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Science Division

Jacob (Jay) VanHouten, Professor

Contact Information

Jacob VanHouten
Email: jwvanhou@delta.edu
Phone: 989-686-9315
Office: F204

 

Courses Taught

  • BIO 111W, Principles of Biology
  • BIO 116W, Winter Ecology
  • BIO 119, Stream Ecology
  • BIO 123, Survey of Michigan Plant Communities
  • BIO 219, Stream Ecology: Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Research
  • BIO 172W, Integrated General Biology II 
  • CPI 110, Introduction to Chemical Process Industries
  • CPI 120, Introduction to Process Operations 
  • ENV 100W, Environmental Regulations
  • ENV 130W, Pollution Prevention
  • ENV 151W, HAZWOPER Training
  • ENV 152, Emergency Response to Industrial Spills
  • ENV 153, Confined Space Training
  • ENV 154, Hazardous Materials Shipping and Handling
  • ENV 310W, Environmental Site Assessments
  • ENV 320W, Environmental Management Systems

Educational Background

  • MS, Central Michigan University
  • BS, Ferris State University
  • AAS, Alpena Community College

Area(s) of Interest

  • Aquatic Macro-invertebrates
  • Stream Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Emergency Response
  • Outdoor Writing
  • Photography

Awards/Recognition

  • Ormond E. Barstow and Ludo K. Frevel Award for Scholarly Achievement, 2011
  • League of Innovation for teaching excellence Award, 2010
  • Don Laughner Award for Creative Change, 2010
  • Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Best Outdoor Writer, Magazine - 2008
  • TRENDS Outstanding Occupational Educator Award, 2006
  • NISOD Award for Teaching Excellence, 2005
  • Bergstein Award for Teaching Excellence, 2005

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