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Nathan Balk

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Short Personal Description: 

I have been married to my lovely wife for over 11 years. We have committed to Fort Collins and plan on making this wonderful city our home forever. We are happy parents of four kids....

  • a mini me named James. 
  • a sweet girl named Elsie who takes after her Mommy.
  • the crazy kid Michael.
  • the calmest of them all Maryann.

Educational and Professional Background: 

I graduated from CU Boulder with a masters in Applied Mathematics from the engineering school in 2007. I have been teaching since then. I taught one year at Niwot High School, three years in Kentucky while my wife was completing her doctorate in physical therapy, and then the rest of my time here at Rocky. I also teach at Front Range Community College.

Courses currently teaching at Rocky and previous courses taught at Rocky: 

Calculus 1,2,3   Geometry. Discrete

What does the Lobo Way mean to me?: 

The Lobo Way is having open arms to everyone that you meet. We abide by the Golden Rule of treating others as you would want to be treated. 

Interest & Hobbies: 




Going to the park with my sons and daughters


Hiking 14ers

Road biking



Favorite Quote: 

"Growing old is inevitable. Growing up is a choice."

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