About

Name

Kevin

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Department/School

School of Arts and Letters

Email

kcompston@rio.edu

Location

Rio Grande Main Campus

Office Hours

Office Hours

By Appointment

Education

Education

2017 Liberty University   Ed.S. (Educational Leadership)

2014 Liberty University MAT (Secondary Education)

1998 Asbury Theological Seminary  M.Div.

1995 University of Rio Grande BS – History (Minor Political Science)

1995 Rio Grande Community College AA – Psychology

 

 

Honors & Awards

Honors

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

University of Rio Grande 1994

Awards

Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster)

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Army Commendation Medal

Joint Service Achievement Medal

Army Achievement Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Good Conduct Medal (Second Award)

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

Army Reserve Achiev. Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Occupation Medal (Berlin)

National Defense Service Medal (1 Bronze Star)

Southwest Asia Service Medal (2 Combat Bronze Stars)

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

      Humanitarian Service Medal                               

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

      Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Bronze Hourglass M Device Numeral 3

U.S. Army Professional Development Ribbon Numeral 2

U.S. Army Service Ribbon

U. S. Army Overseas Ribbon Numeral 3

Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon 2

Kuwait Liberation Medal (With Golden Palm) – Saudi Arabia

Kuwait Liberation Medal – Kuwait

Ohio ARNG Award of Merit Ribbon (Numeral 2)

Ohio ARNG Faithful Service Ribbon

Ohio ARNG Special Service Ribbon

Experience & Service

Experience

Instructor – United States Army

K-12 Educator

Special Education Teacher

 

Service

U.S. Military Service (Retired – United States Army)

1978-2010

U.S.M.C., United States Army, Ohio Army National Guard, United States Army Reserve

Desert Storm Veteran

 

Certifications

Virginia Postgraduate Professional License, History & Social Science, Valid Through 6/2019

Interests

Areas of Expertise

American history from colonization to present, world civilization, church history, military history

Interests

American History, Church History with an emphasis in Wesleyan/Methodist studies, Lutheran studies, as well as the Protestant and the English Reformation.  I also enjoy Military and Modern European History and aviation studies.

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