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Eggs ‘n issues
February 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Dr. Fred Strickland has an interesting background and history. He was here before when he was on active duty with the United States Air Force. He was here in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He left in 1984 for assignments in South Korea, in Washington DC, and in San Antonio Texas.
Dr. Strickland has seven academic degrees with three of these in the computing academic area. His last degree was a PhD in computer science that he earned in 2008 from Auburn University.
Dr. Strickland has taught adult college students since the late 1970s. He has real world experience from working with two Alabama state government agencies.
Dr. Strickland understands the need to re-invent education in order to better serve the modern student of today. He understands that education can be a ticket to a better life and can be a means to improve the local economy. He has numerous ideas that he would like to implement at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
On a personal note, Dr. Strickland is married to the former Sharyn Lynn Fischer of Hollywood Florida. They have one adult son and four grandchildren.
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