Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Faculty


Dr. Peter G. Checkovich (1987)
President
Professor of Education
B.A. University of Virginia (1971)
M.Ed. University of Virginia (1975)
Ed.S. University of Virginia (1979)
Ed.D. University of Virginia (1985)

School of Professional Studies and University Transfer

Dr. R. Craig Miller (2005)
Chief Finance and Administrative Officer/Vice President of the School of Professional Studies and University Transfer
Professor
B.S. Shepherd College (1998)
M.B.A. Frostburg University (2003)
Ed.D. West Virginia University (2013)

Amanda Burnell (2012)
E-Learning Support Specialist
Instructor
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2013)

Todd Cimino-Johnson (2016)
Program Coordinator of Business and Economics
Assistant Professor
B.S. Shepherd University (2005)
M.B.A. Shepherd University (2006)
M.A. American Public University (2017)

Dr. Katherine Cox (2013)
Associate Dean of Humanities
Associate Professor
B.A. Harvard University (1987)
M.A. University of Virginia (2002)
Ed.D. West Virginia University (2009)

Brett Gallagher (2008)
Dean of the School of Professional Studies and University Transfer
Associate Professor
B.A. West Virginia University (2007)
M.A.T. Shepherd University (2011)
M.A. West Virginia University (2015)

Jackie Griggs (2013)
Coordinator of Academic Affairs
Assistant Professor
A.A. Hagerstown Community College (2002)
B.S. Shepherd University (2005)
M.A. West Virginia University (2017)

Heather Huggett (2015)
English Coordinator
Assistant Professor

B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1995)
M.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1997)

Challice LaRose (2017)
Human Services Program Coordinator
Instructor

B.A. West Virginia University (2013)
M.S.W. West Virginia University (2017)

K. Page Moore (2015)
Associate Dean of Business & Social Sciences
Assistant Professor
B.A. West Virginia University (2011)
M.A. West Virginia University (2011)

Rebecca Moore (1992)
Associate Professor
B.S. Shepherd College (1990)
M.B.A. West Virginia University (1994)
Ed.S. George Washington University (2005)

Seth Mose (2019)
Lecturer
B.A. Bridgewater College (2005)
M.S. Towson University (2011)

Kerri Namolik (2007)
Assistant Professor
B.A. The University of Pittsburgh (2003)
M.L.S. West Virginia University (2010)

Ann Price (2011)
Program Coordinator of Accounting
Associate Professor
Certified Public Accountant (1989)
B.S. Shepherd College (1987)
M.B.A. West Virginia University (1987)

Dr. Holley Ralston (2017)
Program Coordinator of Social Sciences
Instructor
B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan University (1995)
M.A. West Virginia University (1999)
Ph.D. Free University of Berlin (2012)

James Ralston (1984)
Assistant Professor
B.A. Alma College (1966)
M.A. Wayne State University (1967)

Joshua Rider (2018)
Education Program Coordinator
Instructor

B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College (2010)
M.A.T. Marshall University (2015)

Sara Shade (2011)
Instructional Technologist
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College (2011)
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2014)
M.S. Purdue University (2019)

Craig Smith (2019)
Criminal Justice Program Coordinator
Lecturer

B.S. James Madison University (1992)
M.A. George Washington University (2004)

Dr. Billie A. Unger (1993)
Program Coordinator, Liberal Arts
Professor
B.A. Shepherd College (1981)
M.A. West Virginia University (1990)
Ed.D. West Virginia University (2003)

Steven Wolfe (2018)
Instructor
B.S. Bridgewater College (2013)
M.A. The University of Texas at Tyler (2016)

Workforce and Engineering Technologies

Dr. Ann Shipway (2002)
Vice President of Workforce and Engineering Technologies
Professor
A.A.S. Allegany College of Maryland (1986)
A.A. Allegany College of Maryland (1986)
B.A. College of Notre Dame of Maryland (1988)
M.A. College of Notre Dame of Maryland (1993)
Ed.D. West Virginia University (2009)

Michael Allenbaugh (2017)
Instructional Specialist of Advanced Manufacturing
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge CTC (2016)

James Bayly (2014)
Energy Coordinator
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge CTC (2015)

Sandra Baker (2007)
Instructor
A.A.S Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2007)

Larry Bickett (2013)
Mechatronics Lab Assistant
Instructor
Facilities Director
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2013)

