Jun 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Catalog

Faculty


Academic Success Area

Cynthia H. Catherwood,  Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic Success, B.A., M.A., Creighton University

Stefanie Emrich, Reading and Learning Skills Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Debra Holst, Academic Foundations Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Colleen Kroeger, Exploratory Studies & Integrated Learning Skills Instructor, B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., St. Mary’s University

Sheryl Mason, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies

Kevin Mortensen, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ed Pfeffer, English as a Second Language Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., M.A., Ohio University

Felicity White, Exploratory Studies & Integrated Learning Skills Instructor, B.A., University of Illinois; M.F.A., Creighton University 

 

Applied Technology Area

Scott Broady, Dean of Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Graduate Certificate in Career and Technical Education, Northern Arizona University

Gregory Babst, Utility Line Instructor, A.A.S., Northeast Community College

Tim Bowling, Utility Line Technician and Electrical Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; journeyperson

Dave Havranek, Utility Line Instructor, A.A.S., Northeast Community College, Journeyperson Lineperson, J.A.T.C., OPPD crew leader training

Kevin Ingalls, Diesel Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Southeast Community College; ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician

Michael Kuebler, Truck Driving Instructor

Brooks RashDiesel Technology Instructor,  A.A.S Wyoming Technical Institute, ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician,  Detroit Diesel HDEP system certified,  Wester Star System certified,  Allison automatic certified, Setra Motorcoach certified.

Scott Resler, Diesel Technology Instructor, ASE Heavy/Medium Duty expert Certified, Detroit HDEP/MDEG Certified, Western Star/Freightliner Expert Certified, Heavy Duty Truck Systems Professional Certified. Aftertreatment and electrical specialist; Cummins multi-engine Certified, Paccar engine and Paccar/ Endurant transmission Certified, Eaton Performance transmission Certified, Detroit Series 60 Expert Certified. Mercedes Benz Heavy 4000/900 Expert Certified, Detroit Dt12 Professional Certified.

Robert Wasilewski, Truck Driving Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University

Business Area

Dr. Marla Ashe, Dean of Business,D.B.A. in International Business from Argosy University, M.B.A. in Marketing from Keller Graduate School of Management, B.S. in Interpersonal Communication from Arizona State University.

Victoria Badura, Accounting/Business Administration Instructor, Ph.D. in Business, Capella University; M.Acc., and B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; C.P.A. Certificate and license, State of Nebraska, Postsecondary Teaching Permit, Nebraska Department of Education.

Larry Buland, Finance/Real Estate/Business Administration Instructor, M.B.A, University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S. Kansas State University, AFC®, Real Estate Broker’s License, State of Nebraska

Robert Caldwell, Business Administration Instructor, A.A. Mohawk Valley Community College; B.S. State University of New York at Oneonta; M.B.A. Doane University; M.P.A. University of Nebraska at Omaha; PMP/CAPM Project Management Institute; CSM Scrum Alliance; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Solomon Institute; State of Nebraska Postsecondary Teaching Permit, Nebraska Department of Education

Richard Carter, Economics Instructor, B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., University of Oklahoma

Deb Gaspard, Business Administration Instructor, B.A., Tulane University; M.B.A. in Marketing and Management, A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University; State of Nebraska, Postsecondary Teaching Permit, Nebraska Department of Education; Certified Customer Service Professional (CCSP®) from the National Customer Service Association; Certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

William Jefferson, Accounting/Business Administration Instructor, Ph.D. in Advanced Accounting, Northcentral University, M.B.A. in Financial Managment, Wharton Division University of Pennsylvania, B.B.A. in Accounting, Ohio University

Rita Kleeman, Accounting Instructor, B.A., Briar Cliff University; C.P.A. certificate and license, State of Nebraska; Real Estate  license, State of Nebraska

Tammy Madsen, Business Administration/Workplace Skills Instructor, Doctor of Education Ed.D. in Higher Education and Adult Learning, Walden University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Graduate Certificate in Human Resources, Kaplan University; Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology, University of Missouri, Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR®) from Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Asante’ Moody, Management Instructor, A.A.S, Kansas City Kansas Community College; B.G.S. University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Doane College

Heather Nelson, Entrepreneurship/Business Administration Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Executive M.B.A., University of  Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., Peru State College, Graduate Certificate in Human Resources, Peru State College.

