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    Hagerstown Community College
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directory: Office of Academic Affairs: Faculty/Divisions

Behavioral & Social Sciences/Business Division and Police Academy

Mary A. Hendrickson, 2014
- B.S., M.A, Mankato State University
- Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Administrative Office Associate I, Behavioral and Social Sciences/Business


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
- M.A., Arizona State University 

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Melinda S. Howell, 2011
- B.A., Ball State University
- Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor, 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, Administration of Justice & Paralegal Studies
Andrew B. Kramer, 2011

- B.A. University of California
- M.A., Monteray Institute of International Studies
- J.D., California Western School of Law

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Assistant Professor, World and United States History
Lore D. Kuehnert, 2012

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

Associate 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

Instructor, Accounting and Business
Aaron A. Mitchell, 2017

- B.S., Valparaiso University 
- M.B.A., M.H.R.M., Keller Graduate School of Management 
- A.B.D., Laurence Technology University 

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

Assistant Professor, 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

Assistant Professor, 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

Police Academy

David J. Simonetti, 2014                    

- B.A., Marlboro College
- M.S., Indiana State University

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

Administrative Office Associate I, DEALS, part-time
Katherine L. Coleman, 2016
- B.A., Shepherd University

Instructional Specialist
Lynda W. Geoffroy, 2015        
- B.A., Siena College    
- M.S., SUNY Albany

Intake/Assessment Specialist
Jenna K. Freeman, 2014

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

Learning Support Specialist, part-time
Martha L. Grahl, 2008

- B.A., Shepherd University
David G. Grimes, 2012                                                                                                             
- A.A., Harrisburg Community College                                                                                       
- B.A., McDaniel College
Catherine E. Hadley, 2010
-B.A., Hood College
-M.A., M.A., Catholic University
Christopher Nelling, 2014
- B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
- M.S., Shippensburg University


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

Instructor, Mathematics, and Assistant Program Coordinator STEMM Technical Middle College
Alicia M. Myers, 2015

- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Shippensburg University 
- M.Ed., Shippensburg 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

Director, English and Humanities Division 
Joshua A. Hite, 2017

- B.A., B.S., M.A., Tennessee Technological University

Administrative Office Associate, English and Humanities

Costume Designer, part-time
Robin L. Shaner, 2016
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Philadelphia University
- M.Ed., Frostburg State University 


Assistant Professor, 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

Assistant Professor, 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

Assistant Professor, Dance
Alyssa J. Little, 2012

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

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

Assitant Professor, Music/Drama 
Joseph A. Marschner, 1993
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Shepherd University
- M.A., Frostburg State University

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
- M.M., Shenandoah Universirty

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

Health Sciences Division

Director, Health Sciences
Kathleen D’Ambrisi, 2016
- A.S., Baltimore City Community College
- B.S., M.S., Univeristy of Maryland
- Ph.D., Capella University

Administrative Office Associate II, Health Sciences
Loralee A. Higgs, 2016
- A.A., Valley College

Clinical Coordinator, Radiography

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


Instructor, Medical Assisting & Phlebotomy
Michele M. Buzard, 2016

- B.A., Thiel College
- M.S., University of Pittsburgh

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     

Dental Hygiene Program Administrative Clinical Specialist, part-time


Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator/Administrator, Dental Assisting
Rebecca L. Leonard, 2013

- B.A., Shippensburg University

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging/Program Coordinator
Michelle L. McDaniel, 2011

- A.S., A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Widener University
- M.A., University of Phoenix

Instructor, Medical Imaging Programs
Megan N. Pepple, 2014

- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Shippensburg University
- M.S., Concordia University 

Instructor, Dental Programs
Jennifer A. Suminski, 2015

- A.A.S., B.S., Ferris State University 
- M.S., University of Michigan 

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

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

Instructor, Radiography

Mathematics & Science Division

Director, Mathematics and Science Division
Laurie M. Montgomery, 2016
- B.S., West Virginia Weslayan College
- M.S., Towson 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, Physical and Life Sciences Laboratory
Jack D. Smith, 1996
- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Hood College


