Adjunct Assistant Professor of Digital Art
Michael Pommier received his BST in 2007 from Pittsburg State University where he majored in Commercial Graphics and minored in Marketing.
Pommier took the skills he learned at Pittsburg State University and took an internship with The Morning Sun (Pittsburg, Kan.) as a photographer. That internship turned into part-time employment while also running the audio system at Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center (Pittsburg, Kan.). Taking the opportunity to join his passion for photography and his passion for writing, he became a reporter and photographer for The Fort Scott Tribune (Fort Scott, Kan.) where he was promoted to Assistant Editor after 2 years. Pommier is currently working full-time for the University of Kansas Area Health Education Center (Pittsburg, Kan.) where he develops marketing materials, maintains web content and social media accounts.
Pommier is originally from Franklin, Kan. where he grew up the youngest of three boys. He moved to Nevada in 2008 and married in 2009. In 2011, he and his wife welcomed their daughter. Pommier’s hobbies include photography, graphic design, music, theater and sports. He enjoys supporting the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburg State Gorillas, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He sings with the Tristatesmen Barbershop Chorus (Joplin, Mo.) as well as a in a quartet with two of his three older brothers. He is an active member with the Knights of Columbus Council 855 (Nevada, Mo.) and is currently serving as the president of the Community Council for the Performing Arts (Nevada, Mo.).
Currently Pommier is teaching the Introduction to Digital Art course.