Brian McCann (MS ’95) has been with the FarmHouse International Staff for over 20 years, starting as an undergraduate consultant in 1996 on the design of the first website for the fraternity and later transitioning into his continued web manager support role.
Brian graduated from Mississippi State University in 1998 with a degree in Broadcast Meteorology, and took a job in Corpus Christi, TX as a television weatherman with the local NBC station. He returned to MSU in 1999 to take over the News Director’s position at WMSV radio and pursued a Master’s degree in Meteorology, and later a Ph.D. in Science Education. From 2001 to 2014, he rose to the rank of Associate Professor at MSU and served as the leader and co-leader on several multi-million dollar grant projects aimed at creating and improving distance education opportunities for grade school teachers of earth and ocean sciences.
In 2014, Brian left Mississippi State University and started his own company, the Center for Educational and Training Technology in Atlanta, GA, which helps to develop websites, distance learning materials and courses for educational institutions and private companies. He is also an adjunct professor at Strayer University, where he teaches undergraduate courses in Physical Science and graduate courses in adult education.
Originally from Memphis, TN, Brian served as the faculty advisor for the Mississippi State chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity from 1999 to 2008 and was a member of the local Association Executive Board from 2000 to 2010. In his free time, he enjoys storm spotting/chasing and is an amateur radio enthusiast.