Faculty Focus: Dennis Attawia

DENNIS ATTAWIA

College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Dennis Attawia

Title: Associate Professor, Online Full Time Faculty

Years at GCU: Two years

Academic degrees: B.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology, master's in Information Systems Management

Notable employment in your field: Measuring While Drilling Engineer at Schlumberger; Director, Information Technology Department at Vatterott College

What are you most passionate about in your field? Training -- helping others to achieve their full potentials in the industry

What aspect of your teaching style is the most distinctive and/or memorable? I have the exceptional ability to explain complex concepts in ways that students with no background in the field or those who are struggling even after thorough research on a topic, can understand. I can’t count the number of times I’ve had students tell me, “Now I understand. You have been so helpful.”

What do you like to do for fun in your spare time? Watch movies, read mostly science fiction novels.

What is something interesting about you that most people don't know? I used to wear dreadlocks. I wanted to be a Rastafarian.

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David said to Michal, "It was before the Lord, who chose me rather than your father or anyone from his house when He appointed me ruler over the Lord’s people Israel — I will celebrate before the Lord. (2 Samuel 6:21)

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