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Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Associate Professor
BEIT (BEIT)

Call, e-mail or visit me:
(276) 964-7703
michael.brown@sw.edu
Davis Hall DA-238

Programs & Services:
Instructional Technology & Graphic Design
Adventure Tourism & Outdoor Recreation
Information Systems Technology
Network Administration
Archery Coach
Outdoor Club/SwAT Advisor

Credentials:
Career Studies Certificate in Outdoor Interpretation and Education, Southwest Virginia Community College,
Richlands, VA
Graduated May 2018

Career Studies Certificate in Guide Essentials
Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, VA
Graduated August 2017

M.S. Degree in Engineering Technology
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Concentration: Technology
Thesis: Project Management Applied to Multimedia: The Arenas of Digital Animation and Web Design
Graduated December 1999

B.S. Degree in Engineering Technology
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Concentration: Engineering Design Graphics Technology
Graduated May 1994

A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology
Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, VA
Concentration: Drafting and Design Technology
Graduated May 1992
Certificate, Drafting, Graduated with High Honors

Awards & Recognitions:
NISOD Excellence Award
Chancellor’s Award of Excellence, Virginia Community College System
Horizon Award, Phi Theta Kappa, Virginia Region x2

Epsilon Pi Tau, The International Honor Society for Professions in Technology; Delta Nu Chapter, SWCC
USA Archery, Member
Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Member
National Association of Interpretation
American Canoe Association, Member
Southwest Adventure Team, Advisor and Member, SWCC
Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Member
American Motorcycle Association, Member
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society of Two Year Colleges
Upsilon Upsilon Chapter, SWCC, Advisor (2001 - 2013); Virginia Region, Regional Coordinator (2008 - 2012);
Virginia Region Alumni Association, Member (2007 - Present)

Certified Interpretive Trainer of CIG
Certified Interpretive Guide
Leave No Trace Master Educator
Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor
CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certified
CIW Foundations
Alias for Designers
USA Archery Instructor Level 2

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