The Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership
Organizational Leadership (UG)
Full Name: Carl Donner
Assistant Professor of English and Writing
B.A., English, Randolph-Macon College; M.A., English, SUNY at New Paltz.
After a long career in many facets of the hospitality industry, Mr. Donner returned
to his first love, teaching. Since 1998 he has taught at the Art Institute of Ft.
Lauderdale, Broward Community College and Palm Beach Community College. He is well-known
locally for his “Mr. Carl” column which appeared weekly in many South Florida newspapers
for fourteen years. He has also written numerous feature articles for regional magazines.
At present, Mr. Donner is at work on a series of Bible commentaries for use in the
small group Bible studies that he teaches. In addition to being a popular speaker,
he is also a regular contributor to the Web magazine, "UrbanBoomer.com." He and his
wife attend South Palm Beach Community Church and have one daughter who is a teacher
and athletic trainer. Mr. Donner’s passion outside the classroom is fly fishing.