Aug 17, 2022  
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog 
    
Fall 2022 Academic Catalog

Faculty and Staff


Administration & Staff

Board of Governors

Correspondence Directory

Course Coordinators

Emerita Faculty and Staff

Faculty


Annual Notification: All career and technical education courses and programs are offered at Pierpont regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.

Administration & Staff

Interim President Kathleen Nelson, Ed.D.
Executive Assistant to the President Amanda Hawkinberry
Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs Michael Paul Waide, Ed.D.
Director of Workforce, Continuing Ed and Economic Dev Nancy Ligus
Director of HR, Safety and Campus/Community Relations George Perich, J.D.
Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Mgmt Michael Paul Waide, Ed.D. (Acting)
Vice President for Finance & Administration Dale R Bradley, M.B.A.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement  
Foundation Director  
Director of Marketing and Public Relations Matthew Turner, M.S.
Chief Information Officer  
Director of RCB National Aerospace Ed Center Brad Gilbert, Ed.D.
Office of the Provost
Administrative Assistant to the Provost Skye Feather
Executive Director of e-Learning Robin Strader, Ph.D.
Director of Teaching Excellence, Assessment & Inclusion Nancy Williams Parks, M.A.
Director of Student Success and Completion Memori Dobbs
Registrar John J. "J.J." Davis, M.B.A.
Office of Student Services and Enrollment Management
Executive Director of Admissions & Recruiting Jennifer Farlow McConnell, M.A.
Director of Financial Aid Mary Blizzard
Assistant Director of Financial Aid William Shockley
Director of Couns, Disability Issues & Psychological Svcs Suzan Clemens, Ph.D.
Director of Activities Raven Thomas
Chief Judicial Officer & Student Conduct Susan Coffindaffer, J.D.
Student Employment Kelli Kimble
Veterans Affairs (Certifying Official) Jonetta Collins

Board of Governors

David Hinkle - BOG Chair

Lisa Q Lang - BOG Vice-Chair

Brian Bozarth - BOG Secretary & FA Committee Chair

Anthony Hinton

Thomas Cole

Larry Puccio, Jr.

Jeff Powell

Jillian Sole - Classified Staff Representative

Anna Romano - Faculty Senate Representative

Haley Thomas - Student Government Representative

Course Coordinators

Art Dr. Kari Coffindaffer
Communications Ms. Jennifer Ellison
English Ms. Debra Benedetti
Natural Sciences Dr. Tina Sager
Interdisplinary Studies Ms. Jennifer Ellison
Mathematics Ms. Jennifer Ellison
Medical Terminology Ms. Vickie Findley
Office Administration Dr. Kari Coffindaffer
Physical Sciences Dr. Martina Bachlechner

Emerita Faculty and Staff

Patrick Albano, D.Litt.
Professor Emeritus

Gerald L. Bacza, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus

*Martha J. Bolyard, M.A.
Professor Emerita

*Beverly Born, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita

*Nancy J. Cheshire, M.Ed.
Professor Emerita

Subhra Datta, MD.
Faculty Emerita

Paul E. Edwards Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

*Martha (Marty) French, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita

Clara Jeani Hawkins
Emerita

*Suellen Hill, B.S.
Faculty Emerita

Sister Marie Horvath, M.S.
Professor Emerita

Nancy Keller
Emerita

Linda King
professor Emerita

*Lalah Larew, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita

Larry M. Lauffer, M.A.
Professor Emeritus

*Nancy Lawler, M.A.
Professor Emerita

*Leslie Lovett, M.S.
Vice President of Academic Affairs Emerita
Faculty Emerita

Raymond Mainenti, M.A.
Professor Emeritus

Jodee Nelson, M.A.
Faculty Emeriti

*Beth A. Newcome, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita

Barbara Pavel-Alvarez, M.A.
Professor Emerita

*Rosemarie Romesburg, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita

*Donna Snyder, M. A.
Professor Emerita

William Swineford, A.S.
Faculty Emeritus

Sally Tarley, M.A.
Professor Emerita

*Dean VanBibber, M.S.
Professor Emeritus

*Sandra Woods, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita

*Robert Yokley, B.S.
Faculty Emeritu

*Denotes Pierpont founding faculty member.

