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Faculty Credentials

Faculty Credentials


Full-Time  Faculty
Title
Technolog y/ Program Area
Credentials
Arny, Jennifer
Associate  Professor
Human Services
B.A., Sociology, Miami University, 1997
M.S.W., Social Work, Washington University, 1999
Barbuto, LauraAssistant Professor Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Kent State University, 1999;

M.S.N., Adult Nurse Practitioner, Otterbein College, 2008

Biddle, Sunny

Instructor

Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, University of Toledo, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing, Walden University, 2016
Bowman, Kris
Associate Professor
Nursing
A.A.S., Respiratory Therapy, West Virginia Northern Community College, 1987
A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1997
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 1999
M.Ed., Educational Administration, Ashland University, 2008
M.S.N., Nursing, Walden University, 2012
Buchanan, Bonnie
Associate Professor
Business Management Technology
A.A.B., Business Management, Central Ohio Technical College, 1994
B.B.A., Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1998
M.B.A., Business Leadership, Franklin University, 2004
Chovanec, Emily
Instructor
Nursing
B.S.N., Nursing, Capital University, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing Education, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012
Clegg, Chelsea

Instructor

Biological & Physical Sciences

B.S., Biology, Longwood University, 2005

M.S., Biology, University of Saint Joseph, 2009

 

Comisford, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering Technology
B.S.L.A., Landscape Architecture, Ohio State University, 1991
Cook, Kimberly
Instructor
Nursing
A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1993
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2010
Cooperider, Susan
Assistant Professor
Nursing
A.A.S., Central Ohio Technical College, 1996
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2010
Copenhefer, Carol
Professor
English and Communications
B.S.Ed., English Education, Ohio State University, 1977
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Ashland University, 1993
Courtney, Patrick
Assistant Professor
Social & Behavioral Sciences
B.S.Ed., EMR, Bowling Green State University, 1978
M.Ed., Educational Administration Secondary, Ohio University, 1983
De Vas Goonewardene, Andravas

Instructor

Physics 

M.S. Physics, Creighton University, 1994
M.S. Physics, College of William & Mary, 1996
Dennett, Emily
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Wittenberg University, 2007
M.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2009
Ellis, James
Instructor
Business Management
B.S., Ohio State University, Agricultural Economics, 1978
M.B.A., Business Administration, Lamar University-Beaumont, 1997
Eyster, Elizabeth
Instructor
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

A.A.S., Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Cardiovascular, Central Ohio Technical College, 2005

B.S., Echocardiography, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2014

M.S., Public Health, Southern New Hampshire University, 2018

Ford, Natasha

Instructor

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

A.A.S., Diagnostic Medical Sonography-General, COTC, 2016

B.B.A., Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2018

Gates, Kim
Assistant Professor
Surgical Technology
A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1987
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 1993
Gharbiah, Ph.D., M
aey

Assistant Professor

Biological & Physical Sciences

B.S., Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 2004
Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona, 2009
Ghoorkhanian, Ph.D., Fred
Associate Professor
Information Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology
B.S., Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pahlavi University, 1976
M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Youngstown State University, 1980
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1987
Giles, Ralph

Instructor

Accounting Technology

B.S.EE., Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1984

M.S.A. - Accounting, Governors State University, 2017

Goudy, Ph.D., Kimberly
Professor
Business Management Technology
B.S., Marketing, Franklin University, 1998
M.B.A., Executive Management, Ashland University, 2002
Ph.D., Business Management, Northcentral University, 2015
Hendershot, Megan

Assistant Professor

Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2006
B.S.N., Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010 M.S.N., Nursing Education, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2014
Huizenga, Ph.D., Steven
Associate Professor
Social & Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Psychology, California State University, 1995
M.A., Philosophy of Religion/Ethics, Biola University, 1995
M.A., Philosophy, Texas A & M University, 2004
M.A., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011
Ingersol, Karen
Associate Professor
Nursing
B.S.N., Nursing, University of Oklahoma at Oklahoma City, 1983
M.S.N., Nursing Service Administration, Otterbein College, 2007
Jarc, James

Assistant Professor

Digital Media Design

B.A. - Marketing, Loyola University, 2004

M.A. - Communications & Leadership, Gonzaga University, 2015

Johnson, Gary
Assistant Professor
Fire Science Technology
B.A., Business Administration, Ohio Dominican University, 1998
M.B.A., Business Administration, Franklin University, 2001
Johnson, Robert

Instructor

Human Services

B.SW - Social Work, Ohio State University, 2004

M.SW - Social Work, Ohio State University, 2007

Jorrey, EricInstructor - Social & Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Ohio Northern University, 2001
M.A., Bowling Green State University, 2003
Khan, Asif

Instructor

Information Technology

A.A.S., Electronics Engineering Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2012

B.S., Information Technology, Al-Khair University, 2006

Kim, Seth
Assistant Professor
Economics and Business Management Technology
B.A., Administration-Information Management, California
State Uni
versity, 1999
M.A., Economics, Claremont University, 2006
Mathis, Jeffery
Instructor
Nursing
A.A.S., Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 1996
B.S. Healthcare Management, Franklin University, 2009
B.S.N., Nursing, Franklin University, 2013
McGuire, Erin
Associate Professor
English and Communications
B.A., English, Ohio Dominican University, 2004
M.A., English, Ohio University, 2007
McLain, Kathryn

