Mar 04, 2024  
Florida Catalog: Summer 2023-Spring 2024 
Florida Catalog: Summer 2023-Spring 2024

Faculty, Administrative Officers, and Staff

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Administrative Officers and Staff

Office of the President

Laura Casamento, Ed.D.

Todd J. Pfannestiel, Ph.D.

President through July 31

President effective August 1


Kelly Adams, M.S.

Vice President for Presidential Affairs and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer


Anthony Villanti, M.S.

Special Assistant to the President, Secretary to the Board of Trustees


Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Todd J. Pfannestiel, Ph.D.

Stephanie Nesbitt, J.D.

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs through July 31

Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs effective Aug 1

Ann Damiano, Ph.D.

Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Dean of Assessment

Judy Borner, M.S.W.

Director of Learning Services

Polly Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Market Innovation and New Ventures, Associate Provost for Online and Extended Studies

Division of Online and Extended Studies

Polly Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Market Innovation and New Ventures, Associate Provost for Online and Extended Studies


Director of Online & Extension Campus Compliance and Operations

Elizabeth Nassar, M.S.

Director of Academic Business Development

Rose Patterson, M.A.

Director of Online Design and Innovation

School of Health Professions and Education

Ahmed Radwan, Ph.D., D.P.T.

Dean, School of Health Professions and Education

Doreen Rogers, DNS

Chair, Nursing Department

Jennifer Klimek-Yingling, Ph.D.

Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner MS Program


Director, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Lisa Shultis, Ed.D., RPT

Director, Respiratory Care Program

Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library

James Teliha, M.L.I.S., M.A.

Assistant Vice President, Library and Learning Commons


Craig P. Dewan, M.S.

College Registrar

Mariah C. Kane, B.S.

Director of Transfer Services

Student Affairs

Jessica R. Nelson, M.S.

Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

Richard J. Racioppa, M.A.

Dean of Students

Ariel Rios, LCSW

Director of Counseling

Carl Lohmann, M.S.

Director, Student Conduct and Community Standards

Kailea Murray, M.Ed.

Director, Career Readiness

Marissa Hall, M.A.

Director, Student Living

Office of Diversity

Anthony Baird, EdD

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer

Mark Kovacs

Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Office of the Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Amy K. Linder, MPA



Vice President for Advancement

Advancement, Marketing and Communications

Kelly Adams, M.S.

Vice President for Presidential Affairs and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Timothy Nelson, M.S.

Associate Vice President for Principal and Planned Gifts

Kimberly A. Suriano, B.S.

Director of Advancement Services

Melissa Foote, B.S.

Advancement Research Specialist

Joni L. Pulliam, M.S.

Executive Director, College Events and Conference Programs

Ashlea Schad, M.B.A.

Assistant Vice President, Advancement


Joseph Perry, M.S.

Director of Creative Services and Senior Writer


Advancement Communication Manager

Aimee A. Music, B.A.

Director, Visual Communications

Enrollment Management

Jessica R. Nelson, M.S. Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

Susan Boucher, B.A.

Director of Student Accounts

John Rowe, M.A.

Executive Director, Graduate Admissions

Karolina Holl, M.S.

Director, Financial Aid

Bethany Samuels, M.S.

Associate Director, Student Success

Financial Affairs

Pamela Salmon, B.B.A., C.P.A.

Vice President, Financial Affairs

Kristin Haag, B.S., C.P.A.

Assistant Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis

Gregg Sponburgh, MPH

Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Bobbi H. Smorol, B.S.

Director, Business Services

Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel


Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Campus Safety

Shad Crowe

Vice President for Facilities and Emergency Management


Director of Campus Safety

Human Resources

Lisa Green, M.B.A., P.H.R.

Vice President, Human Resources and Personnel Development

Lesley Wallace, B.A.

Director, Employment and Retention

Office of Integrated Information Technology Services

Michael J. Roberts, M.B.A.

Vice President for Information Technology

Scott A. Humphrey, M.S.

Director, Information and Application Services

Scott M. Getz, B.A.

Director, Infrastructure and Information Security


Lawrence Aaronson

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Linda Aaronson

B.S., Utica College

Abdulbast Abushgra

Ph.D., University of Bridgeport

Sarah Almquist, R.N.

