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School of Arts & Humanities Faculty Profiles

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​​​Melissa Bader
Melissa Bader
English

With over twenty-nine years of experience as an educator, Ms. Bader has served as English professor and leader (wearing many hats) at the college and beyond.
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​​​Michael Bobo
Michael Bobo
Humanities

Michael Bobo is an Associate Professor of Humanities with twenty years of teaching experience in Humanities, English as a Second Language, and Religious Studies.
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​​​Araceli Covarrubias
Araceli Covarrubias
Spanish

Araceli Covarrubias is a Spanish professor. She earned an associate of art degree from Santa Ana College, a baccalaureate and master’s degree in Spanish from California State University, Long Beach.
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​​​Kim Kamerin
Kim Kamerin
Music Industry Studies

Professor Kamerin is an award-winning educator and twenty-year veteran of the music classroom.
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​​​​​​Brady Kerr
Brady Kerr
Music Industry Studies

Brady Kerr is a Grammy nominated educator, a voting member of The Recording Academy, a certified Instructor in Pro Tools (the industry-standard recording software used in music production), and a full-time faculty of Music Industry Studies at Norco College.
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​​​Dominique Hitchcock
Dr. Dominique Hitchcock
Spanish and French

Dr. Dominique Hitchcock was born in the south of France and received her education from the University of Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV, with majors in French Literature and Spanish Linguistics.
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​​​José Sentmanat
José Sentmanat
Philosophy

Upon completion of his military service after graduating high school, José Sentmanat earned his B.A. in philosophy from Florida International University in Miami, Florida, in 1991.
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​​​​​​Walter Stevens
Walter Stevens
Theater Arts

Walter “Buck” Stevens is Professor of Theatre Arts at Norco College in California, and has been at the college since 1995.
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School of Business & Management Faculty Profiles

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​​​Adam Martin
Adam Martin
Business Administration

Adam Martin is a full-time faculty member of Norco College. He teaches in the areas of business administration and entrepreneurship.
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​​​Patty Worsham
Patty Worsham
Business Administration

Patty Worsham never enjoyed studying accounting. That's ironic because now, she teaches it.
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School of Social & Behavioral Sciences Faculty Profiles

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​​​Alexis Gray
Dr. Alexis Gray
Anthropology

Dr. Alexis ​Gray is recognized for her skilled and effective teaching and program development, and for her work as Chair for the Program Review Committee through two accreditation cycles.
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​​​Sarah Burnett
Dr. Sarah Burnett
Early Childhood Education

One wrong turn transformed Dr. Sarah Burnett’s life.
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​​​Sigrid Williams
Dr. Sigrid Williams
Administration of Justice

Dr. Williams is a dedicated advocate for the Administration of Justice discipline and students at Norco College.
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School of STEM Faculty Profiles

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​​​James Finley
James Finley
Game Development

For many people, James Finley has a dream career. By day, he is the studio director and CEO of Broken Circle Studios.
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​​​Virgil Lee
Virgil Lee
Chemistry

Dr. Virgil Lee was nominated Mustang of the Month by more than one person; each described his inclusive spirit, keen editing eye, and above all his sense of fairness.
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​​​Judy Perry
Judy Perry
Computer Science and Game Development

Judy Perry has a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s in Industrial and Systems Engineering from USC, but she is not an engineer.
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​​​​​​Paul Van Hulle
Paul Van Hulle
Manufacturing Technology

Paul Van Hulle tells his students all the time that if he can be a success, they can be one as well. That statement is normally met with confusion, until they learn that he has struggled many years with dyslexia.
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Norco College Retired Faculty Profiles

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​​​Rex Beck
Rex Beck
Business Administration
(Retired in June 2022)

Most people aren’t lucky enough to have one long, successful career, never mind two. But that’s exactly what Rex Beck has had, and he’s still going strong in the second.
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​​​Cathy Brotherton
Cathy Brotherton
Computer Information Systems
(Retired in June 2020)

Some of Cathy Brotherton’s students weren’t even born yet when she began teaching, that’s how long she’s been making an impact on the Riverside area’s education system.
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​​​Gail Zwart
Dr. Gail Zwart
Business & Management
(Retired in June 2020)

Dr. Gail A. Zwart was once a college dropout. She only stayed out for six months, but it was long enough to realize that working a minimum wage job was not what she wanted for herself or her future.
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