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Faculty News

Faculty News

​​​​2019

Appointments

Jarc, MA, EdD, James, Assistant Professor of Digital Media Design, appointed to the executive board of the Ohio Communication Association as the Communication Coordinator. He will serve in the position for a 2-year term.

Johnson, MBA, MIFireE, Gary, fire science technology program director, appointed to the Degree Assembly Board of Governors for the  International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). Additionally, he chairs the IFSAC Criteria Committee.

Awards

Peden, MS, RN, Lori, received the Outstanding Excellence in Teaching Award, Ohio League for Nursing (OLN) March 2019. OLN Annual Meeting.

Certifications

Weirick, Ed.D., Chad W. has completed  his Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Assessment from The University of West Florida, conferred May 2019.

Degrees Conferred

Moyer, MSN, RN, CNEcl, CPN Instructor, Tamara S. has attained the Certified Clinical Nurse Educator (CNEcl) credential from the National League for Nursing. March 2019.​​​​​

Presentations

Garrett, MSN, RN, Laura; Ingersol, MSN, RN, Karen; Peden, MSN, CNE, ​​​​RN, LoriPoster presentation: "Facilitating Caring Measures in Student Advising: Evidence-Based Practices Incorporating Individual Attention", 2019 Ohio League for Nursing (OLN) Education Summit, Dublin, OH, Mar. 29, 2019.

Johnson, MBA, MIRireE, Gary,​ (ret. Chief Marysville F.D.)​, Day long class: "Leading and Managing Change," Ohio Fire Executives (OFE) program. OFE is an executive developemnt program for fire chiefs as well as senior officers in Ohio's fire service. December 2018.

Moyer, MSN, RN, CNEcl, CPN Instructor, Tamara S.​; Kelly, BSN, RN, CPN, Kim, Poster presentation: "Proposed Collaborative Clinical Nurse Educator Orientation to Improve Student Learning and Patient Safety Outcomes", 2019 Ohio League for Nursing (OLN) Education Summit, Columbus, OH. March 2019.​

Moyer, MSN, RN, CNEcl, CPN Instructor​, Tamara S.; Kelly, BSN, RN, CPN, Kim, Poster presentation: "Proposed Collaborative Clinical Nurse Educator Orientation to Improve Student Learning and Patient Safety Outcomes", 2019 National Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Conference, Cleveland, OH. May 2019.

Moyer, MSN, RN, CNEcl, CPN Instructor​, Tamara S.; Kelly, BSN, RN, CPN, Kim, Poster presentation: "Educating the Non-academic Clinical Nursing Instructor: A Collaborative Initiative", 2019 Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Convention, Louisville, KY​. November 2019.

Smith, Lora, Breakout session: "Teaching Instrumentation: Learning with Speed and Repetition," Association of Surgical Technologists 22nd annual Surgical Technology Educators Conference, Tempe, AZ, Feb. 7-9, 2019.

Publications

Walker, EJD, MS, RN, Sandra, dean for health sciences​, nursing programs administrator, "Courage in Clinical Instruction Part I: Protecting Patients While Assuring Due Process", published in Teaching and Learning in Nursing, pgs. 138-139, (April 2019).​ Read article.

2018

Appointments

Reese, M.Ed., R.T. (R), Whitney, appointed​ as Vice Chair on the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists Education and Research Foundation Board of Directors, (April 2018 – April 2020). She will then serve as Board Chair (April 2020 – April 2022.).

Awards

Holmes, Teresa, recipient of Top Cop award from the Licking County Sheriff's Office (June 2018). Read more.

Long, Ph.D., Thomas, recipient of the Part-time Teaching Excellence award at Central Ohio Technical College (for FY 2017-18). Read more.

Shay, Nicholas, associate professor of mathematics, recipient of the Full-time Teaching Excellence award at Central Ohio Technical College (for FY 2017-18). Read more.

Wagner, Wesley, Recipient of Correctional Training Officer of the Year awarded by the American Jail Association (2018). Read more.

Certifications

McGuire, Erin K., associate professor, Department of English and Communications, completed a certificate in professional editing from UC Berkeley Extension. Dec. ​2018.​

Peden, MSN, CNE, RN, Lori, has attained the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) credential from the National League for Nursing. December 2018.​​​​​

Grants & Scholarships

Cooperider, MSN, RN, Susan, Castle Branch educator scholarship for academic progression awarded by the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN), 2018 Convention, Philadelphia, PA (Nov. 2018). Cooperider will pursue an Education and Leadership in Healthcare doctorate from Nebraska Methodist College.

Hendershot, MSN, RN, Megan, Tibbie Leslie Travel Grant ($2,000) awarded by the Licking County Foundation (2018). The grant will allow Henderson to travel to Haiti to utilize nursing skills in a variety of settings and gain knowledge of different cultural concepts. Read more.

Presentations

Bowman, Kris, Chovanec, Emily and Whiteus, Jeri, Poster presentation: "Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Associate Degree Nursing Student Success", Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) 2018 Convention, Population Health: A Vision for Nursing Education! Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 9-11, 2018.

Jarc, MA, EdD, James, "Fostering Professionalism in Applied Communication Courses: Making Sense of Dollars and Cents." Great Ideas for Teaching Students (GIFTS) presentation: Ohio Communication Association conference. October, 2018.

Jorrey, Eric, full-time instructor, presented​ "Clocks, Card Games and Student Connections: Using Sociological Classroom Probability Exercised to Demonstrate Inequality and Diversity Dynamics on Campus and in the Workforce", Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) Annual Conference. Dayton, OH, October 2018.

Reese, Whitney, assistant professor of radiologic sciences technology, presented three x-ray digital technology continuing education staff workshops. Licking Memorial Hospital, autumn 2018.​

Walker, EJD, MS, RN, Sandra, dean for health sciences​, nursing programs administrator, "Positi​ve Patient Outcomes: More than a Degree," Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN), 2018 Convention, Philadelphia, PA (Nov. 2018).

White, EdD, Lauri, vice president of academic affairs, and Nathan Strum, director of economic development for GROW Licking County, presented on regional "Next Generation Sector Partnership" concentrating on manufacturing in Coshocton, Knox and Licking counties, National Council for Workforce Education, Salt Lake City, UT.

Publications

Jarc, M​A, EdD, James, published his​ doctoral dissertation entitled "Teacher as Leader: A Gestalt Pedagogical Approach to Career and Technical Programs in Postsecondary Education."

2017

Appointments​

Johnson, MBA, MIFireE, Gary, fire science technology program director, appointed to the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Committee on Promotions (2017--20) and the IFSAC Degree Assembly Promotions Committee (2017-20).

Awards

Ingersol, MSN, RN, Karen assistant professor of nursing, 2017 Elsevier Educator of the Year, Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Foundation. This national honor is the highest award given by the OADN Foundation.

Walker, EJD, Sandra, dean for health sciences, inducted into Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame for outstanding alumni that are truly exceptional examples of success in their chosen career path, Mid-East Career and Technology Centers.

Reese, Whitney, assistant professor of radiologic sciences technology, 2017 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award, League for Innovation in the Community College.

Presentations

Shoen, EdD, Melinda, Presentation: "Demonstrating Scanning Competency BEFORE Clinicals", 2017 International Foundation for Sonography Education and Research Educator's Summit, New Orleans, LA.

Publications

Walker, EJD, Sandra, dean for health sciences, "Accommodations Part II: Navigating Accommodations for Disabilities in Nursing Education." Teaching and Learning in Nursing. (Oct. 2017).

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