Cathy Boys



Department

Engineering & Computer Information Systems
Role: Faculty
Campus: West Plains

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Engineering & Computer Information Systems
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775

Details

Education

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

Teaching

  • CIS 200 Critical/Creative Thinking using IT
  • CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business
  • EGR 100 Careers in Engineering
  • EGR 110 Intro to Engineering Design
  • EGR 297 Engineering in a Global Environment
  • 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 Manager, 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

  • National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor of Computing and Engineering (7/2017 to present)
  • Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Entrepreneurship (7/2002 to 6/2017)
  • Instructor of Industrial and Manufacturing Technologies (1/1999 to 6/2002)

Campus Service

  • Academic Planning and Program Coordination Committee
  • Christian Campus House Faculty Advisor
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Distance Learning Committee
  • Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT) Committee
  • Student Academic Advisor

Research and professional interests

  • Service Learning

Other interests

Community Service

  • Genesis Church Tech Team
  • Trillium Trust Foundation Board
  • West Plains Zizzers Cross Country, Track and Field Volunteer

 

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)