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Holly Mitchell

Instructor of Mathematics and Statistics

Contact Information

Wubben Science Center 134-J

970.248.1956

hmitchell@coloradomesa.edu

Education 

MS, Mathematics with a Statistical Emphasis: Texas Woman's University
BS, Mathematics: Texas Woman's University 

Biography 

Holly Mitchell has taught courses for college mathematics, financial and quantitative literacy and precalculus, but her main passion is teaching introductory statistics courses. 

Math is described by many students as “difficult”, and she believes that it is crucial to reduce the math anxiety that students feel by fostering confidence for growth and an excitement for learning. Mitchell believes it is extremely fulfilling to watch students learn and grow throughout the semesters and to grow along with them.

Mitchell's main focus and passion is showing students the importance of understanding how statistics is apart of everyday life. She tries to engage students by discussing the real-world applications of statistics and showing them how vital statistics are to our ever-changing world. 

Mitchell moved to Grand Junction with her husband in 2017 after living in Texas her entire life. She's very excited to have the outdoor opportunities that are available in the Colorado and Utah. Mitchell and her husband love to hike, backpack and camp, and they are excited to get more experience with skiing and snowshoeing.

View Holly Mitchell's curriculum vitae