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Faculty

Title
Technology/ Program Area

Credentials

Arny, Jennifer

Instructor
Human Services

B.A., Sociology, Miami University, 1997
M.S.W., Social Work, Washington University, 1999

Barbuto, Laura

Instructor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Kent State University, 1999
M.S.N., Adult Nurse Practitioner, Otterbein College, 2008

Benefield, Ph.D., Linda

Professor
Human Services

B.A., English Literature, Bethel College, 1975
M.Ed.,Guidance & Counseling, Whitworth College, 1983
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Education, Texas A&M University, 1991

Bowman, Kris

Instructor
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

Broadwater, Thomas

Instructor
Digital Media Design Technology

A.A.S., Mechanical Engineering, Kent State University, 2000
B.S., Applied Management, Franklin University, 2005

Buchanan, Bonnie

Associate Professor
Business Management

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

Carpenter, June

Instructor
Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1994
B.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix, 2007
M.S.N., Nursing Education, University of Phoenix, 2009

Comisford, Thomas

Assistant Professor
Architectural and Civil Design

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

Copenhefer, Carol

Professor
English and Communications

B.S.Ed., English Education, Ohio State University, 1977
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Ashland University, 1993

Courtney, Patrick

Instructor
Social & Behavioral Sciences

B.S.Ed., EMR, Bowling Green State University, 1978
M.Ed., Educational Administration Secondary, Ohio University, 1983

Dennett, Emily

Instructor
Mathematics

B.S., Mathematics, Wittenberg University, 2007
M.S., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2009

Earley, Patricia

Assistant Professor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Otterbein College, 2003
M.S.N., Nursing Education, University of Phoenix, 2007

Eyster, Elizabeth

Instructor
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

A.A.S., Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Cardiovascular, 2005

Fink, Lora

Instructor
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

Gangwer, Patrick

Instructor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio State University, 2011

Gates, Kim

Instructor
Surgical

A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 1987
B.S.N.,  Nursing, Ohio University, 1993

Ghoorkhanian, Ph.D., Fred

Associate Professor
Information 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

Goudy, Kimberly

Associate Professor
Business Management

B.S., Marketing, Franklin University, 1998
M.B.A., Executive Management, Ashland University, 2002

Hendershot, Megan

Instructor
Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2006
B.S.N., Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010

Hopewell, Linnea

Professor
Radiologic Science Technology

B.S. - Allied Health Professions, Ohio State University, 1973
M.Ed. - Educational Leadership Higher Ed., Ohio University, 1990

Huizenga, Ph.D., Steven

Assistant 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

Assistant Professor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, University of Oklahoma at Oklahoma City, 1983
M.S.N., Nursing Service Administration, Otterbein College, 2007

Jarosinski, Tom

Associate Professor
Information Technology

B.A., Communication, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, 1978
M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1978

Johnson, Gary

Instructor
Fire Science Technology

B.A., Business Administration, Ohio Dominican University, 1998
M.B.A., Business Administration, Franklin University, 2001

Kim, Seth

Assistant Professor
Economics and Business Management

B.A., Administration-Information Management, California State University, 1999
M.A., Economics, Claremont University, 2006

Loats, James

Instructor
Biological and Physical Sciences

B.S., Biology, Chemistry, Hope College, 1991
A.M., Cellular and Developmental Biology, Harvard University, 2004

Martin, Ph.D., Tara

Assistant Professor
Sociology

B.A., History, Spanish, University of New Mexico, 2000
M.A., History, University of California, San Diego, 2001
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Manchester UK, 2008

McGuire, Erin

Assistant Professor
English and Communications

B.A., English, Ohio Dominican University, 2004
M.A., English, Ohio University, 2007

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

Associate Professor
Business Management

B.S.B.A., Bus. Pre-Law, Human Res. Mgmt., Bowling Green State University, 1987
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Ashland University, 1994

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

Assistant Professor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Capital University, 1982
M.S.N., Nursing, Ohio State University, 1995

Philips, Connie

Associate Professor
Information Technology

B.S., Computer Science, Mathematics, Bowling Green State University,1978


M.S., Educational Technology, DeVry University, 2009

Phillis, Nancy

Assistant Professor
Nursing

B.S.N., Nursing, Graceland University, 2002
M.S.N., Nursing, Drexel University, 2003

Ponto, Ph.D., Kim

Assistant Professor
Biological and Physical Sciences

B.S., Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1967
M.S., Animal Science, Michigan State University, 1973
Ph.D., Animal Science, Ohio State University, 1975

Prince, Mark

Associate Professor
Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice

B.C.J., Criminal Justice, Ohio University, 1988
M.Ed., Higher Education, Ohio University, 1999

Rhodes, Ph.D., Robi

Assistant Professor
English and Communications

B.A., English, Oklahoma State University, 2002
M.A., English, Ohio State University, 2004
Ph.D., English, Ohio State University, 2008

Russo, Matthew

Instructor
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

Assistant 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

Assistant Professor
Biological and Physical Sciences

B.S., Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, 2001
Ph.D., Molecular/Cellular Biology, Ohio University, 2007

Shay, Nick

Instructor
Mathematics

B.S.Ed. - Integrated Mathematics, Ohio University, 2009
M.A.T., Mathematics, Miami University, 2011

Shipley, Katherine

Instructor
Forensic Science Technology

B.S., Forensics, Mountain State University, 2006
M.S.C.J., Criminal Justice, Tiffin University, 2011

Shoen, Melinda

Instructor
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

Siegrist, Sandra

Professor
Mathematics

B.A., Mathematics, Cedarville College, 1976
M.A., Mathematics, Ohio State University, 1986

Sowards, Jeffrey

Instructor

Basic Polic Academy

  • A.A.S, Law Enforcement, Yakima Valley Community College, 1976
  • B.A., Cross Disciplinary Studie, Ohio Domincan University, 2001

Spangler, Bryan

Instructor
Emergency Medical Services

B.A. - History, Ohio Northern University, 2005

Sparks, Tamara

Instructor
Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing, Ohio University, 2006
B.S.N., Nursing, Ohio University, 2009
M.S.N., Nurse Educator, 2013

Stahl, Amy

Instructor
Accounting Technology

B.Bus., Accountancy, Miami University, 1986q

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

Toy, Michael

Instructor
Nursing

A.A.S., Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2006
A.B.,Piano, Asbury College, Piano, 1974
M.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix, 2012

Trim , Margaret

Associate Professor


Biological and Physical Sciences

A.S, Science, Columbus State Community College, 1992

B.S., Zoology, Ohio State University, 1994

M.S., Entomology, Ohio State University, 1997

Tussing, Whitney

Associate 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

Assistant 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

Williams, Regina

Professor
Early Childhood Education Technology

A.A.S., Mental Health, Sinclair Community College, 1971
B.S., Liberal Studies, University of the State of New York, 1984
M.A., Education, Ohio Sate University, 1993

Wilson, Scott

Professor
English and Communications

B.S.Ed., English Education, Ohio State University, 1980
M.A., Education, Ohio State University, 1986

    

   

                                               

 

 

 


 
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