MT Engage Staff
Mary Hoffschwelle, Director
Dr. Hoffschwelle earned her master’s at the College of William and Mary and doctoral degree at Vanderbilt University, and began teaching at MTSU in 1992. She teaches general education courses in History as well as upper division and graduate seminars. Her teaching practice includes participating in Raider Learning Community course pairing Tennessee History and Science and Historypin Collections curated by Honors Tennessee History students for the Albert Gore Research Center. Prior to coming to MTSU, she was the Executive Director of Oaklands Historic House Museum.
She recently chaired the Academic Master Plan Subcommittee on Academic Quality and previously served on the General Education Committee, Planning Committee, and as Interim Director of the Albert Gore Research Center from January to July 2015.
Scott McDaniel, Assessment Coordinator
Dr. McDaniel earned his master’s in mathematics at MTSU and doctoral degree at Tennessee State University and began teaching at MTSU in 1995. He teaches general education courses in mathematics including statistics. His teaching practice includes flipped classroom and online instruction. He was a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology award in 2003 and 2015. He currently serves as Co-PI on an NSF grant developing modules for teaching statistics with pedagogies using active learning. He previously served as a statistical consultant for two Department of Justice Grants.
He currently serves on the Faculty Senate and previously served on the Grade Appeals Committee and the Advisory Committee for LT&ITC.
Lexy Denton, Assistant Director
Lexy Denton earned her master's and bachelor's degrees in business administration from MTSU. She worked as the assistant to the QEP committee chair during the development of MT Engage and as part of the QEP team during the University's reaccreditation meetings. She teaches Freshman Seminar (UNIV1010).
Lexy is an active volunteer within the Murfreesboro City School system and serves as the PTO President at her child's elementary school.
Jayme Brunson, Secretary
Jayme Brunson earned her bachelor's degree in Recording Industry from MTSU. As a student, she worked for Creative and Visual Services, Audio Maintenance, and Media Arts. She has also worked as an office manager for a guitar amplifier manufacturer.
Jayme is an avid participant in the Murfreesboro music community. She has volunteered with the Boro Fondo Music Festival, photographs various shows, and coordinates housing for traveling musicians.