Ashley Peters, Accounting/Finance/Business Administration Instructor, B.S., Southern Nazarene University, M.B.A., Upper Iowa University;

M.S. Southern New Hampshire University; M.S. Oklahoma State University, AFC®, Postsecondary Teaching Permit, Nebraska Department of Education. 

Liliana Petersen, Entrepreneurship/Business Administration Instructor, M.S.-I.T.M. and M.B.A., Creighton University; Ph.D. Business and International Management, Northcentral University; LEAN/Six Sigma, Aveta Business Institute

Daniel Prentice, Accounting Instructor, M.S.A., Regis University; C.P.A. license - Colorado & Nebraska

Carley Raneri, Accounting Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; C.P.A. certificate and license, State of Nebraska

Andrew Sagartz, Legal Studies/Business Administration Instructor, J.D., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management; B.S., Lesley College; law licenses, Illinois and Ohio

Tim Sweeney, Economics/Business Administration Instructor, B.S., Montana State University; M.B.A, Colorado State University-Pueblo; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; PMP

Sherman Willis, Legal Studies/Insurance Instructor, B.A., Grinnell College, J.D., University of Iowa, RICP®, CAP®, Licensed Insurance Agent - States of Nebraska & Iowa, law license, State of Nebraska, Postsecondary Teaching Permit, Nebraska Department of Education.

Seth Woodke, Real Estate/Economics/Business Administration Instructor, M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S. in Educational Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Real Estate salesperson license, State of Nebraska

Construction Education Area

Jacquie Armstrong, Associate Dean of Construction Education, B.A. Washington State University; MAOM, University of Phoenix

Jerry Delaney, Electrical Apprenticeship Coordinator, N.S.E.D. Licensed Electrical Contractor

Christopher Dyer, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor

Nicholas Hawkins, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, State of Iowa Journeyman License

Andrew Henrichs, Construction and Building Science Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Joseph Hurd, Construction and Building Science Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College

Stephanie Ling, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, AIA, Registered Architect - NE, B.S.D, M.Arch, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Luke Littleton, Plumbing Apprenticeship Coordinator, A.A., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University

Zachary Pechacek, Electrical Technology Instructor; Master Electrician

Chris Pitschmann,  Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Metropolitan Community College; Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor; State of Iowa HVAC/R Master License, State of Iowa Hydronics Master License, State of Iowa Mechanical Master License

Andrew Queen, Plumbing Technology Instructor, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Metropolitan Community College, Master Plumbing License City of Omaha, ACAD Commercial Journeyman License, Grade VI Water Operator/Backflow License, Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer

Scott Schmidt, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor 

Trevor Secora, Construction and Building Science Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; journeyperson, Carpenter Local 444; B.S. Wayne State College.

Ryan Schafer, Construction and Building Science Instructor

Dustin Shropshire, Civil Engineering Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, L.S.I.T. Nebraska.

Laurie Smith, Electrical Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; IBEW Local 22

Paul Sutherland, Electrical Technology Instructor, IBEW electrician

Marty Vaughan, Electrical Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; Master Electrician, IBEW Local 763

Yuliya Vishnevskaya, Civil Engineering Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., St. Petersburg Mining University-Russia; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Corey Woods, Construction and Building Science Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College B.S. Wayne State College

Bruce Yoder, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, AIA, Registered Architect - NE, B.S.D, M.Arch, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Culinary Arts, Hospitality, and Horticulture Area

Brian O’Malley, Associate Dean of Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Horticulture; Executive Director of the Institute for the Culinary Arts, B.A., New England Culinary Institute, M.S., Bellevue University

