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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

Academic Catalog

2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directory: Office of Academic Affairs: Faculty/Divisions

Behavioral & Social Sciences/Business Division

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
Glynis L. Cosner, 2018
- A.A., Allegheny College of Maryland
- B.S., Frostburg State University


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, Psychology
Christine M. Cramer, 2020

- B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland
- M.S., Loyola University
- Ph.D., Brigham Young University

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

Associate Professor, United States and World History
Timothy M. Jenness, 2012

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

Associate 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

Associate 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., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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

Assistant Professor, 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 

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

Assistant Professor, 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

Instructor, Psychology

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 & Transition Specialist
Sheriann A. Holder-France, 2019

- B.A., M.S., Long Island University

Learning Support Specialists
Charles A. Coffin, 2018

- A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., Frostburg State University
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
-TESOL Certification, American TESOL Institute
-B.A., Hood College
-M.A.(2), Catholic University
Christopher Nelling, 2014
- B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
- M.S., Shippensburg University
Caleb F. Shank, 2020
- A.A., Hagerstown Community College
- B.A., Shippensburg University


Assistant Professor, Developmental Mathematics
Richard D. Campbell Jr., 2007
- 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

Instructor, English Language Learners
Catherine E. Hadley, 2010

- TESOL Certification, American TESOL Institute
- B.A., Hood College
- M.A. (2), Catholic University

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

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

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

Associate Professor, Developmental Mathematics
Rebecca A. Westmeyer, 2006
- B.S., Shepherd University
- M.A.T., University of Idaho
- M.Ed., Fairmont State University 

English & Humanities Division


Administrative Office Associate, English and Humanities
Madeline V. Cepeda, 2019

- A.A.(2), A.A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S., University of Central Florida

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


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

Instructor, Art Appreciation/Art History

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

Assistant Professor, Dance
Alyssa J. Little, 2012

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

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

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

Associate 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

Instructor, English and Speech
Sean G. Wynkoop, 2019
- B.A., M.A., Salisbury University 

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
Rennes D. Carbaugh, 2017
- B.A., Fairmont State University

Health Sciences Division

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
Jessica H. Baker, 2019
- A.A., Calhoun Community College
- B.A., Athens State University

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


Instructor Dental Hygiene
Kelanie L. Yordy, 2018

- A.S., B.S., Penn College of Technology
- M.Ed., Concordia University

Dental Hygiene Program Administrative Clinical Specialist, part-time
Loretta J. Buser, 2017

- A.A., Washington Bible College      

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

- B.A., Shippensburg University

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

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

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging Programs
Megan N. Dayhoff, 2014

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

Assistant Professor, Dental Programs
Jennifer A. Suminski, 2015

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

Instructor/Program Coordinator, Electronic Health Records and Health Information Management 
Tanda A. Emanuel, 2019

- A.A.S., Hagerstown Business College/Kaplan
- A.A.S., Mountwest Community and Technical College
- B.S., University of Charleston
- M.B.A., Mount Saint Mary’s University

Mathematics & 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


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

Instructor, Chemistry
Patrick S. Benecewicz, 2020

- B.S., York College of PA
- M.S., Duquesne University

Instructor, Environmental Studies/Life Sciences
Jane J. Choi-Doan 

- B.S., SUNY, Geneseo
- M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University

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. Blank, 2002
- B.S., Frostburg State University
- M.S., University of Tennessee
- Ph.D., University of Idaho

Instructor, Biological Sciences/Anatomy and Physiology
Christine M. Dubowy, 2020

- B.S., Pennsylvania State University
- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 

Instructor, Physics

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

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

Instructor, Mathematics

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

Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences
Timothy A. McCollum, 2018

- B.S., M.S., Cleveland State University 
- M.S., Case Western Reserve University

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

Instructor, Biology

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

Nursing Division

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

Lab Coordinator, Nursing
Matthew J. Dorsey, 2009

- A.S., Hagerstown Community College
- B.S.N., Frostburg State University 

Simulation Clinical Skills Lab Assistant
Bryan C. Rausch, 2014
- A.A.S., American Public University

Student Support Specialist - grant


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

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

Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing
Robin L. Hill, 2017 

- A.S., Shepherd 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
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

Exercise Science and Health Division

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 and Athletic Coordinator
Amy Sterner, 1997

- A.A., Hagerstown Community College

Athletic Trainer
Caleb F. Zecher, 2019

- B.S., Towson University
- M.A., Hood College


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
Shannon M. Cameron, 2008
- B.S., James Madison University
- M.A., University of South Carolina

Technology and Computer Studies Division

Nancy G. Arnone, 2018
- B.S., James Madison University
- M.S., San Diego State University

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

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, Web and Animation Technology 
Victor O. Adegboyega-Edun, 2018
- B.F.A., Yaba College of Technology 
- B.A., M.S., Shippensburg University 
- M.S., Fort Hays State University

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 

Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Edward A. Bass, 2016

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

Assistant Professor, Industrial Technology & Alternative Energy Technology 
Gregory A. Betz, 2016

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

Instructor, Computer Science
Brittany L. Lamma, 2020

- B.S., M.S., Towson University

Instructor, Cybersecurity
Harald Jazdziewski, 2019
- A.S., Frederick Community College
- B.S., M.S., University of Maryland University College
- M.B.A., Walden University

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Juan C. Luna, 2017

- B.S., Universidad Tecnologica Nacional 
- M.S.(2), George Mason University

Assistant Professor, Digital Media Communications
Audra Haddock-Martenot, 2016

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

Instructor, Information Systems Technology
Douglas K. Leisher, 2020
- B.A., M.S., Shippensburg University