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Barbra Moss


"Director of the Academic Success Center

Director of the Testing Center

Director of Developmental Writing"


"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." ~The White Queen

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." ~Benjamin Franklin


Contact Information

Office Location: EIT 151, Elko Campus
Phone:775.753.2144, Fax: 775.753.1602
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  • BA, Brigham Young University, 1972
  • ME, Western Governors University, 2009


Recommended Reading

  • Doubt, John Patrick Shanley
  • The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
  • Proof, David Auburn
  • Gilead, Marilynne Robinson


Recommended Web Links


  • Family
  • Hiking
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Poohsticks


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ENG 095
Title:Basic Writing II
Catalog Description: Designed to develop writing skills. Focuses on the review of grammatical relationships, sentence patterns, punctuation, and usage, with concentration on writing expository paragraphs and essays. Students will have additional Academic Success Center requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, the student may move directly into ENG 101. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. (Formerly ENG 095, Effective Writing)
ENG 221
Title:Writing Fiction
Catalog Description: The writing of fiction in a workshop setting. Students are required to produce several works of short fiction. [F]
ENG 408B
Title:Tutoring Student Writers
Catalog Description: This course is required for all English-secondary education majors. Students serve an internship in the GBC Academic Success Center learning strategies for helping students improve their writing skills, organizational skills, and grammar skills in one-on-one writing conferences.

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Eric at the Berlin Wall

Eric in Worthing

Michael at the White House

Eric and Elizabeth at the Shakespeare Festival

Elizabeth, Michael, and Eric

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