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Leslie Loyd

Leslie Loyd

Instructor of English
Email: leslie.loyd@hlg.edu
Phone: 573-629-3039

Brief Bio

"I am very excited to be a part of Hannibal LaGrange University," said Mrs. Leslie Loyd. "It is such a blessing to be able to share my faith, knowledge, and passion for learning with the students of HLGU."

Mrs. Leslie Loyd joined the English Department at Hannibal-LaGrange University in 2013. Prior to her move to the area, Mrs. Loyd taught at a variety of Missouri colleges and universities, including Southeast Missouri State University, Mineral Area College, Central Methodist University, and the University of Missouri--St. Louis. She and her husband, David, have two daughters. Their eldest daughter, Rebekah is majoring in History and the Classics at William Jewell College, in Liberty, Missouri. Rachel, who will graduate from high school this coming spring, plans to major in English at HLGU next fall.

Educational Background

  • M.A. in English, Southeast Missouri State University, 2009
  • B.A.E in Education with an emphasis in English, Missouri Western State College, 2001

Awards and Achievements

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
  • Kappa Delta Phi Education Honor Society
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Paper Award. Northwest Missouri State University, awarded 2006

Professional and Civic Memberships

  • South Central Renaissance Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Mayflower Society of Missouri
  • American Association of University Women


  • Review of The Yonder Side of Sass and Texas, by Joanna Beth Tweedy

Courses Taught

  • English Fundamentals
  • English Composition
  • Rhetoric and Critical Thinking
  • Expository Writing
  • Advanced Rhetorical Composition
  • Introduction to Literature
  • British Literature II

Contact Information

Academics Office