MA 125 Intermediate Algebra
S1E 2013 PE
Powell, Donato S. Sr.,
MS - Operations ResearchBS - Mechanical EngineeringAS - Mathematics
Camp Pendleton Campus
Saturday 1000 - 1200 or by appointment
January 14, 2013 - March 10, 2013
5:00 - 1030 PM
Textbook: Intermediate Algebra, 11th Ed. Authors: Lial, Hornsby, McGinnis Publisher: Addison - Wesley ISBN: 9780321715418
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: A scientific calculator is required
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Major Donato S. Powell Sr has over twenty-four years combined experience (enlisted and commissioned officer) in the Logistics and Operations Research field for the United States Marine Corps with multiple deployments enlisted and as an officer. He currently serves as the Deputy Command Inspector General for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego and Western Recruiting Region. 1997, he completed the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of California Davis and 9 months military officer training to follow in 1997 and 1998. October 1998, he was assigned to 3rd Marine Corps Aircraft Wing in support of combat aircraft missions.
August 2002, he attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California, earning a Master of Science degree in Operations Research and published thesis in September 2004. Subsequently, he received orders to Marine Corps Combat Development Command where he led the Marine Corps’ effort in its first co-development of a Combat Simulation Model and began teaching for Park University as an Adjunct Instructor (Business, Mathematics, and Computer Science).
June 2007, he returned to the Fleet Marine Force serving in two critical operational and strategic billets, Iraq and Afghanistan (i.e., July 2008 to March 2009 and February 2010 to March 2011 respectfully). Additionally in 2007, he began teaching for Park University Camp Pendleton campus when not deployed. May 2011, Major Powell served as the Executive Officer for Headquarters and Service Battalion during his assignment at MCRD.
His short-term goal is to complete his Doctorate at the National Graduate School of Quality Management where he is currently enrolled and participate in the Whitehouse Fellowship program. His midterm goal is to lead Marines as a Battalion Commander. His long-term goal is to start an Engineering and Science magnet school for inner city underprivileged children in Oakland California where he is a native and consult as an Operations Research expert for colleges and corporate industry.
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