Doris O’Donnell Jellig is originally from NY. She did her graduate work at St. John’s University there and took post-graduate courses at Virginia Tech and ODU.

She’s been affiliated with TCC for 28 years, the first 8 of those as an adjunct; she teaches English 111, 112 and Humanities 299 on the Beach campus.

Her passions are reading and traveling, and she encourages both for her students. Annually, she leads a short term study abroad trip to Ireland and last May marked her 14 th visit to that beautiful green isle, rich in history, literature, geology, music, culture.

Slainte! (loosely translated as Cheers the Irish language.