Featured Faculty Friday – Carl Isaacson

Carl IsaacsonJanuary 25, 2013

Dr. Carl Isaacson

Professor of Communications

Getting to know you…

What is your favorite sandwich?

A creation of my own kitchen – the “Reubenson” – a Swede oriented variation on the Reuben.

What is your family like?

Like a tree planted by water

What is your favorite hobby?

My vocation, videography

Do you still have your tonsils?

Yep. All body parts except for some muscle on my left leg.

Would you bungee jump?

Nope.

What is your favorite cereal?

Something other than cereal

Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?

Nope.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Red

Mountain Hideaway or Beach House?

Beach

What is your favorite sport or television show to watch?

Big Bang Theory

Do you have a special talent?

Yep, but it’s a secret.

Where were you born?

Chicago

What is one thing that you wish everybody knew about you?

That I’m a genius

Getting to know your program…

What is your academic area?

Communication

What is your favorite course to teach?

The basic courses

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Interacting with students

What is the worst part of your job?

Assigning grades

If you could describe your teaching style in one word, what would it be?

Odd

What three things would you want all students to know or do?

To speak properly, to think logically, to write beautifully

What makes your academic area important?

Most of the fundamental skills the college wants students to gain through the General Education program are taught in my department.