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Putty, Ed
Office Location:B-218
Dept:Communications & Fine Arts
Title:Faculty, English




Ed.D. Higher Education, University of Houston

Internship, Brazosport College

M.A. English, Texas Tech University

B.A. English, Texas Tech University

Diploma, New Mexico Military Institute




Brazosport College (1973-present)

  • ·         Developmental Writing
  • ·         Developmental Reading
  • ·         Freshman Composition
  • ·         Technical Communication
  • ·         English Literature
  • ·         Journalism


Texas Tech University (1972-1973)

  • ·         Freshman Composition



New Mexico Military Institute Alumni Association

Texas Tech University Alumni Association

University of Houston Alumni Association

Texas State Rifle Association

National Rifle Association

Veterans of Foreign Wars—Lifetime Member

1st Recon Battalion Association—Lifetime Member

United States Seagoing Marine Association—Lifetime Member

Texas Community College Teachers Association


 United States Marine Corps


Served 4 years, 1 month, and 2 days.  Assignments included Sea Duty with the Marine Detachment aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Hornet and airborne infantryman with 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California and in Okinawa, Taiwan, and South Vietnam.


Military Awards include Combat Action Ribbon and Navy Commendation Medal with Combat “V”.


 Community Activity


Coaching youth soccer and baseball




Rhetoric Units, co-author, Brazosport College

Self-Instructional Units, co-author, Brazosport College

Master’s Thesis:  The Formative Impact Of Witchcraft On Renaissance Drama

Doctor’s Dissertation:  Predictors Of Success In A Selected Community College Freshman English Writing Program


 Favorite Quotes


“I should have been a teacher.”

     Ross Horace Putty—Graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and The Texas Technological College,

     United States Army Calvary Officer and World War II veteran, farmer, and horseman

“I should have been a farmer.”

     Eddie Ross Putty

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