Janet Branch (2014)
Division Chair of Information Technology
Program Coordinator of Digital Media Studies and Software Development Engineering

Assistant Professor
B.S. Virginia Commonwealth University (1985)
M.S. Old Dominion University (2005)

Adam Bridendolph (2017)
Associate Dean of Mechatronics and Engineering Technology
Instructor
B.S. Old Dominion University (2010)
M.E. Old Dominion University (2013)

Laura Busey (2009)
Dean of Instruction
|Instructor
B.A. Shepherd University (2008)
 

Amber Butcher (2018)
Coordinator of Internship Placement and Alumni Outreach
Lecturer
B.S. West Virginia University (1991)
M.S. West Virginia University (1994)

Annette Cain (2019)
Instructor
B.A. Shepherd University (1995)

Kathy Collis (2013)
Assistant Professor
B.S. Cedarville University (1987)
M.S. Shippensburg University (1989)

Matthew Collis (2019)
Lecturer
A.A.S Hagerstown Community College (2018)

Miriam Conroy (2016)
Department Chair/Instructor
Culinary Arts Certificate L'Academie de Cuisine (2007)
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2017)

Samantha Cook (2015)
Instructor
A.A.S. Fairmont State University Pierpont Community and Technical College (2012)

Diana Crouse (2016)
Program Coordinator
Foundation Assistant
Instructor
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2008)

Jeffrey Diehl (2017)
Lecturer
AAS Lord Fairfax Community College (1991)

J. Todd Diehl (2018)
Lecturer

Paul Emanuel (2015)
Program Coordinator of Applied Laboratory Technician
Assistant Professor
B.S. Waynesburg University (1992)
M.S. West Virginia University (2014)

Kevi Furgason (2019)
Lecturer
B.A. University of Pittsburgh (2005)

Kimberly Graves (2019)
Lecturer
B.S. Queen's University (1997)
B. Ed. Queen's University (1998)
M. Ed. University of Toronto (2011)

Cynthia Gruber (2017)
Culinary Instructional Specialist
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2005)

Amber Henson (2008)
Program Coordinator of Mathematics
Assistant Professor
A.A. Garrett College (2001)
B.S. Shepherd College (2003)
M.Ed. Frostburg State University (2007)

Tiffany Hine (2011)
Program Coordinator of Agribusiness
Assistant Professor
B.A. West Virginia University (1991)
M.P.A. West Virginia University (1993)

Robert Hopkin (2017)
Advanced Manufacturing Instructional Specialist
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2016)

Dr. Cynthia Hull-Miller (2011)
Associate Dean of Career Advancement
Associate Professor
A.A. Hagerstown Community College (1977)
B.A. Hood College (1979)
M.Ed. Frostburg State University (2007)
Ed.S. Educational Leadership, Liberty University (2017)

Patricia Irwin (2017)
Instructor
B.E.E. Gannon University (1988)
M.S. Frostburg State University (1991)

Lara Johnson (2012)
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Baltimore International College (2001)
B.A. American Public University (2015)
M.Ed. Western Governors University

John Lane (2016)
Instructor
A.A.S. Ohio State University (1986)
A.S.T. Pennsylvania Culinary Institute (2004)
A.S.T. Le Cordon Bleu (2004)

M. Scott Largent (2017)
Lecturer

Dr. Apryl McDonough (2012)
Director of Prior Learning Assessment
Program Coordinator of Board of Governors
Associate Professor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2009)
B.S. Kaplan University (2011)
M.B.A. American Public University (2013)
Ed.D. Capella University (2017)

Brandon Michael (2019)
Lecturer
A.A.S Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2013)

Adam Miller (2019)
Lecturer
B.S. Bridgewater College  (2006)
M.A.T. Frostburg State University (2008)

Jeffrey Moore (2018)
Instructor
A.A.S Blue Ridge Community and Technical College(2013)

Michele Morrison (2009)
Associate Dean of Information Technology and Department of Mathematics
Assistant Professor
A.A. Potomac State College (1995)
B.S. West Virginia University (1998)
M.A. West Virginia University 2000)

Duane Roberson (2010)
Program Coordinator of Electrical Distribution
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2017)

Morgan Seeley (2016)
Instructional Specialist of Agribusiness
Instructor
A.A. Potomac State College of West Virginia University (2010)

Gerald Sigado III (2019)
Lecturer
B.S. Virginia Tech (2013)