Assistant Professor, Life Sciences/Biotechnology
Rebecca A. Beecroft, 2012                                                                                                          
- B.A., M.S., Hood College
- Ed.D., Shenandoah University

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

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

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

Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Physiology/Biology
Vennece N. Fowlkes, 2014

- A.A. , Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Winthrope University
- Ph.D, University of South Carolina

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

Assistant Professor, 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

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

Assistant Professor, Engineering
C. Edward Sigler, 2014            

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

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

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

Instructor, Physics & Applied Physical Science
Bruce P. Tepke, 2016

- A.S., B.S., Penn State University
- M.S., Indiana 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

Instructor, Microbiology/Anatomy and Physiology

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

Simulation Clinical Skills Lab Assistant, part-time
Bryan C. Rausch, 2014

Student Support Specialist
Christa M. McAllister, 2015

- B.A., St. Mary’s College  of Maryland
- M.Ed., Loyola University of Maryland 


Assistant Professor, Nursing
Michele L. Blash, 2015      
- B.S.N., Millersville University                        
- M.S.N., Mountain State University

Instructor, CNA/GNA
Brenda K. Burk, 2017
- B.S.N., Mountain State University

Instructor, Practical Nursing
Robin L. Hill, 2017 

- A.S., Sheperd University
- B.S.N., M.S.N., Western Governors University

Assistant Professor, 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

Assistant Professor, Nursing
Dawn G. Nally, 2009

- B.S.N., Mountain State University
- M.S.N., Walden University

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

Assistant Professor, 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
Robert C. Rohan, 2016
- B.S., University of Maryland, College Park
- M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Administrative Office Associate II
Jane L. Duff, 2014

- B.S., Frostburg State University

ARCC Facility Coordinator
Amy Sterner

- A.A., Hagerstown Community College


Instructor, Physical Education

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

Assistant Professor, 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
William L. Warburton, 2016
- B.S., West Virginia University
- M.S., University of Baltimore 

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

Cyber Lab Assistant/Advisor for Cybersecurity Program
Thomas H. Aguilera, 2017
- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College

Recruitment Specialist/Advisor for Advanced Manufacturing Technology 
Tairell D. Fulmore, 2016

- B.S., Morgan State University

Recruitment Specialist/Advisor for Cybersecurity


Data Specialist for Cybersecurity Programs, part-time
Michael C. Blackburn

- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Ambassador University 

Commercial Vehicle Transportation

Coordinator, Commercial Vehicle Transportation
Michael J. Stevenson, 2014               
- A.A., University of MD
- B.S., University of NY State
- B.S., Excelsior College
- M.B.A., Touro University

Assistant Coordinator, Commercial Vehicle Transportation
Frederick W. Hughes, 2015

- B.F.A., Kent State University

Commercial Vehicle Transportation Specialist
F. Jane Spielman, 2007


Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Oluwakayode Bamiduro, 2017

- B.S., University of DC 
- M.S., Ph.D., Norfolk State University 

Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity 
Diana M. Bartlett, 2017

- B.S., University of Maryland 
- M.S., McDaniel College
- M.S., Capital Technology University 

Instructor, Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Edward A. Bass, 2016

- B.S.E.S., Trinity College
- M.S.M.E., University of Texas

Instructor, Industrial Technology & Alternative Energy Technology 
Gregory A. Betz, 2016

- B.S., Millersville University 
- M.S., Indiana State University 

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

Instructor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Juan C. Luna, 2017

- B.S., Universidad Tecnologica Nacional 
- M.S., M.S., George Mason University

Instructor, Digital Media Communications
Audra H. Martenot, 2016

- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., M.S., Shippensburg University

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

Instructor, Cybersecurity

Instructor, Simulation and Digital Entertainment