May 28, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directory: Office of Academic Affairs: Faculty/Divisions

Behavioral & Social Sciences/Business Division

Administrative Office Associate I, Behavioral and Social Sciences/Business
Jacqueline  Taylor, 2001
- A.A. Hagerstown Community College


Associate Professor, Human Services
Frances N. Cade, 2003
- B.S., Troy State University
- B.S., University of Southern Mississippi
- M.S.W., University of Maryland

Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education/Reading
Mary Beth Chaney, 2008
- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Instructor, Administration of Justice
Meredith A. Dominick, 2013

- B.S., George Mason University

Instructor, United States and World History
Timothy M. Jenness, 2012

- B.A., Grove City College
- M.S., Troy State University
- M.A., University of MD, Baltimore County
- Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Assistant Professor, Accounting
David M. Karn, 2012
- B.S., M.B.A., Mount Saint Mary’s College/University

Instructor, Psychology
Melinda S. Kowalsky, 2011
- B.A., Ball State University
- Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Instructor, World and United States History
Lore D. Kuehnert, 2012

- B.A., Columbia Union College
- M.A., Ph.D., University of California - Riverside

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Daniel J. Madron, 2010
- B.A., Eastern University
- M.A., UMBC
- Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Assistant Professor, Business and Accounting
Stacey M. McGee, 2008
- B.B.A., James Madison University
- M.B.A., Frostburg State University

Associate Professor, Geography
Suzannah B. Moran, 1999
- B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
- M.S., Shippensburg University

Instructor, Business Management
James G. Pierne, 2012
- B.A., Washington College
- M.B.A., Loyola University

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Daniel B. Ryan, 2009
- B.A., M.A., SUNY New Paltz

Instructor, Political Science and International Relations
Eric Schwartz, 2012

- B.A., Michigan State
- M.A., Syracuse University
- M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University

Assistant Professor, Economics
Lori J. Spessard, 2003
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., University of Maryland
- M.B.A., Frostburg State University

Assistant Professor, Psychology and Elementary Education
Jeannine L. Stonestreet, 2005
- B.S., University of Maryland
- M.S., Johns Hopkins University

Professor, Paralegal Studies
Loretta J. Thornhill, 1997
- B.A., Western Maryland College
- M.A., Hood College
- M.A., McDaniel College

Instructor, Psychology
Erick R. Williams, 2012

- B.A., University of MD   
- M.A., Hood College
- M.S., McDaniel College

Professor, Psychology and Education
Louise D. Wine, 1992
- B.S., College of William and Mary
- M.A., Hood College

Developmental Education & Adult Literacy Services

Dawn M. Schoenenberger, 2004

- A.A.S., Pierce College
- B.S., Pacific Lutheran University
- M.S., Capella University

Administrative Office Associate II
Cassie W. Taylor, 2011

Instructional Specialist
Nancy S. Louia, 2011
-B.A, High Point University
-M.A., Appalachian State University
-Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Intake Assessment Specialist
Jenna K. Freeman, 2014

- A.A., Allegany College of MD
- B.S., Frostburg State University
- M.A., Ed., University of Phoenix

Learning Support Specialists
Martha L. Grahl, 2008
- B.A., Shepherd University
Catherine E. Hadley, 2010
-B.A., Hood College
-M.A., M.A., Catholic University
James E. Moore, 2009
- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Hood College
Alicia M. Myers, 2011
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Shippensburg University
Christopher Nelling, 2014
- B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
- M.S., Shippensburg University

Learning Support Specialist, part-time
David G. Grimes, 2012        
- A.A., Harrisburg Community College                                                                                       
- B.A., McDaniel College
John P. Kulusic, 2013
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S. Frostburg State University

Academic Testing & Learning Resources

Jennifer S. Adams, 2012
- B.A., Michigan State University
- M.L.S., Wayne State University

Lead Testing Center Associate
Salven V. DeMartino, 2011

- A.A., A.S., Hagerstown Community College

Academic Testing Center Assistants
Sondra G. Fries, 2012
- B.S., Slippery Rock University
- M. Ed., Shippensburg University
Andrew A. Smith, 2013
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Academic Testing Center Assistants, part-time
Frances M. Cain, 2010
Wenona C. Miller, 2013
- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College


Assistant Professor, Developmental Mathematics
Richard D. Campbell Jr., 2008
- B.S., Bucknell University
- M.Ed., Frostburg University

Assistant Professor, Developmental English
Sonjurae M. Cross, 2006
-A.A., Hagerstown Community College
-B.A., Hood College
-M.A., Morgan State University

Assistant Professor, Developmental Math
Carrie L. Hawbecker, 1999
- B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
- M.S., Towson University

Assistant Professor, Developmental Mathematics
Rebecca A. Kendrick, 2006
- B.S., Shepherd University
- M.A.T., University of Idaho

Assistant Professor, Developmental Composition
Ardyce L. Ketterling, 2005
- B.A., M.A., North Dakota State University

