Amy G. Hurst earned her doctorate degree from Oklahoma State University in Biomedical Sciences in 2005. Following a post-doctoral position in protein biochemistry, she began her career as a Professor in Biological Sciences for Rose State College in 2006. Amy has taught both Majors and Non-Majors Biology, Microbiology, Zoology, and Biotechnology courses. In addition to teaching, she is also the Biological Science coordinator and has served as Faculty Senate president. Amy’s greatest pride and joy are her 2 sons, Tanner who is a freshman in college, and Logan who is in middle school. Both boys keep her very busy supporting them in their academic and athletic pursuits and continue to help her grow as an academic. In her free time, Amy is trying to run a half marathon in all 50 states before she turns 50.