Cathy Boys



Department

Agriculture
Role: Faculty
Campus: West Plains

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Agriculture
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775

Details

Education

  • MS, Missouri State University (2001)
  • MBA, Missouri State University (2000)
  • BS, Mo Univ of Sci & Technology (1987)

Teaching

Fall 2016

  • AGR 100 Food Security
  • CIS 200 Critical/Creative Thinking using IT
  • EGR 100 Careers in Engineering
  • EGR 110 Intro to Engineering Design
  • LWE 299 Law Enforcement Internship
  • QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics

Professional experience

  • Division Chair of Business, AppliedTechnology and Public Service (8/2004 to present)
  • Associate Dean of Business and Applied Technology (1.2003 to 7/2004)
  • Division Chair of Enhanced Technology (7/1999 to 12/2002)
  • Plant Manger, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (1/1997 to 1/1999)
  • Superintendent of Formula Quality Control and Training, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (3/1992 to 12/1996)
  • Coordinator of Training and Compliance, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (6/1988 to 2/1992)

Professional Organizations

  • Enactus, Sam Walton Fellow
  • National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Entrepreneurship (7/2002 to present)
  • Instructor of Industrial and Manufacturing Technologies (1/1999 to 6/2002)

Campus Service

  • Academic Planning and Program Coordination Committee
  • Agriculture Advisory Committee Coordinator
  • Christian Campus House Faculty Advisor
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Enactus Faculty Advisor
  • Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee Coordinator
  • Faculty Senate
  • Public Affairs Committee
  • Student Academic Advisor

Research and professional interests

  • Food Security
  • Service Learning

Other interests

Community Service

  • Genesis Church Tech Team
  • Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) Advisory Committee
  • Trillium Trust Foundation Board (President)
  • West Plains High School Agriculture Advisory Committee
  • West Plains High School A+ Advisory Committee
  • West Plains Zizzers Cross Country, Track and Field Volunteer

Personal Website

Awards and honors

  • West Plains Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2016)
  • President's Volunteer Service Award (2012-2013)
  • Dean's Merit Award for Meritorious Accomplishment in University Service (2010-2011)
  • Howell County Farm Family (2010)
  • Extension Leaders Honor Roll (2009)
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008)
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers (2002)
  • Business & Professional Women (BPW) Young Careerist of the Year (2000)