Lauren Balak, Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership Instructor, A.O.S., The Culinary Institute of America, B.S., The University of Memphis, M.S., The Culinary Institute of America

Thomas Bruning, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, B.S. Buena Vista College; M.S. Iowa State University

Douglas Chrisman, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, B.P.S., The Culinary Institute of America

Cathy Curtis, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, B.S., Bellevue University

James Davis, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, A.O.S., Le Cordon Bleu

Kristina Engler, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.L.A., M.U.R.P., University of Minnesota; Registered Landscape Architect

Chase Grove, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Oystein Solberg, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, Norwegian culinary diploma, Steinkjer VGS

Jeana Svoboda, Horticulture, Land Systems, and Management Instructor, A.A.S., McCook Community College; B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Horticulture Therapy Certification, Kansas State University

Health Professions Area

Hal Strough, Dean of Health Professions, Ph.D., Purdue University; M.S., Ed.S., Eastern Kentucky University; B.S., Central Michigan University; ATC

Lacey Attebery, Medical Assisting Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, C.M.A., American Association of Medical Assistants, M.A., Nebraska Health and Human Services

Diana Blum, Nursing Instructor, A.S., B.S.N., College of Saint Mary; M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Post Master’s Nursing Administration certificate, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Richelle Christensen, Nursing Instructor and Program Director, Ed.D. in Nursing Education, Nebraska Methodist College, M.S., Nursing Education, College of Saint Mary, B.S.N., College of Saint Mary, A.S.N., College of Saint Mary, RN in the State of Nebraska, BLS and ACLS

Constance Crouch, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor, B.A., University of Northern Colorado; B.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College

John Detwiler, RRTRespiratory Technology Instructor and Clinical Coordinator, certificate, Metropolitan Community College; A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kristin Dolezal, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College; M.S.N., Regis University

Dawn Goodsell, Health Data and Information Management Systems Instructor, A.S., B.S., Clarkson College; RHIA, CCS, CPC-I, CPC, COC

Kelly Hajek, Health Data and Information Management Systems Instructor and Program Director, A.S., B.B.L., College of St. Mary; RHIA

Janice Hess, Health Information Management Systems Instructor, M.S., M.Ed., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; RHIA, RHIT, RHDS

Craig Jacobus, Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Instructor and Program Director, NRP, B.A., Trinity Christian College; EMT-P; Ingalls Hospital/South Cook County Emergency Medical Services System, EMSI, St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights; B.S., D.C., National College of Chiropractic Medicine

Peter Landmark, Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Instructor and AHA Program Director, NRP, B.S., Creighton University

Kevin Laughlin, Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Instructor, A.S. Tidewater Community College, Critical Care Paramedic, Creighton University

Susan Lund, Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) Instructor and Program Director, M.S.N., Western Governors University, B.S.N., Western Governors University, A.S.N., Metropolitan Community College

Grace Miller, Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Instructor, NRP, EMSI, A.A.S Metropolitan Community College A.A. Arkansas State College

Kristine Palmer, Health Information Management Systems Instructor and Public Health Program Director, certified dental assistant;  A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A.S., Peru State College

Troy Peterson, Nursing Instructor, RN-BSN Nebraska Wesleyan University, A.A.S Metropolitan Community College, Paramedic Certificate- Metropolitan Community College, B.S. Business Admin- Midlands Lutheran College

Brandy Robbins, RRT, Respiratory Therapy Instructor, B.S Bellevue University, MS, Chadron State College, Licensed Respiratory Therapist of Nebraska, BLA, PALS, and ACLS certified

Candace Ryan, RRT, Respiratory Technology Instructor and Program Director , B.S., Midland Lutheran College; M.H.A., Bellevue University 

Lori Saville, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College 

Leslie Seaman, Nursing Instructor, MSN, BSN, Nebraska Wesleyan University, AND, Metropolitan Community College, CRRN, RN, BLS