Assistant Professor, Developmental Composition
James G. Niessner, 2006
- A.A., Howard Community College
- B.A., Loyola College
- M.F.A., University of Iowa

English & Humanities Division

Chair, English and Humanities Division andAssistant Professor, Music/Drama
Joseph A. Marschner, 1993

- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Shepherd University
- M.A., Frostburg State University

Administrative Office Associate I, English and Humanities
Rita A. Arch, 1992
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College

Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center

Kepler Center Technician
Jason A. Buhrman, 2006
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Villa Julie College

Assistant Kepler Center Technician
Benjamin B. Buhrman, 2010
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Towson University


Instructor, English Composition
Kathryn K. Benchoff, 2012
- B.A., Susquehanna University
- M.Ed., Shippensburg University

Associate Professor, Art Appreciation/Art History
Joan H. Bontempo, 2006
- B.F.A., University of Notre Dame
- M.F.A., Wayne State University

Instructor, English Composition
Alicia M. Drumgoole, 2012
- B.A., Binghamton University
- M.A., State University of  NY

Professor, English, Speech, and Drama
Michael G. Harsh, 1983
- B.S., Towson University
- M.L.A., McDaniel College

Professor, English Composition
Joan M. Johnson, 1999
- B.A., Towson University
- M.A., Shippensburg University

Instructor, Dance
Alyssa J. Little, 2012

- B.F.A., Northern Kentucky University
- M.A., Middlesex University

Associate Professor, English and Humanities
Melinda B. May, 2007
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Shepherd College
- M.Ed., Shippensburg State University
- Ph.D., University of Maryland

Associate Professor, English
Amanda H. Miller, 2008
- B.A., Roanoke College
- M.A., University of Baltimore

Professor, Foreign Language
Thomas A. Seward, 2006
- B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Assistant Professor, Art, Music, Humanities
Daniel R. Webber, 2010
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Shepherd College
- M.A., Frostburg State University

Health Sciences Division

Director, Health Sciences
Angela D. Stoops, 2000
- Diploma, Lancaster General Hospital
- B.S., Wilson College
- M.B.A., Mount Saint Mary’s University

Administrative Office Associate II, Health Sciences
Helen G. Sweeney, 2007
- A.A., Frederick Community College
- B.A., Hood College

Clinical Coordinator, Radiography
Michelle L. McDaniel, 2011
- A.S., A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Widener University
- M.A., University of Phoenix

Workplace Learning Advisor, Externships/Clinicals
Cheryl A. Keller, 2010
-B.S., Bowling Green State University
-M.B.A., Hood College


Instructor and Program Coordinator/Administrator, Dental Assisting
Rebecca L. Leonard, 2013

- B.A., Shippensburg University

Instructor and  Program Coordinator/Administrator, Dental Programs
Marlaina J. Lantzy, 2014

- A.A.S., A.A.S. Kellogg Community College   
- B.A.S., Siena Heights University
- M.S., Texas A & M University HSC/Baylor College of Dentistry            

Instructor, Radiography
Lori L. Olden, 2006
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Instructor, Medical Assisting/Phlebotomy Program
Melanie F. Rowland, 2009
- B.A., University of Tennessee
- M.S., University of North Carolina

Instructor, Emergency Medical Services and Program Coordinator
Beverly D. Witmer, 2012

- R.B.A., Shepherd College
- M.A., Ed., Phoenix University

Mathematics & Science Division

Chair, Mathematics and Science Division and Professor, Biology and Chemistry
Judith N. Peisen, 1987
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania
- M.Ed., Boston University
- M.S., Hood College
- Ph.D., Georgetown University

Administrative Office Associate II, Mathematics and Science
Robin E. Thomas, 2006
- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., M.S., University of Maryland University College

Coordinator, Biotechnology/Microscopy
Theresa M. Biddinger

- B.S., University of MD, College Park
- M.S., Johns Hopkins University    

Coordinator, Physical and Life Sciences Laboratory
Jack D. Smith, 1996
- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Hood College


Instructor, Life Sciences/Biotechnology
Rebecca A. Beecroft, 2012                                                                                                          
- B.A., M.S., Hood College

Professor, Biology
Theresa S. Bidle, 1992
- B.S., Rutgers University
- M.S., Hood College

Associate Professor, Mathematics and Business
Thomas S. Crawford, 2006
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Elmhurst College
- M.B.A., DePaul University
- M.A.T., University of Idaho

Associate Professor, Biotechnology
Cynthia A. Dove, 2002
- B.S., Frostburg State University
- M.S., University of Tennessee
- Ph.D., University of Idaho

Professor, Physics
Paul Jozik, 1982
- B.S., Edinboro University
- M.Ed., Shippensburg University

Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Paula S. Kessler, 1996
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Shippensburg University
- M.S., Western Maryland College

Instructor, Biology
Kristen A. Lennon, 2013       
- B.A., Connecticut College                                                
- Ph.D., University of California, Riverside                                 

Associate Professor, Mathematics
Christopher J. Lewis, 2003
- B.S., M.A., The George Washington University