B.S., M.S., Regis University

Wilfredo Alvarez

Ph.D., University of Colorado

Atasi Basu
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Laura Bay

M.S. Syracuse University

Hossein Behforooz

Ph.D., The University of West London

Dawn Bertola, R.N.

B.S.N., Binghamton University

M.S.N., Western Governors University

Kathleen Bishop

M.S. Syracuse University

Helen Blouet

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Kimberly Bolton, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S.N., Eastern New Mexico University

D.N.P., Grand Canyon University 

Marjorie Borgela, R.N.

B.S.N. Chamberlain University

Donna Brooks-Titus, R.N.
B.S., University of South Carolina

M.S., Clarkson College

Courtney Brown

M.A., Syracuse University

James Brown

Ed.D., University of Phoenix

Jessica Brown

Ph.D., University of Albany

Elizabeth Burback


Sarah Burnett-Wolle

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Janice Ceccucci, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S. FNP, SUNY Institute of Technology

D.N.P., SUNY Upstate Medical University

Liane Chlus, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S.-FNP, SUNY Institute of Technology

Michelle Collver

M.S., Utica College

Mary Cooper

D.B.A., Creighton University

Leslie Corbo

D.Sc., Capitol Technology University

Ryne Cornacchia

M.S., Utica College

Ralph Craig

M.S., North Carolina State University

Harvey Cramer

M.S., Syracuse University

Jennifer Craven, R.N.

B.S.N., St. Petersburg College

LaPorsha Crumbs, R.N.

B.S.N., St. Petersburg College 

Elaine Davis, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Catherine DeChance, R.N.
B.S., SUNY Binghamton

M.S., Sage Graduate School

Ph.D., University of Phoenix

Marc DePerno

B.S., Utica College

Peter DeSimone

M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Martha Desmond, R.N.
B.S., Molloy College
M.S., D.N.S., Sage Graduate School

John Dickerson, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S., University of Delaware

Brenda DiSabatino, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S.N., Immaculata University

Megan Dischiavo, D.C.

B.A., Penn State University

D.C., New York Chiropractic College

Donna Dolansky

M.B.A., Utica College

Jennifer D’Onofrio, A.P.R.N.

B.S.N., M.S.N., F.N.P., SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Jodi Dorrough, R.N.

M.S., Excelsior College

D.N.P., Capella University

Vu Duong, R.N.

B.S.N., Utica College

M.S.N., South University

Kevin Dwyer

J.D., SUNY Buffalo

Ashley Eardley, R.N.
B.S., Utica College 

Brad Emmons

M.S., North Carolina State University

Barbara Erickson, R.N.
B.S., St. Anthony College of Nursing

M.S., Walden University

Joshua Evans, R.N.

B.A., Duquesne University

B.S., Western Governors University

Rick Fenner

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Melissa Fleites, R.N.

B.S.N., University of Phoenix

Brandon Fleming

B.S., M.S.Ed., Utica College

Marta Franze, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S.N., Capella University

Antoinette Fregoso, R.N.

B.S., University of Phoenix

D.N.P., Bradley University

Grant Garramone

J.D., Syracuse University

Lindsey Geary

B.S., M.S., Florida State University

Tambsen Gendreau, R.N.

B.S., St. Petersburg College of Nursing
M.S., Walden University

Austin Givens

Ph.D., King’s College

Elizabeth Gleasman, A.P.R.N.

B.S., University of Rocehster

M.S., Syracuse University

Post Master’s Certificate, Syracuse University

Post Master’s Advanced Certificate, George Washington University

Maxim Gorbachevsky

M.S., Utica College

Jessica Graham, R.N.

B.S.N., Utica College

M.S., University of South Florida

Sarah Grimason-Westcott, R.N.

B.S.N., Idaho State University

Doctor of Chiropractic, NY Chiropractic College

Emily Guevara, R.N.

B.S.N., Chamberlain College

Tina Gustin, R.N.

B.S.N., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

M.S.N., University of Virginia

D.N.P., Old Dominion University

Ana Guzman, R.N.

M.S.N., Walden University

B.S.N., SUNY New Paltz

Tiffany Hall, R.N.

