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Ms. Melissa B. Miner

Areas of expertise/Research interests: Adult medical-surgical nursing

What do you like most about teaching at Penn State Fayette? I like the collegial and collaborative environment both in and out of the classroom.

What do you like most about Penn State Fayette students? Their intrinsic motivation and passion to learn.

What inspires students the most in your classes and/or your academic area? Didactic lecture of bringing real-life scenarios from the clinical setting into the classroom setting. This stimulates much critical thinking.

What is your favorite class to teach, and why? Physical Examination & Health Assessment.  I love to see the students demonstrate their understanding of the concepts in an organized fashion.

What kinds of unique opportunities are available to students in your classes or department? Utilization of simulations in a safe and non-threatening environment.

What is your favorite quote? “Get a good idea and stay with it. Do it, and work at it until it’s done right.”—Walt Disney

Senior Instructor
BioMed Building 214