Associate Professor, Mathematics
Joseph C. Mason, 2007
- B.S., Lock Haven State College
- M.S., Shippensburg University of PA

Associate Professor, Biology and Chemistry
Bernard Murphy, 1996
- B.S., Southern Connecticut State College
- M.S., University of Maine
- Ph.D., University of Illinois

Professor, Biology
Rosemary G. Nickerson, 1996
- B.A., Rutgers College
- Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Physical Science
Veronica M. Stein, 2006
- B.S., Bradley University
- Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Instructor, Engineering
C. Edward Sigler, 2014            

- B.E.S.S., Virginia Tech               
- M.S.E.E., George Washington University

Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Jennifer S. Szczesniak, 2007
- B.A., King’s College
- M.S., Lehigh University

Associate Professor, Chemistry
Nancy Thorpe, 2001
- A.A., Montgomery College
- B.S., University of Maryland at College Park
- M.S., Shippensburg University
- Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park

Nursing Division

Director, Nursing and Assistant Professor, Nursing
Karen S. Hammond, 2005
- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S.N., West Virginia University
- M.S.N., University of Maryland

Administrative Office Associate III, Nursing Division
Janice M. McLaughlin, 2001
- A.A., Mid-State College

Interim Lab Coordinator, Nursing
Matthew J. Dorsey, 2009

- A.S., Hagerstown Community College

Student Support Specialist
Jeffrey J. Leister, 2008
- B.M., Northwestern University
- M.A., M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University


Instructor, Nursing
Malissa J. Hudson, 2013

- B.S.N., Shepherd University
- M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Sonja L. Kirchner, 2005
- B.S.N., Salisbury University
- M.S.N., Shenandoah University

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Lori A. Manilla, 2008
- L.P.N., Central Chester County Vocational Technical School
- R.N., Brandywine Hospital & Trauma Center School of Nursing
- B.S.N., University of Phoenix
- M.S.N., University of Central Missouri

Instructor, Nursing
Judy D. McDaniel, 2013

- A.S.N., Shenandoah University
- B.S., George Washington University
- M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Instructor, Nursing
Sandra M. Moorman, 2012

- A.S.N., Essex Community College
- B.S.N., University of MD
- M.S.N., Liberty University

Instructor, CNA/GNA
Dawn G. Nally, 2009
- B.S.N., Mountain State University

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Teresa M. Weedon, 2007
- B.S.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P., University of Maryland

Instructor, Practical Nursing
Susan E. Wells, 2009
- R.N., Union Memorial
- B.S.N., Penn State University
- M.S.N., Walden University

Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing
Patricia C. Williams, 2003
- A.S.N., Shepherd University
- B.S.N., M.S.N., George Mason University

Instructor, Nursing
Regina  L. Yurek, 2013

- A.A., Dundalk Community College
- B.A., University of Baltimore College
- B.S.N., Southwestern College
- M.S.N., Stevenson University

Physical Education & Leisure Studies Division

Director, Athletics, Physical Education, and Leisure Studies
Bernard A. Johnson, 2013
- B.S., Howard University
- M.A., Boston University


Instructor, Physical Education
Victoria A. Bullett, 2012
- B.A., University of Maryland

Instructor, Physical Education and Fitness Center Coordinator
Thomas K. Burge, 2010
-B.S., Guilford College
-M.S., California University of PA

Instructor, Physical Education and Athletic Trainer
Shannon M. Cameron, 2008
- B.S., James Madison University
- M.A., University of South Carolina

Technology and Computer Studies Division

Director, Technology and Computer Studies
Margaret Clark Spivey, 1991
- B.S., James Madison University
- M.S., M.Ed., Shippensburg University

Administrative Office Associate II, Technology and Computer Studies
Sharon Plank, 2002
- Certificate, Hagerstown Community College

Coordinator, Commercial Vehicle Transportation
John A. Cavey, 2008
- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College

Assistant Coordinator, Commercial Vehicle Transportation
Raymond L. Huffman, Jr., 2012

Commercial Vehicle Transportation Specialist
F. Jane Spielman, 2007

Cybersecurity Recruiter/Lab Technician
Anthony B. Hanners, 2012

- A.A.S. Hagerstown Community College


Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Adam C. Bridendolph, 2013

- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., M.S., Old Dominion University

Professor, Information Systems Technology
Trudy M. Gift, 1981
- B.S., M.Ed., Shippensburg University

Instructor, Web Design and Multimedia Technology
Sean Maher, 2005
- B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan

Assistant Professor, Simulation and Digital Entertainment
David P. Maruszewski, 2007
- A.B.A., Frederick Community College
- B.S., Marquette University
- M.S., George Washington University

Professor, Information Systems Technology
Stephen P. Shank, 2000
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Towson University
- M.Ed., Shippensburg University
- M.S., Capital College

Instructor, Industrial and Energy Technology
Anthony R. Valente, 2009

Assistant Professor, Information Systems Technology
Karen Weil-Yates, 2003
- B.A., M.S., Shippensburg University