B.S., Quinnipiac University
M.S., Western Governors University

Patrice Hallock

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Glen Hansen

Ph.D., University of Rochester

Amy Haver, A.P.R.N.
B.S., Utica College
M.S., Binghamton University

Darlene Heian

M.L.S., Fort Hayes State College

Kim Hoang, R.N.

B.S.N., St. Petersburg College

M.S.N., South University

Natasha Howard

B.S. Tennessee State University

M.S. Central Michigan University

Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University

Zhaodan Huang
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Bernard Hyman

J.D., Syracuse University

Amanda Hysell, R.N.
B.S.N., Walden University

Pasquale Iemma, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S.N., Florida Atlantic University

D.N.P., Chamberlain College of Nursing

Beth Jones, R.N.

B.S.N., University of Texas Medical Branch

M.S.N., University of Arizona

Sharon Kanfoush

Ph.D., University of Florida

Jennifer Klimek-Yingling, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S., C.A.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Kathryn Kollowa, R.N.

B.S., Dallas Baptist University

M.S., University of Phoenix

Ph.D., Capella University

Tyson Kreiger

Ph.D., Arizona State University

Daniel Kurtz

Ph.D., Upstate medical College

Zachary Lewis

M.S., Utica College

Michelle Liken, R.N.

B.S.N., University of Michigan - Flint

M.S.N., Michigan State University

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Amy Lindsey

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Maria Loerke, R.N.

B.S.N., Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Jennifer Logue

J.D., New England School of Law

Angela Lorenzo

B.S. Long Island University

Michael Losinger

Ph.D., Binghamton University

Cynthia Love-Williams, R.N.

B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

M.S., Wright State University

D.N.S., Sage Graduate School

Linda Lovrin

B.P.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Arlene Lundquist

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Suzanne Lynch

M.S., Utica College

Paul MacArthur

M.P.S., Syracuse University

Kyle Marchese

B.S., M.S., Southern New Hampshire University

Kyrra Marchese

M.S., Utica College

Matthew Marmet

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Samantha Marocco

D.P.T, Russell Sage

Brenda Marris

M.S.W., Syracuse University

Yosyp Martynyak, R.N.

M.S., Grand Canyon University

M.D., Lviv State Medical University

Fay Mason, R.N.

B.S., M.S., University of Phoenix

D.N.P., Chamberlain College of Nursing

Bruce McBride

Ed.D., SUNY Albany

Colleen McNellis-Haraldsson, R.N.

B.S.N., Immaculata University

M.S., Wilmington University

Linda Millenbach, R.N.

B.S., M.S., Russell Sage College

Ph.D., Adelphi University

Leah Miller, R.N.

B.S., SUNY Binghamton

M.S., Wilkes University

M.S., Utica College

Jullet Miller Simpson, R.N.

B.S.N, M.S.N., Western Governors University

Jonathan Mizgala, R.N.
B.S., Chamberlain College of Nursing
D.N.P., Rush University 

Nadia Mohaned

D.P.T, Utica College

Wendy Moore, R.N.

B.S., Hartwick College
M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Capella University

Margaret Morgan-Davie

Ph.D., Cornell University

Melissa Muha, A.P.R.N.

B.S.N., Keuka College

M.S., F.N.P., SUNY Institute of Technology

Nicole Murtagh, R.N.

B.S.N., John’s Hopkins University

M.S.N., Excelsior College

Elaine Nailler, R.N.

B.S., M.S., Wayne State University

D.N.P., Old Dominion University 

Kristina Nappi, A.P.R.N.
B.S., Kent State University
M.S., University of Tampa

Nicholas Nikolovienis

B.S. Long Island University

M.B.A. Columbia Southern University

Pushpa Njaravelil, A.P.R.N.

B.S., All India Institute of Medical Sciences
M.S., University of Phoenix
Post Masters FNP, South University

Linda Nozart

B.S. Long Island University

Thomas O’Brien

J.D., Albany Law School

Barbara Olden

D.P.A., Golden Gate University

Adam Pack

Ph.D., Upstate Medical University

Andrea Palerino, R.N.
B.A., West Virginia University
B.S., M.S., Syracuse University

Darlene Parker, R.N.