Aimee Semin, RRT, Respiratory Technology Instructor, B.S., Midland Lutheran College, Licensed Respiratory Therapist state of Nebraska, BLS and ACLS certified

Melanie Shaw, Medical Assisting Instructor and Program Director, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, C.M.A. Alegent Health Medical Assisting

Jeffrey (Boomer) Strawn, Fire Science and EMS Instructor and Program Director, B.A., Bellevue University; EMT certification, Creighton University

Carol Widman, Health Information Management Systems Instructor and Program Director, B.S., Bellevue University; CPPM

Alex Winter, Nursing Instructor, B.S.N., Clarkson College; M.S.N., Regis University; Ed.D., Walden University

Nancy Zolck, Certified Nursing Assistant and Medication Aide Instructor, B.S.N., RN, Methodist College of Nursing, Omaha, NE; Board Certified gerontological nurse by American Nurses Association

Humanities and The Arts Area

 

Sana Amoura, English and Communication Studies Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S.W., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Alison Arant, English Instructor, B.A., John Brown University; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Kimberly Armstrong, English Instructor, B.A. Creighton University; M.A. Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Donovan Beery, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.F.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Anne Burton, Art Instructor, B.A., University of Richmond; M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Laura Chambers, Humanities Instructor, B.A., M.A., Creighton University

Adam Dienst-Scott, Photography Instructor, B.F.A., Emporia State University; M.F.A., Kansas State University

Susan Ely, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Helen Fountain, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Kris Fulkerson, English Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lawrence Gawel, Photography Instructor, B.F.A., Edinboro University; M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University

Amanda (Dora) Gerding, English Instructor, A.A.S., Minnesota State Community and Technical College; B.A., Minnesota State University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Katherine Gubbels, English Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Alea Hall, English Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., University of Nebraska 

R.C. Hoover, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., Washington State University

Katie Hupp, English Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Andrea Iaccheri, Communication Studies Instructor, B.A., M.A., M.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Ohio University

Kam Jamshidi, Communication Studies Instructor, B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato; Ed.D., College of St. Mary, Omaha

Chad Jorgensen, English Instructor, B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Erin Joy, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., Iowa State University

Elizabeth Kay, English Instructor, B.A., Weber State University; M.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

BonnieJean Kurle, Philosophy Instructor, B.A., M.A., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Andrea Lang, English and Humanities Instructor, B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Steve Lovett, English Instructor, B.A., South Dakota State University; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Robert Maass, Video and Audio Communications Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Antonio Martinez, Art Instructor, B.F.A., Wichita State University, M.F.A., University of Kansas

Luann Matthies, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., Midland Lutheran College; M.A.Ed., Kearney State College; M.F.A., University of South Dakota

Janet McCarthy, Philosophy Instructor, B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University

Brett Mertins, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

TeAnna Mirfield, Video Audio Communication Arts Instructor, M.A., Emerson College

Carrie L. Morgan, Art History Instructor, B.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.L.I.S. San Jose State University

Joseph Piper, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.F.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Amy Rector, English Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jordan Scribner, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, M.F.A., Savannah College of Art & Design, B.F.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lilith Smith, Art Instructor, B.A., B.S., Fairmont State University; M.F.A. University of Cincinnati

Kym Snelling, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ian Snyder, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.S., Texas State University

Sara Staroska, English Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.F.A., California College of the Arts

Nanci Stephenson, Fashion Design and Interior Design Instructor, B.S., M.S., ASID, NCIDQ, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cindy Stover, Communication Studies Instructor, B.S., Kearney State College; M.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney

Shelia Talbitzer, Photography Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.F.A., University of Notre Dame

Melissa Tayles, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., Fort Hays State University

Virginia (Susan) Trinkle-Tamayo, Humanities Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Mary Umberger, Communication Studies, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park 

Marni Valerio, English Instructor, B.A., University of Dallas; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Scott Working, Theatre and English Instructor, B.F.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Industrial Technology Area

