Faculty Credentials

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Full-Time Faculty

Title
Technology / Program Area

Credentials

Arny, Jennifer

Associate  Professor

Human Services

BA, Sociology, Miami University, 1997

MSW, Social Work, Washington University, 1999

​Bishop, Randall

​Instructor

Information Technology

​BA, Life Bible College East, 1979

MSA, Admin Central Michigan University, 2008

Bowman, DNP, Kris

Professor

Nursing

AAS, Respiratory Therapy, West Virginia Northern Community College, 1987

AAS, Nursing, Ohio University, 1997

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 1999

MEd, Educational Administration, Ashland University, 2008

MSN, Nursing, Walden University, 2012

DNP, Nursing Practice, Northern Kentucky University, 2020

Brillhart, EdD, Melinda

Associate Professor

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

AAS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Central Ohio Technical College, 1999

BBA, Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2009

MSM, Management, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2012

EdD, Education Leadership, Capella University, 2016

Buchanan, Bonnie

Professor

​Business Management Technology

​AAB, Business Management, Central Ohio Technical College, 1994

BBA, Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1998

MBA, Business Leadership, Franklin University, 2004

Chovanec, Emily

Associate Professor

Nursing

BSN, Nursing, Capital University, 2007

MSN, Nursing Education, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012

Comisford, Thomas

Assistant Professor

Engineering Technology

BSLA, Landscape Architecture, Ohio State University, 1991

Cook, Kimberly

Assistant Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Ohio University, 1993

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 2007

MSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 2010

Cooperider, EdD, Susan

Assistant Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 1996

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 2007

MSN, Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2010

EdD, Education & Leadership in Healthcare, Nebraska Methodist College, 2020

Courtney, Patrick

Assistant Professor

Social & Behavioral Sciences

BSEd, Education, Bowling Green State University, 1978

MEd, Educational Administration Secondary, Ohio University, 1983

De Vas Goonewardene, Andravas

Assistant Professor

Biological and Physical Sciences

MS, Physics, Creighton University, 1994

MS, Physics, College of William & Mary, 1996

Duty, Patricia

Instructor

Mathematics

BS, Industrial Engineering, University South Florida, 1989

MA, Mathematics Education, University South Florida, 1993

Ellis, James

Instructor

Business Management

BS, Agricultural Economics, Ohio State University, 1978

MBA, Business Administration, Lamar University-Beaumont, 1997

Eyster, Elizabeth

Instructor

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

AAS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Cardiovascular, Central Ohio Technical College, 2005

BS, Echocardiography, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2014

MPW, Public Health, Southern New Hampshire University, 2018

Ford, Natasha

Instructor

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

AAS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography-General, COTC, 2016

BBA, Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2018

BS, Healthcare Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 2021

Gates, Kim

Associate Professor

Surgical Technology

AAS, Nursing, Ohio University, 1987

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 1993

MS, Nursing Education, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 2016

​George, David

​Instructor

Mathematics

​​BS, Mathematics, Ohio University, 1995

M.S., Mathematics, Ohio University, 1997

Gharbiah, PhD, Maey

Associate Professor

Biological & Physical Sciences

BS, Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 2004

PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona, 2009

Ghoorkhanian, PhD, Fred

Associate Professor

Engineering/Information Technology

BS, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Pahlavi University, 1976

MS, Electrical Engineering, Youngstown State University, 1980

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1987

Giles, Ralph

Instructor

Accounting

BSEE, Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1984

MSA, Accounting, Governors State University, 2017

Goudy, PhD, Kimberly

Professor

Business Management Technology

BS, Marketing, Franklin University, 1998

MBA, Executive Management, Ashland University, 2002

PhD, Business Management, Northcentral University, 2015

​Gualtieri, Percella

​Instructor

Nursing

​AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2015

BSN, Nursing, Capital University, 2017

MSN, Nursing Education, Capital University, 2019

Hendershot, Megan

Associate Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2006

BSN, Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010

MSN, Nursing Education, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2014

Huizenga, PhD, Steven

Professor

Social & Behavioral Sciences

BA, Psychology, California State University, 1995

MA, Philosophy of Religion/Ethics, Biola University, 1995

MA, Philosophy, Texas A & M University, 2004

MA, Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007

PhD, Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011

Ingersol, Karen

Associate Professor

Nursing

BSN, Nursing, University of Oklahoma at Oklahoma City, 1983

MSN, Nursing Service Administration, Otterbein College, 2007

Jarc, EdD, James

Assistant Professor

Digital Media Design

BA, Communications, Loyola University, 2004

MA, Communications & Leadership, Gonzaga University, 2015

EdD, Interdisciplinary Leadership, C​reighton University, 2018

Johnson, Gary

Associate Professor

Fire Science Technology

BA, Business Administration, Ohio Dominican University, 1998

MBA, Business Administration, Franklin University, 2001

Johnson, Robert

Instructor

Human Services

BSSW, Social Work, Ohio State University, 2004

MSW, Social Work, Ohio State University, 2007

Jorrey, Eric

Instructor

Social & Behavioral Sciences

BA, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Ohio Northern University, 2001

