“The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.”



Education
    B.S. Texas A&M State University
    (Biology and Mathematics)
    M.S. Stephen F. Austin State University
    Post-graduate studies: Virginia Tech
    NSF Short Courses: University of Alaska, Anchorage

Experience
    Vertebrate Museum Student Curator, SFASU
    Biology Instructor:
           Bee County College (1983 – 89)
           North Harris College (1989 – present)
    Honors Biology Faculty (1994 – present)

Awards
    NHC Faculty Excellence Award (1995, 2002)
    Balcomb Award - 1997
    (Advancement of Community College Science)
    NHC Writing Award (1995 – 98, 2001, 2002)
    Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
    (1998, 2000, 2002, 2003)

Philosophy
    Work Hard--Do your best--Keep your word--
    Never get too big for your britches-- Trust in God--
    Have no fear--and Never forget a friend.
    -Harry S. Truman
Courses
      BIOL 1406 - Biology I (for majors)
          Syllabus
      BIOL 1407 - Biology II (for majors)
          Syllabus
      BIOL 1408 - Biology I (for nonmajors)
          Syllabus
Campus Addresses
      Office: Winship 206A
      Voice Mail: 281-618-5770
      E-Mail: mary.durant@lonestar.edu

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