Scott Broady, Dean of Skilled Trades and Technical Sciences, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Graduate Certificate in Career and Technical Education, Northern Arizona University

Joseph Baker, Auto Collision Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; ASE Master Collision Instructor; I-CAR PDP instructor; PPG automotive refinishing MVP; Chief Frame Alignment certification in laser measuring

John Banark, Precision Machine Technology Instructor, A.A., Iowa Western Community College

Christian Beaty, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; member, American Welding Society

Jeff Blatchford, Electrical Mechanical Maintenance Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College

Robert Boyer, Manufacturing, Power, and Process Operations Technology Instructor, A.A.S./HVACR, Metropolitan Community College; B.A., Bellevue University

Tom Brandt, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S. in Welding Technology, Southeast Community College.

Nicholas Braun, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Mike Burright, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S, Metropolitan Community Collège, ASE Master Technician L1 Certified, Volvo G2 Master Technician, Volvo Electric/ Hybrid Vehicle Certified

Peter Butler, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Central Community College, ASE Master Technician L1 Certified, Subaru Senior Master Technician, factory training from Mitsubishi-Caterpillar Forklifts of America, Jungheinrich Gene Lifts, and JLG.

Christopher Cogan, Auto Collision Technology Instructor, Universal Technical Institute - CRRT Certificate, ASE Master Certification in Automotive Collision, I-CAR PDP teaching certification, Chief Frame Alignment certification.

Brad M. Dieckmann, Automotive Technology Instructor, Mopar CAP.  B.A. Bowling Green State University,  B.S. DeVry University.  ASE Master Certified (A1-A-9) L1 Advanced.  Chrysler quad-certified Master Technician.33 yrs field Exp, 9 yrs. FCA Corporate Technical Training.

David Donham, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Joe Eledge, Electrical Mechanical Technology Instructor, Journeyman, Fanuc certified robotics

Christopher Ellinwood, Welding Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; certified welding inspector; certified welding educator

Willy Fisher, Manufacturing, Power and Process Operations Technology Instructor, United States Army Aviation Center, Certification.

Bryan Geise, Precision Machine Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Tool and Die Making, Des Moines Area Community College

Robert Gentleman, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College, ASE Master Technician L1Certified, Acura Master Technician, factory training from Kia, Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota.

William Gentleman, Toyota T-Ten Automotive Technology Instructor, ASE Master Technician, L1 Certified, Toyota Master Certified, Lexus Master, Factory training from Honda/Acura and Nissan

Michael Guericke, Prototype Design Instructor, B.S. Doane College; Fulbright Fellow University of Heidelberg

Michael Hipp, Welding Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; Certified Crain Rigging and Signaling

Robert Hocking, Welding Technology Instructor, certified welding inspector; certified welding educator

Lucas Kern, Precision Machine Technology Instructor, AAS Precision Machine technology MCC

Terry Kuebler, Powersports Technology Instructor, Diploma Southeast Community College; ASE A1, A5, A6, G1 certified, factory training from Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, and Polaris

David Lueders, Mechanical Design Technology Instructor, A.S., B.S., University of Nebraska

Patrick McKibbin, Auto Collision Technology Instructor; ASE Master Collision Instructor; I-CAR PDP instructor; trained in Axalta Refinish, Sherwin Williams Auto Refinish, and Chief Measuring Systems; and GM Training

Darin Owens, Welding Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College

Timothy Sievers, Auto Collision Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Northeast Community College, ASE Master Collision Instructor; I-Car PDP Instructor, Certified Axalta, Glasurit, Spies Hecker, Refinish Technician

Richard Swierczek, Automotive Technology Instructor, UTI Omaha; factory training from General Motors Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Subaru (master tech); ASE master tech L1 certified, ATRA; ATSG training and certified, Snap-On certified

Robert Ulfers, Auto Collision Technology Instructor, ASE Master Certification in automotive collision; I-CAR PDP teaching certification