MA, Sociology, Bowling Green State University, 2003

Khan, Asif

Assistant Professor

Engineering/Information Technology

AAS, Electronics Engineering Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2012

BS, Information Technology, Al-Khair University, 2006

MS, Engineering, Ohio University, 2019

Kim, Seth

Assistant Professor

Social & Behavioral Sciences

BA, Administration-Information Management, California State University 1999

MA, Economics, Claremont University, 2006

Mathis, Jeffery

Instructor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 1996

BS, Healthcare Management, Franklin University, 2009

BSN, Nursing, Franklin University, 2013

McGuire, Erin

Professor

English and Communications

BA, English, Ohio Dominican University, 2004

MA, English, Ohio University, 2007

McLain, Kathryn

Assistant Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2007

BSN, Nursing, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 2010

MSN, Nursing Education, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, 2015

Morland, Martha

Assistant Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Ohio University, 1980

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 1997

MSN, Nursing, Otterbein University, 2011

Najjar, Leslie

Instructor

Digital Media Design Technology

BA, Communications, University of Pittsburgh, 1979

MEd, Educational Communication and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 1982

Nassirharand, Ph.D, Amir

Assistant Professor

Engineering Technology

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1980

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1981

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1986

Nauer, Cindy

Professor

Business Management Technology

BSBA, Business Pre-Law, Human Resources. Mgmt., Bowling Green State University, 1987

MEd, Curriculum & Instruction, Ashland University, 1994

​Nethers, Sunny

​Instructor

Nursing

​BSN, Nursing, University of Toledo, 2007

MSN, Nursing, Walden University, 2016

Ollish, Kenneth

Associate Professor

Radiologic Science Technology

BS, Allied Health Professions – Radiologic Technology, Ohio State University, 1979

MS, Allied Medical Professions, Ohio State University, 1983

Peden, Lori

Professor

Nursing

BSN, Nursing, Capital University, 1982

MSN, Nursing, Ohio State University, 1995

Prince, Mark

Associate Professor

Criminal Justice

BCJ, Criminal Justice, Ohio University, 1988

MEd, Higher Education, Ohio University, 1999

Reece, Diana

Assistant Professor

Early Childhood Education

BA, Educational Studies, Denison University, 2007

MAEd, Education, Mount Vernon Nazarene, 2009

Reese, Whitney

Assistant Professor

Radiologic Science Technology

AAS, Radiographic Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2008

BS, Radiologic Science, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2012

MEd, Higher Education, Ohio University, 2014

Robbins, DNP, Amanda

Instructor

Nursing

BFA, Graphic Design, Ohio University, 2002

BSEd, Art Education, Ohio University, 2005

AAS, Nursing, Ohio University, 2007

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 2011

MSN, Nursing, Ohio State University, 2014

DNP, Nurse Practice, Ohio State University, 2019

Russo, Matthew

Assistant Professor

Culinary Science

AOS, Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America, 2001

BPS, Culinary Arts Management, Culinary Institute of America, 2003

Schmerr, PhD, Martin

Professor

Biological & Physical Sciences

BS, Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, 2001

PhD, Molecular/Cellular Biology, Ohio University, 2007

Siegrist, Sandra

Professor

Mathematics

BA, Mathematics, Cedarville College, 1976

MA, Mathematics, Ohio State University, 1986

Smith, Erin

Instructor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 2003

MSN, Nursing, Aspen University, 2020

Smith, Lora

Assistant Professor

Surgical Technology

AAS, Surgical Technology, Central Ohio Technical College, 2002

AA, Associate of Arts, Ohio State University, 2009

BSEd, Early & Middle Childhood Education, Ohio State University, 2010

MEd, Secondary Curriculum, Jones International University, 2012

Sowards, Jeffrey

Assistant Professor

Law Enforcement

AAS Policing, Yakima Valley Community College, 1978

BA, Cross Disciplinary Studies, Ohio Dominican University, 2001

MS, Criminal Justice, Walden University, 2016

​Szmania, PhD, Jacqueline

Professor

Social & Behavioral Sciences​

​BA, Psychology, University of Akron, 1985

MA, Psychology, University of Akron, 1989

PhD, Psychology-Industrial Organization, University of Akron, 1992

Tussing, Whitney

Professor

Engineering Technology

BEnvd, Environmental Design, Miami University, 1983

MArch, Architecture, Miami University, 1986

Varrasso, Lisa

Associate Professor

English and Communications

BA, English, Ohio Dominican University, 1992

MA, Liberal Studies, Ohio Dominican University, 2007

Washington, Cindy La Sheryl

Associate Professor

Nursing

BA, Biology, Oakwood College, 1980

BSN, Nursing, Carlow University, 1990

MSN, Nursing, Capital University, 2006

Whiteus, Jeri

Assistant Professor

Nursing

AAS, Nursing, Central Ohio Technical College, 1992

BSN, Nursing, Ohio University, 2004

MSN, Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012

Wilson, Scott

Professor

English and Communications

BSEd, English Education, Ohio State University, 1980 

MA, Education, Ohio State University, 1986