Connie Durrance is volunteering as an adjunct instructor of English at the university. She received a master’s degree in humanities from California State University, Dominguez Hills, where she specialized in Mark Twain and 19th century literature.
Additionally, she has been a foster mother of troubled, pregnant and abused teenaged girls. She has served as a board member and teen counselor of the Tallahassee Association of Teen Pregnancy, which was organized to offer alternatives other than abortion to pregnant teens.
Together, the Connie and her husband, Joe, co-founded a printing company called Durra-Print Inc. They also served for three years as host and hostess on Temple Square and as full-time missionaries and area welfare specialists in the Europe Area in Frankfurt, Germany. They have ten children and 23 grandchildren.
B.A., Florida State University, 1997; M.A., California State University at Dominguez Hills, 2006
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