Assistant Professor

Nursing

A.A.S. - Nursing Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2007

B.S.N. - Nursing, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 2010

M.S.N. - Nursing Education, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 2015

Morland, Martha
Instructor
Nursing
M.S.N., Nursing, Otterbein University, 2011
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 1997
A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1980
Moyer, Tamara
Instructor 
Nursing
A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 2006
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2009
M.S.N., Nurse Educator, 2013
Najjar, Leslie
Instructor
Digital Media Design Technology
B.A. Communications, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
M.Ed., Educational Communication and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 1982
Nassirharand, Ph.D., Amir
Assistant Professor
Engineering Technology
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1980
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1981
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1986
Nauer, Cindy
Professor
Business
Man
agement Technology
B.S.B.A., Bus. Pre-Law, Human Res. Mgmt., Bowling Green State University, 1987
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Ashland University, 1994
Nethers, D.N.P., Zachary

Assistant Professor

Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing Technology, COTC, 2006

B.S.N., Nursing, Chamberlain University, 2008

M.S.N., Nursing, Chamberlain University, 2010

M.B.A., Business Administration, Keller Graduate School of Management, 2012

D.N.P., Nursing Practice, Chatham University, 2013

Ollish, Kenneth
Associate Professor
Radiologic Science Technology
B.S., Allied Health Professions - Radiologic Technology, Ohio State University, 1979
M.S., Allied Medical Professions, Ohio State University, 1983
Peden, Lori
Associate Professor
Nursing
B.S.N., Nursing, Capital University, 1982
M.S.N., Nursing, Ohio State University, 1995
Prince, Mark
Associate Professor
Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice
B.C.J., Criminal Justice, Ohio University, 1988
M.Ed., Higher Education, Ohio University, 1999
Reece, DianaInstructor – Early Childhood Development
B.A., Educational Studies, Denison University, 2007
M.A.Ed., Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene, 2009
Reese, Whitney
Assistant Professor
Radiologic Science Technology
A.A.S., Radiographic Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2008
B.S., Radiologic Science, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2012
M.Ed., Higher Education, Ohio University, 2014
Russo, Matthew
Assistant Professor
Culinary Science
A.O.S., Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America, 2001
B.P.S., Culinary Arts Management, Culinary Institute of America, 2003
Sample, Ph.D., Jacqueline
Associate Professor
Social & Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Psychology, University of Akron, 1985
M.A., Psychology, University of Akron, 1989
Ph.D., Psychology-Industrial Organization, University of Akron, 1992
Schmerr, Ph.D., Martin
Professor
Biological and Physical Sciences
B.S., Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, 2001
Ph.D., Molecular/Cellular Biology, Ohio University, 2007
Shay, Nick
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S.Ed. - Integrated Mathematics, Ohio University, 2009
M.A.T., Mathematics, Miami University, 2011
Shoen, Ed.D., Melinda
Assistant Professor
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Central Ohio Technical College, 1999
B.B.A., Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2009
M.S.M., Management, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2012
Ed.D., Education Leadership, Capella University, 2016
Siegrist, Sandra
Professor
Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Cedarville College, 1976
M.A., Mathematics, Ohio State University, 1986
Smith, Lora
Assistant Professor
Surgical Technology
A.A.S., Surgical Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2002
A.A., Associate of Arts, Ohio State University, 2009
B.S.Ed., Early & Middle Childhood Education, Ohio State University, 2010
M.Ed., Secondary Curriculum, Jones International University, 2012
Sowards, Jeffrey
Assistant Professor
Basic Police Academy

A.A.S, Policing, Yakima Valley Community College, 1978

B.A.,

Cross Disciplinary

Studies, Ohio Dominican University, 2001

M.S., Criminal Justice, Walden University, 2016

Stephenson, Ph.D., Donald
Assistant Professor
Biological and Physical Sciences
B.S., Chemistry, University of New Brunswick CA, 1975
M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Guelph CA, 2003
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Guelph CA, 2005
Tussing, Whitney
Professor
Architecture and Civil Design
B. Envd., Environmental Design, Miami University, 1983
M.Arch., Architecture, Miami University, 1986
Varrasso, Lisa
Associate Professor
English and Communications
B.A., English, Ohio Dominican University, 1992
M.A., Liberal Studies, Ohio Dominican University, 2007
Washington, Cindy La Sheryl
Associate Professor
Nursing
B.A., Biology, Oakwood College, 1980
B.S.N., Nursing, Carlow University, 1990
M.S.N., Nursing, Capital University, 2006
Whiteus, Jeri
Instructor
Nursing
A.A.S., Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 1992
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2004
M.S.N., Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012
Wilson, Scott
Professor
English and Communications
B.S.Ed., English Education, Ohio State University, 1980 
M.A., Education, Ohio State University, 1986