Faculty

Anobile, Anthony (2021)
Instructor of Food Service Management
A.A.S Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts

Barrett, Lori (2015)
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood
Director of Pierpont Laboratory Preschool
B.S. West Virginia University

Beach, Rachel Plybon (2010)
Assistant Professor of Applied Design
B.A. University of Charleston

Beighley, David M. (2005)
Dean, School of General Education and Professional Studies
Professor of English
B.S. Slippery Rock University
M.A. West Virginia University

Benedetti, Debra (2003)
Senior Professor of English
B.A., M.A. West Virginia University

*Boggess, Leslie E. (1997)
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A. Fairmont State College
Pg.D. University of Leicester

Campbell, Ironda (2004)
Professor of Communication
B.S. Norfolk State University
M.A. Stephen F. Austin State University
Ed.D. Morgan State

Coffindaffer, Kari C. (2001)
Dean, School of Business, Aviation & Technology
Professor of Graphics Technology

B.A. Fairmont State College
M.F.A., Ed.D. West Virginia University

Coffindaffer, Susan (2012)
Associate Professor of Paralegal/Land Management Studies
B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.B.A., J.D. West Virginia University

Cole, Janet (2010)
Associate Professor of Early Childhood
B.S. Southern Nazarene University

M.Ed. Carlow University

Cunningham, Amy (2002)
Dean, School of Health Sciences
Professor of Health Information Technology
A.A.S. Fairmont State College
B.A. Wheeling Jesuit University
M.Ed. Fairmont State University

Craddock, Sherri (2009)
Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Technology/Lab Assistant
A.A.S. Fairmont State College
B.S. Fairmont State College
M.Ed. Fairmont State University

Dawson, Bruce (2011)
Instructor of Aviation Technology
A.S. Fairmont State College

Ellison, Jennifer (2013)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S. West Virginia University
M.S. West Virginia University

Feltz, Natalie (2018)
Associate Professor of Culinary Arts
A.A. Pierpont Community and Technical College

B.A. Fairmont State University
M.B.A. Fairmont State University

Feltz, Sara (2021)
Instructor of Food Service Management: Culinary Arts
A.A. Pierpont Community and Technical College

Filchock, Joseph (2019)
Instructor of Energy Programs
B.S., M.S. West Virginia University

*Findley, Vickie (1992)
Professor of Health Sciences
A.A.S. Fairmont State College
B.S. The Ohio State University
B.S. Fairmont State College
M.P.A. West Virginia University

Foster, Lisa (2021)
Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care/Clinical Education 
Masters, Ph.D. Johannes Kepler University
Post Doctoral, Louisiana State University

George, Nicholas (2011)
Associate Professor of Aviation Technology
B.S. Fairmont State University

M.Ed. Fairmont State University

Gilbert, Brad M. (1992)
Senior Professor of Aviation Technology and Director of NAEC
B.S. Southern Illinois University

M.B.A. Keller Graduate School

*Hamilton, Pamela (2001)
Senior Professor of Food Service Management
Registered/Licensed Dietitian
B.A. Fairmont State College
M.S. West Virginia University

Hornick, William J. (2020)
Instructor of Information Systems Technology
B.S. Alderson Broaddus University
M.S. Stratford University

Hurst, Barbara M. (2019)
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology 
B.S. Alderson Broaddus University
DVM University of Tennessee Knoxville

Losh, Ruby L. (2002)
Instructor of AMSL/Interpreter Education
A.A.S., B.S. Fairmont State College

Loveridge, Bobbi (2016)
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology
A.A.S. Fairmont State College
B.A. Fairmont State College

Lowe, Jack E. (2019)
Instructor of Welding Technology

*Lupica-Scott, Debra (2000)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A. Waynesburg College

M.A. West Virginia University

McCue, Allison L. (2011)
Instructor of Food Service Management
ACF Certified Culinarian, Certified Pastry Culinarian
A.A. Hocking College

