A memory submitted by Helen Gibson-Ausbrooks, Class of 1996

My favorite instructor was not even in my major field. Dr. Edward Countryman awoke in me a love of American History I never knew I had! His classes inspired me to write a history of the Freed-slave community where I was raised. For generations of my family, yet to come, there is now a published tome of their family history for reference. Thank you Dr. Countryman.

In my major field of biology, my favorite instructor was Dr. Ubelaker. He made biology so much fun. As I embarked on my own career teaching college level biology courses, my students often commented that my biology courses were easy because I made them fun!. Thanks Dr. Ubelaker!