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Ms. Brenda Sanchez

Associate Professor, PTK Advisor

  • 620-779-1670

Ms. Sanchez is originally from SW Nebraska, receiving her MA in English with an emphasis in Great Plains Studies from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She received an award for being an outstanding graduate student for a compilation of writings about her husband, as well as a grant for researching African American Homesteaders in Nebraska. 

Her hobbies include writing everything from poetry to horror, riding her Honda NC700, baking sour dough bread and gourmet cupcakes, and reading a wide variety of books.

She loves cats, trolls, and the color pink.

University of Nebraska(Lincoln); 2002
Masters of Arts English, Great Plains Emphasis      
University of Nebraska(Kearney); 1998
Nebraska Teaching Certificate, English and History
Wayne State College; 1991
Bachelors of Arts English with minor in History
McCook Community College; 1988
Associates of Science, Academic Transfers
Teaching Experience
2010 - present
Director of Writing Center at Independence Community College, Independence, Kansas
2006 - present
Associate English Professor at Independence Community College, Independence, Kansas
2002 - 2007
Writing Tutor at Southeast Community College, Lincoln, Nebraska
1998 - 2000
Instructor at Bertrand Community School, Bertrand, Nebraska
1990 - 1991
Writing Tutor at Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraksa
Professional Writing Experience
Creative Non-fiction piece "A Fine Art" published in "Illuminations", a journal published by Southeast Community College,  2007.         
Writes monthly articles for a newsletter. 
Attended writing workshops facilitated by Linda Hasselstrom, noted author of creative non-fiction; Alicia Rasley, a published romance writer; and Ted Kooser, former United States Poet Laureate.
Currently revising essay based on my research of African American homesteaders in Nebraska to be published.
Edited academic and professional papers and reports for a diverse group throughout work and academic history.
Currently with Higher Learning Commission as a peer reviewer.
Awards, Honors, Community Service
2010 - present
Senior Vice President for post 1186 VFW Auxiliary.
2008 - present 
Chairperson for Family Selection Committee on the board for Habitat for Humanity
Publicity officer for Nebraska Romance Writers.
Nominee for LAMB Award (Lincoln area, Milford, and Beatrice outstanding adjunct).
Recipient of research grant from The Center of Great Plains Studies.
Nominee for the Robinson Award, University of Nebraska/Lincoln.


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Academic Building 126

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