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Malone University    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Business Administration

Dean of the School of Business and Leadership

D. Nathan Phinney
Interim Provost (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Yale University

Director of the Graduate Program in Business

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.P.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Graduate Faculty

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Julia A. Frankland
Professor of Business Administration (1999)
B.A., Westminster College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

John (Jack) P. Harris, II
Professor of Business Administration (1991)
B.A., The University of Akron, M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Dennis D. Kincaid
Professor of Business Administration (1988)
B.A., Kent State University, M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.P.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Mary E. Quinn
Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership (2006)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Albert H. Smith, Jr.
Associate Professor of Business Administration (1983)
B.A., University of Mount Union; M.B.A., The Ohio State University; CPA, CMA

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Deron M. Boring
(2010) B.A., Malone University; J.D., The University of Akron, School of Law

Gregrey S. Greenfelder
(2011) B.A. and M.A., The University of Akron

Jerry N. Hall
(2006) B.S., M.L.H.R., The Ohio State University

Kenneth F. Koczwara
(2003) B.S., Youngstown State University; E.M.B.A., Kent State University

Christine M. Poth
(1994) B.A. and M.A., The University of Akron

Laura J. Sommer
(2013) B.S., Muskingum University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University

Counseling and Human Development

Dean of the School of Education and Human Development

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A. Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development

Kara A. Kaelber, PCC-S
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Graduate Faculty

Marcos Ghali
Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Counseling (2015)
B.A., Ain Shams University (Egypt); M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D. candidate, Kent State University

Sonji D. Gregory, PCC-S
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2015)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary

Kara A. Kaelber, PCC-S
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Christina M. Schnyders, PC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2011-12, 2013)
B.A., Simpson University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

JoAnna K. Cline, PCC-S
(2014) B.A., Point Park University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary

Nora R. Cord, PCC-S
(2013) A.A. and B.A., Malone University; M.A., The University of Akron

Gerianne L. Cumo, LPSC
(2010) B.S., Malone University; M.A., Walsh University

Andrea L. Dominick, PCC
(2010) B.A., University of Mount Union; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Keith J. Hochadel, PCC-S, LCDC III, SAP
(2013) B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Alma J. Moore, LPCC-S
(2006-2008; 2015) B.A. and M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University; M.A.Ed., Malone University, Ph.D. candidate, Kent State University

Rebekah H. Silla
(2014) B.A. and M.Ed., Kent State University; Ed.S., Ashland University

Susan L. Steiner, LPSC
(2015) B.A., Kent State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

Gregory S. Wright, PC-CR, LPSC
(2015) B.M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Education 

Dean of the School of Education and Human Development

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A. Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Chair of the Department of Education

Moses B. Rumano
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Africa University; M.A.E., Otterbein College; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Graduate Faculty

Jeffrey R. Beine
Associate Professor of Education (2008)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

Donna S. Bishop
Assistant Professor of Education (2013)
B.S. and M.Ed., Kent State University; Ed.D., Northcentral University

Beth A. Clark-Thomas
Professor of Education (1995)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Chanda R. Coblentz
Instructor of Education (2013)
B.S.Ed, West Liberty State College; M.S.Ed., Franciscan University of Steubenville; Ed.D. candidate, Walden University

Jennifer L. Hollinger
Director of Educator Preparation Programs, Instructor (2012)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati

Mark E. Jakowski
Associate Professor of Education (2004)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Roger N. Morris
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership (2015)
B.S., Virginia Tech; M.S., Longwood College; Ed.D., University of Virginia

Moses B. Rumano
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Africa University; M.A.E., Otterbein College; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

Rhoda C. Sommers
Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

Nancy A. Varian
Director of the Center for Professional Development; Assistant Professor of Education (2009)
B.S. and M.S., Mississippi State University; M.S., Ashland University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Donald A. Williams
Professor of Education (2003)
B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., SUNY-Albany; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Michele D. Evans
(2012) B.S., M.A., and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Elaine O. Karp
(2015) B.S., University of Edinborough; M.S.Ed., The University of Akron

Lynne S. Kulich
(2010) B.S., The Ohio State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

Mary M. Luchitz
(1999) B.S., University of Alaska; M.Ed., The University of Akron

Chris R. McBurney
(2010) B.S.Ed. and M.S.Ed., The University of Akron

Daniel E. McKey
(2013) B.S., Taylor University; M.Ed., Ashland University

Jeanette K. Meisel
(2014) B.A. and M.Ed., Kent State University

Karen S. Moore
(2010) B.S., The University of Akron; M.Ed., Kent State University

David K. Mullane
(2014) B.S.Ed. and M.S., Youngstown State University

Jenny Naidu
(2012) B.A. and B.Ed., University of South Africa; M.Ed., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

Brett C. Niarchos
(2014) B.A., Ohio University; M.A., Ashland University

Linnea L. Olbon
(2012) B.S., Kent State University; M.S., The University of Akron; Principalship, Ashland University

Lynn L. Rudd
(2013) B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed. and Ed.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

 

Center for Professional Development School of Education

The Center for Professional Development provides high quality professional development opportunities to pre-K through 12th grade educators. Workshops and seminars are held throughout the year on topics across the curriculum. Subjects include technology, art, music, guidance, literacy, math, science, and social studies.

In addition, classes on character education, differentiation, multiple intelligences, organizing and managing the classroom, bullying, and poverty are presented.

Classes are offered after school and on Saturdays during the school year and full days during the summer months. Most classes take place on the Malone campus, but some are offered in lab situations, at local school settings, or online.

The Center for Professional Development sponsors special programs including the Annual Literacy Celebration and Writer’s Workshop.

Visit the website or contact the office for specific offerings.

Nancy A. Varian, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Professional Development
Phone: 330.471.8593 Fax: 330.471.8343
Email: nvarian@malone.edu Website: www.malone.edu/cpd
 

Nursing 

Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Debra A. Lee
Associate Professor of Nursing (2011)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing

Kathleen M. Flaherty
Professor of Nursing (1991-2003, 2007)
B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., Widener University; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Graduate Faculty

Robin L. Adams-Weber
Associate Professor of Nursing (2005)
B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.S.N., Drexel University; D.N.P., Duquesne University; Women’s Health Practitioner-Board Certified

Stephanie L. Burgess
Instructor of Nursing (2011)
Diploma in Nursing, Massillon Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Kathleen M. Flaherty
Professor of Nursing (1991-2003, 2007)
B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., Widener University; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Christine A. Harrington
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)
B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A. and M.S.N., University of Iowa

Debra A. Lee
Associate Professor of Nursing (2009)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron General Medical Center of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Stephanie A. Reagan
Associate Professor of Nursing (2004)
Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Elizabeth A. Rettew
Associate Professor of Nursing (1991)
B.S.N., Columbia University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Post Master FNP, Case Western Reserve University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Susan M. Wechter
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., Ursuline College; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico-College of Nursing; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Lora L. Wyss
Professor of Nursing (2001)
Diploma in Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University; Ph.D., The University of Akron; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Deborah A. Borowske
Diploma in Nursing, Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron; D.N.P., Texas Christian University; Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist-Board Certified

Jessica L. Boss
B.A. and Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Pharmacotherapy Specialist-Board Certified

Susan B. Coss
B.A., College of Wooster; M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Elizabeth A. Errington
B.S.N., The University of Akron; M.S.N., Malone University

Karen S. Distelhorst
Diploma in Nursing, Akron City Hospital School of Nursing; M.S.N., The University of Akron

Cecelia E. Gallagan
B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Kent State University

Rosanna F. Hess
B.S.N., Columbia University School of Nursing; M.A., Wheaton Graduate School; M.S.N. and D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

Sharon M. Juszli
B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Sandra L. Knauf
B.S.N., University of Toledo; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Kathleen A. Lee-Oles
B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., Malone University

Janice B. London
B.S.N. and M.S., University of Michigan

Elizabeth W. McVan
B.S.N., The Ohio State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron

Phillip G. Moser
B.S., University of Redlands; B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; D.N.P., Kent State University

Sara L. Pease
B.S.N., Youngstown State University; M.S.N., Malone University

Gayle A. Roberts
Diploma, Cleveland Metro-Health School of Nursing; B.S.N., Ohio University; M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University; Women’s Health Practitioner-Board Certified

Tammy D. Slayman
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Melissa J. Stoudmire
A.S.N. and B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., Malone University

Phillip C. Teague
B.A., Malone University; M.S., The University of Akron; M.D., Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine

Organizational Leadership

Dean of the School of Business and Leadership

D. Nathan Phinney
Interim Provost (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Yale University

Director of the Graduate Program in Organizational Leadership

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.Phil.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Graduate Faculty

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Laura S. Foote
Assistant Professor of Management Studies (2007)
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., The University of Akron

Michael J. Ophardt
Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.Phil.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

Mary E. Quinn
Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership (2006)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

William P. Racine
Associate Professor of Business and Leadership (2012)
B.S., The University of Akron; M.B.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Capella University

Lauren S. Seifert
Professor of Psychology (1994-97; 1999)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Michele L. Williams
Assistant Professor of Business and Leadership (2000)
B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

T. Scott Hackman
(2011) B.S., The University of South Carolina; M.B.A., Bowling Green State University

Paul D. Slater
(2010) B.A. and M.S., Grove City College

Dudley B. Turner
(2014) B.A., Asbury University; M.A. The University of Akron; Ph.D., Purdue University