“A professor who had allowed me to rewrite a poorly planned, sloppily researched,
and carelessly revised assignment nudged me along the path toward a successful career.”
“It’s pretty incredible for an English professor to have such an impact on a student.
I only had Dr. (John) Bierk for two classes but, by giving me a break, he showed me
that you always need to give students a second chance and not assume that when they
come into your classroom they know everything they should know. I was always in awe
Professors who care inspire the best in their students. Small gestures can go a long
way toward creating a better future for students and the lives they touch.
Mrs. Dozier and her husband Don generously support the Southeast Center for Writing
Excellence and Harrison College of Business scholarships.