My favorite thing about [UAGC] is their commitment to the broad intellectual, personal, and professional growth of their students.
Marc R. Hnytka, MS
Core Faculty Online - Instructor
Marc R. Hnytka is a Core faculty member and instructor in the Center for Enhancement of First Year Experience at the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC). He holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Ohio State University. He is working towards his PhD in Environmental Science on a part-time basis. Marc began his career in higher education in 2003 as a Resident Advisor assisting and counseling students. Since then, he has worked in a variety of formal and informal educational settings including serving as a teaching fellow for the National Science Foundation from 2009 to 2011 and as a graduate teaching assistant for the Center for Life Science Education at OSU. Since starting at UAGC in 2013, Marc's academic focus includes broad applications of environmental issues to business and governance. His favorite thing about teaching for UAGC is helping to facilitate an environment of collaborative learning where students can discover new ideas and perspectives together. He has embraced a student-centered approach with a philosophy of challenging and supporting his students in their academic pursuits.
Marc was selected for a National Science Foundation teaching fellowship from 2009 to 2011 where he worked on the Sugar Creek Watershed improvement project. He was also a contributing author on the Clintonville Community Sustainability Plan, the Global Trade Analysis Project: Global Forestry Data for the Economic Modeling of Land Use, and the book: Economic Valuation of River Systems.
In addition to multiple internal teams and committees, he also serves on the Fisher College of Business Honors Cohort Program Alumni Advisory Board as chair of the On-boarding committee.