BIOL 101BEL (Belize)

More About Me

  • Grew up on a lake and still enjoy the water: swimming, skiing, canoeing, boating
  • Mountains draw me for backpacking.
  • Bowhunting is both exhilarating and relaxing!
  • Lifetime Girl Scout