Q&A with Juanita Carlile

What do you do here OKWU?

I am adjunct faculty for Nursing.

What do you like most about teaching at OKWU?

I love the Christian atmosphere. It is wonderful knowing that everyone we work with are people of faith.

How did you end up here?

A friend, Teresa Frazier, told me that Dr. Gaddis needed an instructor. I called him and here I am.

Where did you originally call home?

I was born in Pryor, OK.

Where did you go to school and what did you study there?

I went to LPN school in Loveland, CO. I received an ADN from Rogers State College. I received my BSN from Northeastern State University. I went back to school and earned a M.Ed. from UCO and a M.S.N. from University of Phoenix.

What is your family like?

I have a wonderful husband, who is retired Navy. Between us, we have three daughters, seven grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

What hobbies, activities, or topics do you most like spending time on?

I love walking in nature, reading, quilting, crocheting, and knitting.

What is one interesting fact that many people might not know about you?

I did travel nursing for two years.

What is the most interesting country you have visited or would like to visit? Why?

I have not been out of the United States. We have a motorhome and we have been in quite a few states in the U.S. I find our country very beautiful and full of surprises.

If you could go back and meet any one famous historical figure, who would you pick and why?

I would love to talk with Benjamin Franklin. He seemed to have a very active imagination and brought many of his ideas to life.

Share this

About the author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *