Instructing first year writing and ENGL 201 Nonfiction Writing has been the main focus of Special Lecturer Marian Thomas at Boise State since 1996. Since 2007, she has served as the Concurrent Enrollment Liaison for the First Year Writing Program. After receiving a B.A. degree from Idaho State University, she instructed junior and senior high school before receiving her M.A. degree at Boise State University. She considers the Boise Valley the perfect place to live and work.