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ADRIAN, Brent
Speech/English Instructor
B.A., Hastings College
M.A., Univ. of Memphis

AHMED, Syed
Information Technology Instructor, Kearney Center
M.S., Univ. of Evansville-IA

ANDERSON, Donna
Printing/Admin Support Tech
Degree, Grand Island Business School-NE

ASCHE, Hylee
Director of Financial Aid
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

AYIMIAH-NTERFUL, Francis
Mathematics Instructor, Kearney Center
B.A., Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Science & Tech-Ghana
M.S., Youngstown State Univ.-OH
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

BALES, Pamela
Associate Dean of Nursing
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center
M.S.N., NE Methodist College

BALLARD, Christina
Speech Instructor, Kearney Center
A.A.S., Topkins-Cortland Community College-NY
B.S., M.A., State Univ. of New York

BARTLETT, Rebecca
English Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S., Univ. of Minnesota
M.S., Univ. of Wisconsin

BECK, Barbara
Early Childhood Education Instructor
B.S., Franciscan Univ.-OH
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

BEHLMANN, Kristi
Data/Marketing Coordinator, Project HELP
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

BERGIN, Catherine
Administrative Assistant
B.S., Univ. of Colorado-Denver

BERGQUIST, Martha
Nursing Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S., Indiana State Univ.
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S.N., Aspen Univ.-CO

BISHOP, Nancy
Regional Coordinator, Extended Learning Services
B.S., Chadron State College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

BOEHLER, Kathleen
Mathematics Instructor
B.A., Doane College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

BOEHLER, Ron
Information Technology & Systems Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

BOMBECK, Diane
Admissions Technician
Diploma, Central Community College

BOWERS-RICHARDSON, Cheryl
Administrative Assistant, Lexington Center

BRISENO, Robert
Facilities Management Director
A.A.S., Southeast Community College

BROWN, Rachel
Mathematics Instructor
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

CALLAHAN, Andrew
Information Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
A.A., B.A., Monmouth College-IL
M.A., Univ. of South Florida

CARLSON, Susan
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Spencer School of Business-NE

CARLTON, Matthew
HVAC-R/Electrical Maintenance Tech
Certificate, North Western Tech.-MI

CAVANAUGH, KAROL
Nursing Assistant/Med Aide Trainer
Kearney/Holdrege/Lexington
A.S., Northwest Community College-WY
B.S.N., Univ. of Wyoming

CHAMBERS, Ann
Adult Education Director
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

CHRISTENSEN, Kelly
Dean of Training/Kearney Center Administrator
B.A.E., M.S.E., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney 
Ed.D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

CHRISTENSEN, Ron
Academic Success Center Director
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

CODNER, Dixie
Library Resource Center Supervisor
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.
M.A., Univ. of MO-Columbia

COLLISON, June
Nursing Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney (UNMC)
M.S.N., Univ. of Phoenix-AZ

COWAN, Russell
Information Technology Systems Specialist, Kearney Center
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.

COX, James
Electrical Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Southeast Community College

COX, Karen
Executive Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

DERR, Kaylene
Registration Technician
Certificate, Central Community College

DEY, Kerri
Pharmacy Tech Program Director
B.S., Wayne State College, NE

DONLEY, Marcia
Simulation Nursing Instructor
Diploma, Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital
B.S., Creighton University
M.S., Chamberlain College of Nursing

DRAKE, Robert
Psychology Instructor, Kearney Center
B.A., West Virginia Univ.
M.A., Marshall Univ.-WV

DUBAS, Megan
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center
M.S.N., NE Methodist College

EGGLESTON, Tiffany
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Fort Hays State Univ.-NE
M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan

EILERS, Mark
Advanced Manufacturing Instructor, Kearney Center
A.A.S., Southease Community College-NE
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

EISENMENGER, Jordan
Associate Director of Financial Aid, Kearney Center
B.A., Cert., Creighton Univ.

