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Benny "Eric" McCarty

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Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: MS Adult Education, BS Agribusiness
Research Interests: Technology in Education environment.



Benny "Eric" McCarty is a graduate of Berea College where he graduated with a degree in agribusiness. After completing his undergraduate, he joined the work force and started working for the Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy (IRAPP). He was hired on as the technical support consultant and computer labs manager and worked on numerous projects that dealt with GIS and GPS technologies throughout the region.

During his time at IRAPP, McCarty completed a Master’s of Science in Adult Education with an emphasis agriculture. During this time, he conducted many trips with his sister, helping her work on her dissertation about the agricultural burning issues in the southeast and the effects on air quality.  

Currently McCarty is working for the dean of College of Science as the IT services coordinator/technology liaison. In this current position, he helps in the day-to-day operations of the Center for Health and Education Research (CHER) building. He maintains the multi-media lab/testing center and works with technology issues that rise throughout the building. He also works with other departments in the college to purchase and plan technology requests as they arise. 

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Office Hours:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM