Oct 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Course Catalog

Faculty



Academic Success Area

Susan Raftery, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic Success, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Gary Evans, Reading Instructor, B.S., M.A., University of Texas

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

Sheryl Jouvenat, 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

Kathryn Rieken-Gutshall, Reading Instructor, B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Business Area

Lori Lothringer, Dean of Business, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.S., College of Financial Planning; Ph.D., Iowa State University

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

Larry Buland, Real Estate/Business Administration Instructor, B.G.S., M.B.A, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Real Estate license, state of Nebraska

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

Carol Gottuso, Business Administration Instructor, B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A., University of Kansas

Robert Gronstal, Accounting/Business Administration Instructor, B.S.B.A., Creighton University; M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; C.P.A. certificate, state of Nebraska; Postsecondary Teaching Certificate, Nebraska Department of Education

William Jefferson, Accounting/Business Administration Instructor, B.B.A., Ohio University; M.B.A., Wharton Division University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., Northcentral University; Postsecondary Teaching Certificate, Nebraska Department of Education

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

Tammy Madsen, Workplace Skills/Business Administration Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Doctorate of Education Ed.D. in Higher Education and Adult Learning from Walden University; Graduate Certificate in Human Resources, Kaplan University; Postsecondary Teaching Certificate, Nebraska Department of Education

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

Edward Napravnik, Accounting Instructor, A.A., Nebraska College of Business; B.A., Buena Vista College; C.P.A. certificate, state of Nebraska

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  

Steven Nichols, Business Administration Instructor, B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., M.B.A., Bellevue University

Ashley Peters, 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
 

Liliana Petersen, Business Administration Instructor, M.S., M.B.A., Creighton University

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

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

Tim SweeneyEconomics Instructor, B.S., Montana State University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; PMP

Idalene Richmond Williams, Accounting/Business Administration Instructor, B.S., University of Kansas; M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D., Capella University; C.P.A. certificate and license, state of Nebraska; C.P.A. certificate, state of Texas

Seth Woodke, Real Estate/Business Administration Instructor, B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska at Lincoln; M.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Real Estate license, state of Nebraska

Career and Technical Education Area

Nathan Barry, Dean of Career and Technical Education, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Scott Broady, Associate Dean of Industrial Technology, 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

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 Instructor, A.A., Iowa Western Community College

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

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

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

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

Alan Cox, Automotive Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; diploma, Greer Technical Institute; ASE master certified; factory training from Nissan, Ford, Mitsubishi, and General Motors

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

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

Christopher Dyer, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor

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

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

Donald Gilliland, Diesel Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Richard Hart, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, B.A., Washington University; M.B.A., Webster University

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

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

Willis Kennedy Jr., Construction and Building Science Instructor, B.A., Colorado Mesa University; UBC, Journey person, Local 444.

Stephanie P. Ling, AIA, NCARB, Architect, Architectural Design Technology Instructor, B.S.D-Architecture, M.ARCH, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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

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

Kim Martin, Truck Driving Instructor, A.A.S., Iowa Western Community College

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

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

Rich Newcomer, Utility Line Technician Instructor, A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A., Bellevue University; journeyperson

Robert Nirenberg, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, B.A. Cornell College

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

Zachary Pechacek, Electrical Technology Instructor; Master Electrician

Chris Pitschmann,  Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer, Master Commercial Air Conditioning and Sheet Metal Contractor

Andrew Queen, Plumbing Technology Instructor, Journeyman Plumbing License, Omaha, Grade VI Water Operator/Backflow License, Stationary 3rd Grade Engineer

Scott Schmidt, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Instructor, 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

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

Joshua Steele, Construction and Building Science Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.B.A., Midland University

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

John Timperley, Truck Driving Instructor

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

Robert Wasilewski, Truck Driving Instructor

Michael J. Wiese, Diesel Technology Instructor, A.A.S. Diesel Mechanics, Northeast Technical Community College

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

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

Health Careers Area

Stacey Ocander, Dean of Health and Public Services, B.A., Wayne State College; M.A., Ed.D., University of South Dakota

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

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

Paul Custer, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Peggy Dean, Program Director and Emergency Medical Services Instructor, NRP; B.S., Creighton University

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

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

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

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

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

Michelle Inzauro, Nursing Instructor, R.N.- ARS, Southeast Community College; M.S.N., WGU, Salt Lake City, UT

Craig Jacobus, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, 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

Timothy Kelly, RRT Respiratory Care Technology and Director of Clinical Education and Instructor, A.D., Platte Technical Community College; B.P.S., Bellevue University; R.R.T., National Board for Respiratory Care

Angela Kielisek, Nursing Instructor, A.S.N., Metropolitan Community College; B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center, M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University

Peter Landmark, Emergency Medical Services Instructor, NRP, B.S., Creighton University

Dona Marotta, Medical Assisting Program Director and Instructor, B.S., M.H.A., Bellevue University

