Putty, Ed



Office Location:B-218

Dept:Communications & Fine Arts

Title:Faculty, English


Ed.D. Higher Education, University of Houston

Internship, Brazosport College

M.A. English, Texas Tech University

B.A. English, Texas Tech University

Diploma, New Mexico Military Institute


Brazosport College (1973-present)

  • ·         Developmental Writing
  • ·         Developmental Reading
  • ·         Freshman Composition
  • ·         Technical Communication
  • ·         English Literature
  • ·         Journalism


Texas Tech University (1972-1973)

  • ·         Freshman Composition


New Mexico Military Institute Alumni Association

Texas Tech University Alumni Association

University of Houston Alumni Association

Texas State Rifle Association

National Rifle Association

Veterans of Foreign Wars—Lifetime Member

1st Recon Battalion Association—Lifetime Member

United States Seagoing Marine Association—Lifetime Member

Texas Community College Teachers Association

United States Marine Corps

Served 4 years, 1 month, and 2 days.  Assignments included Sea Duty with the Marine Detachment aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Hornet and airborne infantryman with 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California and in Okinawa, Taiwan, and South Vietnam.


Military Awards include Combat Action Ribbon and Navy Commendation Medal with Combat “V”.

Community Activity

Coaching youth soccer and baseball


Rhetoric Units, co-author, Brazosport College

Self-Instructional Units, co-author, Brazosport College

Master’s Thesis:  The Formative Impact Of Witchcraft On Renaissance Drama

Doctor’s Dissertation:  Predictors Of Success In A Selected Community College Freshman English Writing Program

Favorite Quotes

“I should have been a teacher.”

     Ross Horace Putty—Graduate of New Mexico Military Institute and The Texas Technological College,

     United States Army Calvary Officer and World War II veteran, farmer, and horseman

“I should have been a farmer.”

     Eddie Ross Putty