Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Business Administration

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

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

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

William E. Fillner
2014-15, 2017) B.S., Montana State University; M.B.A., University of Montana

Dennis D. Kincaid
(2020) B.A., Kent State University; M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

Michael L. Reolfi
(2016) B.S. and J.D., The University of Akron

Counseling and Human Development

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

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

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

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

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew B. Allen, LPCC
(2018) B.A. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Justin N. Berenyi, LPCC-S
(2019) B.A. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Renee D. Bright, LPCC
(2016) A.A.S. and B.S., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Margaret A. DeLillo-Storey, PCC, BCETS, CTC-S
(2011, 2017) B.S.Ed., Kent State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Psy.D., Southern California University

Christina M. Heade, LSC, LPC
(2019) B.A., Malone University; M.Ed. Kent State University

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

Luis E. Lacourt, LSC, LPC
(2007-2011; 2017) B.S., Cincinnati Christian University; M.S., Wright State University; Ph.D., Walden University

Malia K. Miller, LSC
(2015) B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Walsh University

Theresa A. Rhoads, LPC, LSC
(2018) B.S. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Sharon R. Tittl, LPC
(2018) B.A., Kent State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Jacob R. Thomas
(2019) B.A., Thiel College; M.Ed. and Ed.S., Kent State University

Christina M. Woloch, LPC, LICDC
(2019) B.S. Wright State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.C., The University of Akron

Dayna L. Workman, LPC
(2019) B.A. The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University

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

Education 

Graduate Faculty

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

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

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

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

Tricia L. Ebner
(2016) B.S.Ed., Miami University; M.S.Ed., Indiana University

Rebecca C. Gribble
(2016) B.S. and M.S., The University of Akron

Lisa A. Gwin
(2017) B.S., The Ohio State University; M.Ed., Ashland University

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

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

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

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

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

Diane M. Oplinger
(2016) B.S., The University of Akron; M.Ed., Ashland University

Gregory D. Ring
(2018) B.M., Bowling Green State University; M.A. Regent University

Joy L. Sama
(2016) B.S., Walsh University; M.Ed., Ashland University

Carolyn A. Stearns
(2017) B.A.Ed. and M.A.Ed., The University of Akron

Lorna-Marie A. Waters
(2018) B.A.Ed., Asbury University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Kristen L. Woods
(2016) B.A., University of Mount Union; M.Ed., 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

Sheri A. Hartman
Associate Professor of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N. and M.S.N., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., The University of Akron; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Graduate Faculty

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

Sheri A. Hartman
Associate Professor of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N. and M.S.N., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., The University of Akron; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Sandra L. Knauf
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N., University of Toledo; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

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

Steven E. Merrill
Associate Professor of Nursing (2017)
A.D.N., Lansing Community College; B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Ph.D., University of Michigan

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

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

Kathryn M. Corlett
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University

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

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

Darcy J. Drevon
B.S., Kent State University; B.S.N., University of Medicine & Dentristy of New Jersey; M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Elizabeth A. Errington
B.S.N., The Univeristy of Akron; M.S.N., Malone University; Certified Nurse Practitioner

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

Timothy J. Griffiths
A.D.N., Stark State College; B.S.N., Ohio University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Abby M. Hanson
A.A., Aultman College; B.S., The Ohio State University; B.S.N., Walsh University; M.S.N., Malone 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

Courtney N. Hochman
Pharm.D., University of Cincinnati

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

Inglish M. Kaput
B.S.N., Ohio University; M.S.N., Malone University

Debra D. Lehr
B.S.N., Ther University of Akron; M.S.N. Case Western University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Karen M. Marzlin
Diploma in Nursing, Akron City Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Walsh University; M.S.N. and D.N.P., Duquesne University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

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

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

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

Cynthia L. Webner
Diploma in Nursing, Toledo Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Walsh University; M.S.N.and D.N.P., Duquesne University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Claire A. Wilson
Diploma in Nursing, Saint Thomas School of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Kent State University; D.N.P., Waynesburg University

Julie A. Wyatt
A.A., Stark State College; B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Daniel R. Zink
B.S.N., The University of Akron; M.S.N. Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Organizational Leadership

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

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

William P. Racine
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
Associate 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

Sarah E. Andreas
(2019) B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Johnson University

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

Melody K. Scott
(2018) B.A., Malone University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.A., University of Durham

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

Brenda D. Stevens
(2019) B.S., Kent State University; M.A. The University of Akron