Nancy Pares, Nursing Program Director and Instructor, B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center; M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University; Post Master’s Nursing Administration certificate, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Candace Ryan, RRT, Respiratory Care Technology Program Director and Respiratory Care Technology Instructor, 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 

Aimee Semin, RRT, Respiratory Care Technology Instructor, B.S., Midland Lutheran College

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

Jean Templeton, Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor, B.S.N., Mount Marty College; M.S.N., University of Nebraska College of Nursing

Gisele Tlusty, Nursing Instructor, NE Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, ACLS, PALS, BLS Midlands Lutheran College/ Alegent Health Immanual

Kristine Vacha, Program Director and Dental Assisting Instructor, certified and licensed dental assistant;  A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.A.S., Peru State College

Carol Widman, Program Director and Health Information Management Systems Instructor, 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 Instructor, B.S.N., RN, Methodist College of Nursing, Omaha, NE; Board Certified gerontological nurse by American Nurses Association

Humanities and The Arts Area

Virginia (Susan) Trinkle, Dean of Humanities and The Arts, B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Notre Dame

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

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

Jamie Burmeister, Art Instructor, B.A., Creighton University; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Jim Butkus, Photography Instructor, B.A., Creighton University

Andrea (Iaccheri) Button, Speech Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Ohio University

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

Jules DeSalvo, English 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

Rebecca Hermann, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.F.A., Creighton University; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

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

Kam Jamshidi, Speech Instructor, B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Minnesota State University, Mankato

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

Luann Matthies, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., Midland Lutheran College; M.A.Ed., University of Nebraska at Kearney; 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

Patricia M. Smith, English Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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 Lihz 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, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cindy Stover, Speech 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

Mary L. Umberger, Speech Instructor, 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

James Wolf, Design, Interactivity, and Media Arts Instructor, B.A., Eastern Michigan University

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

Information Technology Area

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

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

Jamie R. Bridgham, Microcomputer Programming Technology (Networking) Instructor, A.A., Metropolitan Community College; B.G.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S., Bellevue University

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

Rebecca Connor, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Michelle Fulton, Health Information Technology Instructor, B.S., Wayne State College, M.S. Ed., Capella University.

Michael Guericke, Information Technology Instructor, B.S., Doane College; IT Fundamentals Certification, CompTIA

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

Jonathan Jones, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University

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

Linda Lutz, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S. / Metropolitan Community College; B.A., University of Nebraska 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

Patrick Phillips, Information Technology Instructor, A.A.S., Southeast Community College; B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Hugh Schuett, Computer Programming Technology Instructor, B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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

Math and Natural Sciences Area

Michael Flesch, Dean of Math and Natural Sciences, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Horticulture, B.S., M.S.Ed., University of Nebraska at Kearney

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

Manar Al Squaier, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Jordan

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

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

Adriel C. 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

Steve Bell, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America; B.A., Marist College

Mark Brtek, Biology Instructor, B.S., University of South Dakota; M.A.T., Northern Arizona University

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

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

Mark Church, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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

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

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

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

Joyce Fischer, Chemistry Instructor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

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

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

Janet Mar, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, baking, pastry, sugar, and chocolate certificates, San Francisco Baking Institute; Ewald Notter Pastry School and the French Pastry School; A.A.S., Metropolitan Community College; B.S., Simmons College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; food science certificate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Mel Mays, Mathematics Instructor, B.S., Ursinus College; M.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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

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

Delbert Reichardt, Culinary Arts and Management Instructor, Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Federation; A.O.A., Johnson and Wales University

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

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

Delbert Stallwood, Biology Instructor, B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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

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

Todd Templeton, Biology Instructor, B.S.Ed., Wayne State College; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha

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

Alan Wasmoen, Biology Instructor, B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

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

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

Alberto José Badillo, Spanish Instructor, B.A., East Texas Baptist University; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

H. Lynn Bradman, Psychology  Instructor, B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

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

Julio Caycedo, Sociology Instructor, A.A.S., Rick College; B.A., M.L.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University

Karina Clarke, Spanish Instructor, B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.A., Loyola University

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

Nancy Conrad, Human Relations and Education  Instructor, B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cynthia J. 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

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

Jennifer Fauchier, Social Sciences Instructor, B.A., University of Dubuque; M.A. (R), St. Louis University

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

Amy Forss, History Instructor, B.G.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.S., Peru State College; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

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, M.S., Florida State Univeristy

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

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

Michael Rush, Human Services and Chemical Dependency Counseling Instructor, B.S., M.S., Kearney State College; licensed mental health practitioner

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

Joy Schulz, History and Political Science Instructor, B.A., Ashbury University; M.A., Creighton University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

E. Andreea Shnayder, Early Childhood Education Instructor, B.A., California State University of Northridge; M.Ed., American Intercontinental University of Chicago

Diane Sjuts, Criminal Justice Program Director and 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