Morris, Karen (2014)
Assistant Professor of Business Technology
Certified Public Accountant

B.S. West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.B.A. West Virginia Universi

Newbrough, Stephanie (2021)
Assistant Professor of Health Information Technology
B.A. Fairmont State University

Nixon, Paula (2021)
Instructor: Medical Billing & Coding
B.S. University of Cincinnati
M.S. West Virginia University

Noel, Jeffrey (2016)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S. Washington State University
M.S. Washington State University

Ordiway, Bryanna (2017)
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
A.A. Ohio Valley College

A.A.S. Fairmont State College
B.S. Fairmont State University

Peters, Charles W. (2019)
Instructor of Aviation Technology

Pirner, Glenna (2019)
Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Physiology
B.S. West Virginia University

M.S. West Virginia University
Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Rodina, Cynthia (2013)
Instructor of Aviation Maintenance Technology
A.S. Pittsburgh Institute of Technology

Roeher, Katie (2016)
Assistant Professor of Business
B.B.A Marshall University

M.B.A. Marshall University

Romano, Anna M. (2005)
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology
A.A.S. Columbus Technical Institute

B.S. Fairmont State College
RVT Registered Veterinary Technician

Rush, Erika (2018)
Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S. West Virginia University

M.S. University of Cincinnati

Sager, Tina (2010)
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
B.S., Ph.D. West Virginia University

Singleton, Wendy (2020)
Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care/Clinical Education Coordinator
A.A.S. WV Northern Community College
Ed, R.B.A Fairmont State University

Staples, Mark A. (2019)
Assistant Professor of Social Sciences
MDiv, Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.S. Xavier University

Stricklin, Donald (2001)
Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology
A.A.S. Fairmont State College

Sypolt, Natalie (2014)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.F.A. West Virginia University

Taylor, Alon (Rusty) (2008)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S. International Academy of Design & Technology

R.B.A. West Virginia University

Terlosky, Jessica (2021)
Instructional Specialist: Early Childhood Development
A.A.S. Pierpont Community & Technical College

B.S. Fairmont State University

Thompson, Mildred (2019)
Assistant Professor of Graphics and Drafting/Design
B.S. Fairmont State University

M.S.West Virginia University

Toothman, John (Chris) (2006)
Professor of Drafting/Design Engineering Technology
B.A. Fairmont State College
M.A. California University of Pennsylvania

Waide, Michael (2012)
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Medical Laboratory 
Technology/Laboratory Assistant
B.S. West Liberty University
M.Div. Emory University
M.Phil. Syracuse University
Ed.D. American College of Education

White, Melissa (2013)
Associate Professor of Medical Laboratory Technology 
A.A.S. Fairmont State University
B.S. West Liberty State University

M.A. Michigan State University

*Denotes Pierpont founding faculty member.

Correspondence Directory

Pierpont Community & Technical College

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Fairmont, WV 26554

Phone: (304) 367-4907

Toll Free: (800) 641-5678

TDD: (304) 367-4200

Homepage:  www.pierpont.edu

Visitors are welcome at Pierpont Community

 
Administrative and General Policy President's Office
Admissions, Catalog Requests Director of Admissions & Recruiting
Alumni Activities Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
Aviation and Aerospace Programs
Robert C Byrd Aerospace Center
1050 East Benedum Industrial Road
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Phone: (304) 842-8300
Curricula, Faculty and Instruction Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Continuing Education and Workforce Training Director of Workforce, Cont Ed and Econ Dev
EDGE Programs, School Liaison Transitional Studies Education Specialist
Fees Vice President for Finance & Administration
Publicity Director of Marketing, Community Education
Scholarships, Loan Information Director of Financial Aid
Section 504, Title IX, ADA Coordinator VP for HR, Safety & Campus/Community Relations
Services for Students with Disabilities Director of Counseling and Disability Services
Student Services VP of Student Services and Enrollment Mgmt

Visitors are welcome at Pierpont Community & Technical College.  A tour of the Advanced Technology Center (ATC) can be arranged.  For additional information, please contact Student Services at 304-367-4907.