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College president and community members at ribbon cutting


  • Amanda Dunn headshot

    Faculty Spotlight - Amanda Dunn

    September 20, 2022
    She’s an avid hiker and record-holding powerlifter who loves to read. Psychology professor Amanda Dunn is a new mom who brings her passion for mental health to her classroom as well as her private therapy practice and her work with a local non-profit organization. Read more to learn how Amanda’s unique talents contribute to the Aims community.
  • Megan Friesen hang gliding at lookout mountain

    Faculty Spotlight - Megan Friesen

    September 12, 2022
    She’s hiked across Spain on the Camino de Santiago, loves to sew, and hang glides off the sides of mountains every chance she gets. English professor Megan Friesen is equally passionate about helping students find their voice in writing and fuel their imaginations with the endless possibilities books provide. Read more to learn about Megan’s positive impact on the Aims community.
  • Photo of Emma Murray

    Faculty Spotlight - Emma Murray

    August 29, 2022
    Kind, compassionate, and genuine are all ways to describe Emma Murray. Her passion for education and Biology knows no bounds. As a PhD in Ornithology, she is the bird expert in the group. Ask her about anything birds - especially about her beautiful bird shirt!
  • Photo of Dan Van der Vieren.

    Faculty Spotlight - Dan Van der Vieren

    August 19, 2022
    Dan truly strives for his students to experience the “light bulb moment.” He is encouraging, reflective, supportive, and always looking for ways to improve. He brings a positive attitude to any environment he is in.
  • Faculty member Lee McMains

    Faculty Spotlight - Lee McMains

    June 21, 2021
    Lee McMains came to Aims Community College in 2011 after working for a research manufacturing company as an applications engineer.