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Dr. Julie Curless

Dr. Julie Curless

Dr. Julie Curless
Title: Director of General Education
Rank: Associate Professor
Dept: General Education
Office: 226
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2260
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: jcurless@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Attn: Dr. Julie Curless
Director of General Education
Midstate College
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 226 Tu,Th 11:30am–12:30pm


  • Ed.d Education - Teacher Leadership, 2012
    Walden University
  • M. A. Community Agency Counseling, 1999
    Bradley University
  • B. S. Business - Marketing, 1991
    Bradley University

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (1999–present)
    Full-time General Education Instructor
  • Illinois Central College (1998–1999)
    Adjunct faculty

    Over the course of a year taught classes in study skills development and life span issues.

  • Caterpillar, Inc. (1998–1999)
    Corporate Medical Department staff

    Hired short-term to help initiate and complete a marketing project for the Healthy Balance Program.

  • Methodist Hospital (1998–1999)

    Completed a required one year non-paid clinical internship for my masters program. Facilitated group counseling in the Partial Hospitalization program.

  • National Marine Sales (1993–1995)
    Media Placement Advisor

    Consulted with National Marine Sales on all media/advertising placement.

  • Soderstrom Dermatology Center, S. C. (1993–1997)
    Education and Marketing Director

    Developed and placed all advertising/public relations for Soderstrom Dermatology, Skin Dimensions, and Peoria Ambulatory Surgery Center. In addition, facilitated educational lectures on skin cancer, acne treatment, and other various skin ailments and worked closely with the Psoriasis and Scleroderms support groups.

  • Adams Outdoor Advertising (1991–1993)
    Sales/Business Development Manager

    Began my marketing career in sales of outdoor billboard advertising. Transitioned into the Business Development Manager while keeping and servicing a few key clients.