Faculty News

Faculty News



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 servcice. December 2018.

Peden, MS, RN, Lori, Poster 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.

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.



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

Long, PhD, 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.

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, 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.


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.

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.



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


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, radiologic sciences technology instructor, 2017 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award, League for Innovation in the Community College.


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


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