Chad Woodworth, Automotive Technology Mopar CAP Instructor, ASE Master Certified; ASE Diesel Master Certified; Factory Trained Level 4 Mopar Master

Mark Wulf, Toyota T-TEN Automotive Technology Instructor, Lexus Master Certified Diagnostic Specialist, ASE master certified, L1 certified, T-TEN Graduate

Information Technology Area

Arthur L. Brown II, Dean of Information Technology, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University, M.S.Ed., University of Nebraska Kearney

Mary Ball, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.S., University of Phoenix; Doctorate in Education, Walden University

Jared Bernard, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., Mt. San Antonio College; B.S., Utah Valley State College; M.S., University of Utah

Christopher Chisholm, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Edward (Glenn) Flenrol, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; A.A.S., South Suburban College; A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Mansel Guerin, Microcomputer Technology Instructor, A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Bellevue University; M.S., Bellevue University

Lucas Hartman, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Isaac Inkabi, Information Technology Instructor, B.E., Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China; M.S., Keller Graduate University of Management; M.S., Creighton University

Ingrid (Tania) Kuisma, Microcomputer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pamela McCloskey, Microcomputer Programming Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.A., Peru State College

Jayson McCune, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Mike Miller, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S, Computer Science, Community College of the Air Force, B.S., M.S., Management of Information Systems, Bellevue University

Laurie Olberding, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.Ed., Peru State College

Alan Reinarz, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., Michigan State University; B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Guillermo Joseph Rosas, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., MBA, Bellevue University

Steven Saunders, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S. Quinnipiac University; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Benjamin Say, Information Technology Instructor, B.S. University of South Dakota, M.S. University of South Dakota

Gary Sparks, Information Technology Instructor, A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Bellevue University; M.S., Bellevue University

Lisa Thoendel, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska, M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia

Lian Ti, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S.B.A, MBA, University of South Dakota

Sue Yi, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Math and Natural Sciences Area

 

Manar Al-Suqaier, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Jordan; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kandyce Arnold, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Chadron State College

Adriel Baltimore, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Creighton University

Khaled Banihani, Mathematics Instructor, M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.A., Humboldt State University

Lois Bartsch, Biology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Washington State University

Scott Brewer, B.S., Creighton University and M.A.T., Univrsity of Nebraska Omaha

Alaina Buchanan, Biology Instructor, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, M.S., Emporia State University, B.S., Western Illinois University

Kaiguo Chang, Chemistry Instructor, B.S. Qufu Normal University, China; M.S., Chinese Academy of Science; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island

Jacqueline Clifford, Biology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Doane University; M.S., University of Nebraska Kearney

Jose Conceicao, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., Hope College; M.S., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Carla Delucchi, Biology Instructor, B.A., University of California; Ph.D., Cornell University

Jennifer Doorlag, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Northwestern College; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dylan Drake-Wilhelm, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Chad Haugen, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Zhongming Huang, B.E., Guangdong University of technology, M.S., Tennessee Technological University, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Jeba Inbarasu, Biology Instructor, B.S., Bharathi College; B.Ed., Madurai Kamaraj University; M.S., Holy Cross College; M.Phil., M.A., Madras University; Ph.D., Christian Medical College; Ed.D., University of Phoenix

Michelle Jansen-Griswold, Mathematics Instructor, BS St. Cloud State University, MS University of Nebraska Omaha

Lance Johnson, Biology Instructor, BA (Biology) Hasting College, Ph.D., (Pathology/Microbiology), University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Amanda Kriesel-Olson, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., Minnesota State University

Joseph Lee, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Robinson Luke, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand; B.Ed., M.S., Mahathma Gandhi University, India

Bhaswati Manish, Biology Instructor, Res Associate - University of Nebraska Medical Center, Post Doc - The Ohio State University, Creighton University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, BSc (Zoology Hons) - University of Calcutta, MSc (Zoology with Cytology & Molecular Genetics Special) - The University of Burdwan, PhD. (Molecular Neuroscience) - Indian Institute of Chemical Biology