Cynthia Shank (2018)
Instructor
B.M. Peabody Conservatory (1976)
M.Ed. Towson University (1982)

Stephen Shank (2018)
Instructor
A.A. Hagerstown Community College (1971)
B.S. Towson University (1975)
M.Ed. Shippensburg University (1993)

Elizabeth Spring (2017)
Program Manager of Applied Laboratory Technology
Instructor
B.S. West Virginia Institute of Technology (1987)
M.A. Marshall University (2003)

Sallie Sterling (2012)
Department Chair of Mathematics
Assistant Professor
B.S. Shippensburg University (1976)
M.A. University of Maryland Baltimore County (1984)

Jennifer Smith (2017)
Culinary Instructional Specialist
Lecturer
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2016)

David Teets (2011)
Lab Supervisor
Instructor

Steve Weiss (2008)
Associate Dean of Culinary Arts Academy
Instructor
A.A.S. Dutchess Community College (1986)
A.A.S. Baltimore's International Culinary Art Institute (1988)
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2014)

Tatyana Zidarov (2018)
Instructor
A.A.S Purdue University Global (2002)
B.S. University of National and World Economy (1998)
M.S. Purdue University Global (2013)

School of Health Sciences

Leslie See (2005)
Vice President of Enrollment Management & Allied Health
Associate Professor
B.S. Shepherd University (1998)
M.S. Mountain State University (2004)

Scott Blizzard (2019)
HIM Externship Coordinator
Lecturer
A.A. S. Purdue University Global (2003)
A.A.S. Purdue University Global (2007)

Christopher Cobian (2012)
Allied Health Science Academic Coordinator
Associate Professor
M.S.W University of Maryland, Baltimore (2004)
B.A. Messiah College (1998)

Kathryn Colvin (2019)
Lecturer
M.S.N. The University of Saint Mary (2018)
B.S.N. West Virginia University (2014)
B.S. Franklin and Marshall College (2002)

Denise Gilliland (2019)
Lecturer
B.S.N. University of Maryland, Baltimore (2003)
M.S.N. American Sentinel University (2017)

Dr. John Jacko (2012)
Associate Professor
B.S. Rutgers University (1984)
D.P.M. Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (1991)

Linda Kimes (2015)
Program Coordinator of Health Information Management
Instructor
AHIMA Approved ICD 10 CM/PCS Trainer (2016)
A.A.S. Health Information Management (1997)
B.S. Mountain University OL (2008)

Bruce Kowiatek (2019)
Lecturer
B.A. University of Pittsburgh (1998)
M.B.A. Shenandoah University (2002)
Pharm. D. Shenandoah University (2002)

Dr. Kent LeMaster (2018)
Instructor
B.S. West Virginia University (2013)
M.S. West Virginia University (2015)
Ph.D. University of Western Ontario (2018)

Dr. Chrystal L. McDonald (2011)
Program Coordinator of Physical Therapist Assistant
Professor
M.P.T. Shenandoah University (2002)
D.P.T. Shenandoah University (2005)

Kathy Monroe (2010)
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1989)
M.S. University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1992)

Michael O'Donnell (2014)
Assistant Professor
B. S. West Virginia University (1985)
M. S. Shippensburg University (1998)

Ethel Myers (2019)
Lecturer
B.S. Shepherd University (2006)

Dr. George Perry (2004)
Professor
B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College (1982)
M.Ed. West Virginia Wesleyan College (1990)
Ed.D. West Virginia University (2004)

P. Michele Sheely (2010)
Clinical Coordinator of Physical Therapist Assistant
Instructor
A.A. Frederick Community College (1994)
A.S. Pennsylvania State University (1997)
R.B.A. Marshall University (2011)

Angel M. Smith (2016)
Externship Coordinator of Medical Assisting
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College (2010)

Richard Snyder (2006)
Chair of Allied Health Science
Program Coordinator of Medical Assisting
Associate Professor
B.A. Carson-Newman College (1986)
R.M.A. American Medical Technologists (2003)
M.A. West Virginia University (2011)

Randolph Spies (2005)
Program Coordinator of Emergency Medical Services
Instructor
A.A.S. Hagerstown Community College (2004)
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2012)

Michelle Towne (2016)
Director of Nursing
Assistant Professor
B.S.N University of Phoenix (2004)
M.S.N University of Phoenix (2007)

Christin Weiss (2016)
Assistant Professor
B.S.N Shenandoah University (2010)
M.S.N. Capella University (2018)