Napa Valley College Faculty & Staff

Catherine Gillis
English Professor
English Program Coordinator
Puente Program English Professor
Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society) Advisor
Online Education Mentor


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Fall 2014 Courses:

Puente English 90 Composition
#55998 Rm. 1637 T/TH 1:30-3:15pm
Texts: Real Essays With Readings 4th ed (Anker), Chicano Chicanery 
(Chacon), Chicana Falsa (Serros), Songs From The Barrio (Rios)

This is a linked course. Student must also enroll in COUN 100 (#54203) and The Writing Center (#60748). Reserved for the Puente Program.


Online English 125 Critical Thinking/Comp
Click here for your Required Orientation
#739 click here about online education

Texts: Signs of Life in the USA 7th ed. (Maasik), The Facebook Effect (Kirkpatrick), MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
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Office: 1735F (1st floor, McCarthy Library)
Phone: 256-7411
Hours: M: 9-11pm, 1:30-3pm,
T/TH: 9-12pm, 3:30-4:30pm 
by appt.

Earnings and Education:
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