Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Sep 18, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2020-2021

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

Elizabeth A. Postlewaite
Assistant Professor of Business (2012)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Malone University

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

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

Graduate Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Katie R. Gamby, LPC, CWC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2019)
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Toledo

Victoria Giegerich, LPC, NCC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2020)
B.S. and M.A., John Carroll University; Ph.D., 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; Ph.D., Regent University

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

Emily E. Mupinga, LPC, NCC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2019)
B.S. and M.S., Louisiana State University; M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

Natalie R. Thornberry, PC
Visiting Instructor of Counseling and Human Development (2020)
B.A., Miami University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

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

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

Jacques Pelser, LPCC
(2020) B.A., Trinity College of Florida; 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

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

Nursing 

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

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

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

Mark D. Arredondo
B.A., Kent State University; M.P.C., Ashland Seminary; M.D., Northeast Ohio Medical University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Associate 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

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