B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

D.N.S., Sage Graduate School

Elizabeth Paul

M.S.Ed., College of St. Rose

Katie Pawloski, R.N.
B.S., Keuka College
M.S., Walden University

Jennifer Pekola, R.N.

B.S.N., Keuka College

M.S., Walden University

Luke Perry

M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

John Peter

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Raymond Philo

M.S., Marist College

Beverly Plante, R.N.
B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Flavia Pluviose, R.N.
B.S.N., Florida Atlantic University
M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Curtis Pulliam

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison 

Melissa Racioppa

M.S., Utica College

Donald Rebovich

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Gila Reckless

Ph.D., University of Florida

Donald Reese

M.S., Drexel University

Anne Rhodes, R.N.

B.S., St. Petersburg College

M.S., University of South Florida

Christopher Riddle
Ph.D., Queen’s University

David Roberts

M.S.W., SUNY Albany

Doreen Rogers, R.N.
B.S., SUNY Polytechnic Institute
M.S.N., Mansfield University
D.N.S., Sage Graduate School

Jennifer Rogers, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Thomas Rossi

D.B.A., Northcentral University

John Rowe

M.A., SUNY Cortland

Marsy Russell, R.N.

B.S.N., Delaware State University

M.S.N., Wilmington University

Thomas Ryan

M.B.A., SUNY Oswego

Marsela Salkic, R.N.

B.S.N., Utica College

M.S., SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Victoria Schad, R.N.

B.S. Allegheny University
M.S., Drexel University

Nicole Scienza

Ph.D., Walden University

Dennis Schonewetter

M.S., University of Southern California

John Schwoebel

Ph.D., Boston College

Mehmet Sencicek

Ph.D., City University of New York

Mathilda Sequeira, A.P.R.N.

M.S.N., F.N.P., Chamberlain University

Shannon Shanks, R.N.

B.S.N., Mercy College of Northwest Ohio

M.S.N., Herzing University

D.N.P., Lourdes University

Amy Shaver, R.N.
B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Binghamton University

Lisa Shultis

B.S. SUNY Health Science Center

M.A. Ashford University

Mary Siniscarco

M.S., SUNY Cortland
Polly Smith

Ph.D., University of Albany

John Snyder

J.D., University of Dayton

Michelle Sowich-Shanley

Ph.D., Capella University

Sandra Spagnolo, R.N.
B.S., University of Evansville
M.S., University of Southern Indiana

Sarah Stacey, A.P.R.N.

B.S.N., M.S., F.N.P., SUNY Institute of Technology

Don Stasiw

Ph.D., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Danielle Steele Mendez, A.P.R.N.
B.S., University of South Florida
M.S., Florida International University

Patricia Sterling

B.S., M.S., SUNY Institute of Technology

Denise Stiglich

M.S., University of California

Stacy Stoeckert, R.N.

B.S.N., University of Central Florida

M.S., Oakland University

Justin Storms

M.S., Utica College

Oligens Sulo, R.N.
B.S.N., Madonna University
M.S.N., Oakland University

Patricia Swann

M.S., Syracuse University

Robert Swenszkowski

M.S., Columbia College

Kathleen Tanney, A.P.R.N.

B.S., M.S., SUNY Upstate Medical University

Alyssa Thomas

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Tammy Thomas

M.S., Utica College

Sean Thurston

M.S., Utica College

Christopher Tingley

D.B.A., Walden University

Robert Umidi

Ph.D., Drew University

Jennifer Urbanke

M.B.A., Utica College

Shanna Van Slyke

Ph.D., Florida State University

Christine Varner, R.N.
B.S.N., Mansfield University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
C.S.N., Slippery Rock University

Jennifer Vaughn, R.N.

B.S.N., M.S., Keuka College

D.N.P., Chamberlain College of Nursing

William Virkler

M.B.A., Syracuse University

Mark Vrooman

D.A., Franklin Pierce University

Ryan Watson

PharmD, Albany College of Pharmacy
Andrew Wells

M.S., Utica College

Winnie Wong, A.P.R.N.
M.S., D.N.P., Nova Southeastern University

Rebecca Yamraj, R.N.

B.S.N., The University of Texas at Arlington

M.S.N., Aspen University

Ivon Zayas Hernandez, R.N.

M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Alicia Zielenski

Ph.D., Alfred University