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educator , foreign language educator

Pierre Fernand Fassie, French foreign language educator. Fellow, University Illinois, 1974-1975, National Endowment Humanities, 1984. Member of Planetary Society, National Geographic Society, Smithsonian, University Illinois Alumni Association (life), Pi Delta Phi.

Background

Fassie, Pierre Fernand was born on September 14, 1950 in Vaison-la-Romaine, France. Arrived in United States, 1973. Son of Noel F. and Fernande Louisette (Jouvent) Fassie.

Education

Student, University Provence, 1968—1973; Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1983.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant University Illinois, Urbana, 1975—1978. Instructor French Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, 1978—1983, assistant professor, 1983—1985. Teacher French and Spanish (International Baccalaureate - AP) Roanoke City Public School, 1985 - 2017. Retired.

Works

  • book

    • Voix d'Exécution

      (106 pages. in8. Broché.)

      1985

Membership

National Geographic Society, Pi Delta Phi, Planetary Society, Smithsonian Institution, Taubman Museum of Art (Roanoke, VA.), University Illinois Alumni Association (life), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA.).

Interests

  • Politicians

    None

  • Artists

    Dutch Golden Age. Vermeer. Velázquez. Renoir.

  • Sport & Clubs

    None

  • Athletes

    None

  • Other Interests

    World cinema, especially U.K., France, Spanish-speaking countries, and science fiction movies. Philately: 8 June 1948, Air India International first flight covers.

Connections

Married Mary Jo Downing, June 22, 1974. Children: Vanessa Laure, Nathalie Claire.

father:
Noel F.

mother:
Fernande Louisette (Jouvent) Fassie

spouse:
Mary Jo Downing - USA - Teacher of French retired.

child:
Vanessa Laure Fassie

child:
Nathalie Claire Fassie