Amy Hyman, Assistant Professor
"[I want my students] to think for themselves, to be able to view topics through different lenses and to believe in their own success."
- Master of Science, Emergency Management – Arkansas State University, 2017
The high points of my career are when students reach out and let you know that you made a positive difference in their life or changed how they view the world.
In which online degree program do you teach?
Why did you start teaching?
"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it." – Margaret Fuller
What advice would you give to those considering this program?
Online programs require time management skills and personal motivation. Those don't come naturally for many, so work on developing those skills. Also, communicate with your professor. It can make a world of difference.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
"Thinking in Systems: A Primer" by Donella H. Meadows. She shows how interconnected our world is and how decisions can affect those around you.
Tell us something your students may not know about you.
I love to bake when I'm stressed and would love to be on "The Great British Baking Show."
What do you want students to learn in your class(es)?
[I want my students] to think for themselves, to be able to view topics through different lenses and to believe in their own success.