Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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 Academic Administrator
Assistant Professor
M.A. Shepherd University (2020)
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)
Instructor
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
Assistant Professor
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
Instructor

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

Dr. Billie A. Unger (1993)
Program Coordinator of 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)
Director of Facilities and Campus Security
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)

Lisha Burks (2016)
Director of Accelerated Study in Associate Programs
Lecturer

M.S. Capella University (2014)
R.B.A. Shepherd University (2009)

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

Amber Butcher (2018)
Director of STEM Internships and Alumni Outreach Coordinator
Instructor
B.S. West Virginia University (1991)
M.S. West Virginia University (1994)

Annette Cain (2019)
Culinary Instructional Specialist
Lecturer

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)
Chair of The Culinary Arts Academy
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)

J. Todd Diehl (2018)
Advanced Manufacturing Instructional Specialist
Lecturer

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

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

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
Associate Professor
B.A. West Virginia University (1991)
M.P.A. West Virginia University (1993)
M.B.A Shepherd University (2020)

Robert Hopkin (2017)
Advanced Manufacturing Instructional Specialist and Lab Supervisor
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)
Assistant Professor, Advanced Manfacturing
B.E.E. Gannon University (1988)
M.S. Frostburg State University (1991)

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

Rebecca Lewis (2020)
Early Childhood Program Coordinator
Lecturer

M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2005)
B.S. Shepherd University (2002)

Dr. Apryl McDonough (2012)
Director of Prior Learning Assessment
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)
Instructor
B.S. Bridgewater College  (2006)
M.A.T. Frostburg State University (2008)

Jeffrey Moore (2018)
Program Coordinator for Remote Technologies
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)

Kay Ogilive (2019)
Program Coordinator of Cybersecurity
Lecturer

A.A.S. Kaplan College (2009)
B.S. Strayer University (2010)

Duane Roberson (2010)
Director of Electric Utility and Safety Training
Instructor
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2017)

Allen Rundquist (2020)
Environmental Technician Program Coordinator
Lecturer

B.S. Wilkes University (2017)

Morgan Seeley (2016)
Workforce Programs Instructional Specialist
Instructor
A.A. Potomac State College of West Virginia University (2010)
B.A. Shepherd University (2019)

Cynthia Shank (2018)
Instuctional Specialist for Mathematics
Instructor

B.M. Peabody Conservatory (1976)
M.Ed. Towson University (1982)

Stephen Shank (2018)
Program Coordinatory for Information Technology and Database Management
Instructor
A.A. Hagerstown Community College (1971)
B.S. Towson University (1975)
M.Ed. Shippensburg University (1993)

Gerald Sigado III (2019)
Program Coordinator for Applied Drone Technology
Lecturer

B.S. Virginia Tech (2013)

Elizabeth Spring (2017)
Environmental and Applied Lab Technologies Program Manager
Assistant Professor
B.S. West Virginia Institute of Technology (1987)
M.A. Marshall University (2003)

Sallie Sterling (2012)
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)
Mechatronics Faculty and Solar Program Coordinator
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)

Douglas Wood (2019)
Lecturer

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)
Health Information Management 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)

Christina Copenhaver (2019)
Lecturer
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2011)
B.S. Shenandoah University (2016)

Sera Drevnak (2020)
Lecturer
M.S. Duke University (2005)
B.A. Cornell University (1999)

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

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)

Ethel Myers (2019)
Emergency Medical Services Program Director
Lecturer

B.S. Shepherd University (2000)

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

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)

Kimberly Polinik (2020)
Lecturer
B.S. West Virginia University (2016)
B.A. West Virginia University (2010)
M.A. West Virginia University (2010)

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

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

Jack Tensley (2020)
Emergency Medical Services Clinical Coordinator
Lecturer
A.A.S. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2008)

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)