John Masters, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska Lincoln; PhD, Colorado State University; Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amy McGill, Biology Instructor, B.S., Houston Christian University; M.S., Texas A&M University

Rachel Meyer, Biology Instructor, AA-Crown College, RN-St. Lukes Hospitals School of Nursing, BS- South Dakota State University, MS-University of Nebraska Omaha, PhD-South Dakota State University

Rachel Neurath, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., College of Saint Mary; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Steven Reller, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.A., Minnesota State University Mankato

Thankam Samuel, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Kerala (India)

Joseph Sherwin, Physics Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Penn State University

Kendra Sibbernsen, Physics Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D., Capella University

Nathan Stanley, Mathematics Instructor, B.A. Creighton University; M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Emily Van Hook, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., Hamilton College; M.A.T., Providence College

Marcia Vergo, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dustin Waderich, Mathematics Instructor, B.A., M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Li Westman, Mathematics Instructor, B.E., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dawn Zuber, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., Georgia Southern University; M.A.T., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Social Sciences Area

M. Jane Franklin, Dean of Social Sciences, B.Ed., B.Ph.Ed., Brock University; M.Ed., Iowa State University

Victoria Alapo, Geography Instructor, B.S., University of Ibadan (Nigeria); M.S., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Kojo Allen, Psychology and Sociology Instructor, B.A., Lougaloo College; M.A., Jackson State University

Stewart Brewer, History Instructor, B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Albany

Mary Burbach, Sociology and Human Relations Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Karina Clarke, Spanish Instructor, B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.A., Loyola University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Jennifer Cohen, Psychology Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Cynthia Cusick, Human Services Instructor, B.S., Midland University at Fremont, NE; M.S.W., University of Nebraska at Omaha; certified master social worker; licensed mental health professional; licensed independent mental health practitioner

Samantha Delagarza, Psychology Instructor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Carri Dyer, Human Relations and Sociology Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Bonnie Fitzgerald, History Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ayofemi “Tulani” Grundy Meadows, Human Relations and Political Science Instructor, B.A., Spelman College; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School

Meghana Gulawani, Psychology Instructor, M.A., Wayne State University, M.A., Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University, B.A., University of Mumbai, Certification for State Eligibility for Lectureship, University Grants Commission, Certified in Effective Instruction, Association of College and University Educators, Federal Certification for Social and Behavioral Research, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative

Brenda Jennings, Criminal Justice Instructor, B.A., Midland University at Fremont, NE, M.A., Johns Hopkins University

Dallas Jurisevic, Spanish Instructor, B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., New York University, Spain; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln  

Jessica Kunz, Human Relations and Education Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Laura LaMarr, Sociology Instructor, A.S., Central Texas College; B.S., Bellevue University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Michelle Miller, Human Services Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ed.S., Florida State University

Sara Miller, Human Services Instructor, B.A., M.S., Creighton University, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Carol Moore, Psychology Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College; M.HR., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Capella University

Ryan Newton, Psychology Instructor, B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Southern Connecticut State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Leigh Ann Opitz, Geography Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Deanna Peterson, Early Childhood Education Instructor, B.G.S., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Kansas

Jill Ramet, Human Relations and Psychology Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Edith Sample, Psychology Instructor, B.A., University of St. Francis; M.A., Ball State University

Katherine Sichender, Early Childhood Education Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska - Omaha, M.S., Univerity of Nebraska - Omaha

Diane Sjuts, Criminal Justice Instructor, B.A., Midland Lutheran College; M.S., Bellevue University

Brenda Smith, Criminal Justice Instructor, B.S., Bellevue University

Michelle Todd, Geography Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Jennifer Vaughn, Psychology Instructor, A.S., Ricks College; B.S., University of Utah; M.A., Lewis & Clark College