Sally Cissna

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Name: Sally Cissna
User Type: Faculty/Staff
Biography: Sally Cissna (also called Sara, but not by many or very long) grew up in Wisconsin and Illinois. She graduated in 1972 from Blackburn College (now University) with a BA in History and moved to Milwaukee. In 1977 she enrolled in the Architecture and Building Construction Engineering Technology (ABCET) program at MSOE and graduated with a BS in 1981. She worked for Johnson Controls (JCI) for 10 years and then returned to MSOE to teach in the then Architectural Engineering program teaching Plumbing, Fire Safety and HVAC courses. JCI and MSOE helped pay for grad school at UW-Whitewater and in 1991, she earned an MS in Speech Communication. She also earned a M.Div from Meadville Lombard Theology School in 1997. She now teaches Communication, Humanities and Ethics in General Studies at MSOE. She also teaches theology and communication at Marion University and communication at MATC. Proud moments include receiving the Johnson Controls award for excellence as a part time teacher in 2003 at MSOE, receiving the "Making a Difference for Women at MSOE" in 2005, and becoming an Oma (Grandma) on September 6, 2013. Hobbies: Geneology, Cross-stitching, RVing, and pets.
Department: General Studies
Title: Adjunct Associate Professor
Office Number: GM-305

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Member Since: Aug 28, 2013
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