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    Mark L. Secord  

     Dean of Academics 

    Email: secordm@coastalbend.edu  

    Phone: 361-354-2527 

    Office: Latcham Academic, 152A 

  •  Biography  

    Mark Secord received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso where he majored in biology.  He received his Masters of Science degree in wildlife management from the University of Montana, Missoula.  He has also attended Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi where he has taken graduate courses in biology.   

     During his tenure at Coastal Bend College, Mark Secord taught Anatomy & Physiology (BIOL 2401 & 2402), Zoology (BIOL 1413), Environmental Science (BIOL 2306), Nutrition (BIOL 1322), Microbiology (BIOL 2420), and General Biology (BIOL 1408).  He has taught both online and face-to-face offerings.  In addition, he has served as a Division Chair, Assistant Grant Director, Oasis/Stem Grant Director and Vice-President of Instruction.  Currently, he is the Dean of Academics.   

     Mark Secord is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys traditional archery, fly fishing, kayaking, taxidermy, and gardening.  He is a strong advocate of applied learning and proactive student engagement.