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	Holly Beth
 	Beard

Holly Beth Beard

Instructor - Psychology

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact

Office: 803.822.3611
Email: beardh@midlandstech.edu
Location: Airport Campus, Robinson Building, 118

Courses

  • General Psychology (PSY-201)
  • Human Growth and Development (PSY-203)

Bio

Holly Beard, Psychology Instructor, holds degrees in Psychology from University of North Texas and Clemson University. She began teaching Psychology in 1999 and has been a full-time faculty member at Midlands Technical College since 2006. She previously taught Psychology at Piedmont Technical College and Columbia Jr. College (now South University). She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges, and the Society for Teaching of Psychology. She received the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award in 2010, the Midlands Technical College Service Learning Award in 2010, and the Midlands Technical College Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Award in 2012. She has delivered presentations on service learning at several regional conferences and has served on Faculty Council at Midlands Technical College.

Awards

  • National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award
  • Midlands Technical College Service Learning Award
  • Midlands Technical College Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Award
  • League for Innovations 2016 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award

Professional Activities

  • American Psychological Association
  • Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges
  • Society for Teaching of Psychology

Education

  • B.A. University of North Texas, Denton, TX
  • M.S. Clemson University, Clemson, SC