Joe Flynn: 2020 POY Finalist

Joe Flynn

Professor / Department Chair of Business, Culinary Arts, and Paralegal Studies

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Ballot Information

  • Current Department Chair (Business, Culinary Arts, Paralegal Studies in the Fall).
  • Served as Assistant Coordinator for the New Faculty Orientation program.
  • Served as a podium trainer. Former member of the Honor’s Committee.
  • Former member of The Democracy Commitment committee.
  • Current member of the faculty’s Executive Committee.
  • Participated with the Business Club.
  • Served on multiple hiring committees including outside of my department.
  • Served on multiple non-tenured faculty evaluation teams.
  • Presented multiple times on College Learning Days.
  • Presented multiple times for 6th Grade Career Days and High School Career Days held on campus.
  • Presented to the following groups on campus: TRIO (financial literacy), Honor’s Students (Budgeting), and Recreation Management (Financial Wellness).
  • DECA competition judge.
  • Responsible for bringing MicroGrade software to campus; as well as, conducting multiple training sessions and providing support for faculty.
  • Wrote the departmental final exams for both Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting courses.
  • Developed both Financial and Managerial Accounting as online courses.
  • Developed the Personal Finance class for both the classroom and online.
  • Developed Computer Applications in Accounting for online and hybrid.
  • Created supplemental materials for students (videos and practice problems).
  • Created supplemental accounting problems for professors teaching the Business Math course.
  • Created a course on Canvas with resources for our department.
  • Took the lead in a substantial revision to the Business Department’s curriculum.
  • Help organize Advisory Board meetings.
  • Attended many workshops and conferences to better my teaching skills.
  • Nominated for Professor of the Year at least seven times (I cannot find all the certificates).
  • Nominated for Master Teacher of the Year.
  • Reprographics Award winner.
  • Outside of MVCC: Dyer Babe Ruth Baseball manager and member of the Board of Directors.
  • Also served as treasurer even after my sons were too old to play in the league.
  • Served on the Marriage Ministry committee at my church.
  • My wife and I gave workshops on marriage to engaged couples.