ELLIS, Anna
Nursing Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S.N., Doane College-NE

EMDE, Laura
Accounting Clerk
Diploma, Central Community College
Certificate, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

FAUSETT, Becky
Project HELP Director
B.A., Hastings College-NE

FLORES, Maria
Enrollment Specialist
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

FREAR, Melanie
Nursing Instructor
A.D.N., Central Community College
B.S.N., Nebraska Methodist College

FREELEND, Nick
Director of Student Activities & Academic Advisor
B.A.E., Wayne State College-NE
M.S.E., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

FREEMAN, Travis
Vehicle Service/Groundskeeper

GABRIEL, Angel
Financial Aid Technician
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

GARCIA, Mariah
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Texas College
B.A., Doane Univ.-NE

GARRETSON, Michael
Media Producer
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

GILDERSLEEVE, Emily
Assessment Coordinator
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

GLINES, Barbara
Administrative Assistant

GRANDON, Sarah
Biology Instructor, Kearney Center
A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE
M.A., Hastings College-NE

GREENWALT, Debra
Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide Trainer
A.D.N., Central Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N, Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.

GREGORY, Charlie
Associate Dean, Extended Learning Services
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

GRIMES, Matt
Custodian

GUERRERO, Joanie
Administrative Assistant
Certificate, Central Community College

HE, Yunteng
Chemistry Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S., Shandong University, Jinan
Ph.D., Oregon State Univ.

HEAPY, Dawn
Nursing Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center-Kearney

HEATH, Glenda
Welcome Center/Campus Activities Administrative Assistant

HEIL, Linda Wilke
History/Law Instructor
B.A., Kearney State College
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
J.D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

HILL, Amy
Regional Director, Lexington Center
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

HODTWALKER, Alissa (A.J.)
TRIO SSS Coordinator
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue University-NE

HOLMES, Katherine
Kearney Center Administrative Assistant
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

HOLSTEN, Susan
Resource Center Assistant
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

HOOKER, Susan
Director of Training & Development
Degree, Grand Island School of Business
B.S., M.A., Bellevue Univ.-NE

HOYT, Steven
Automotive Technology Instructor, Kearney Center
A.A.S., Southeast Community College-NE

HUMMEL, Larry
Mathematics Instructor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

HURT, Kimberly
Accounting Instructor
B.A., Hastings College-NE

JACOBS, Liz
Administrative Assistant
B.A., University of Nebraska-Kearney

JOHNSON, Kelly
Welding Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

JONES, Leighton
Biological Science Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S., Central Christian College
D.C., Cleveland Chiropractic College

JONES, Tami
Nursing Simulation Coordinator
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

JULESGARD, Kevin
Shipping & Receiving/Maintenance

KARR, Travis
Veteran Student Coordinator
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., M.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

KEASLING, Bradley
Associate Dean of Instruction, Business/STS
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., M.B.A., Bellevue Univ.-NE

KEEZER, Wendy
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Creighton Univ.-NE
M.S.N., Clarkson College-NE

KEMNITZ, Marcie
VP/Campus President
B.S., South Dakota State Univ.
M.S., Ed.D., Univ. of South Dakota

KING, Venus
Business Administration Instructor
B.S., Wayne State College-NE
M.A., Doane Univ.-NE

KIRKLAND, Ruth
Learning Center Manager-Kearney Center
B.A., Wayne State College-NE
M.A., Doane College-NE

KORENSKY, Kristi
Mathematics/Foundations Education Instructor
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

KORT, Shelly
Business Technology Instructor
B.A., Hastings College-NE
M.B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

KOSMICKI, Jim
English Instructor
B.A., Hastings College-NE
M.A., Bowling Green State Univ.-OH

LAMBERSON, Courtney
Biological Science Instructor
B.S., Peru State College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

LESIAK, Erin
Admissions Director
B.A. Hastings College
M.Ed., Northern Arizona Univ.

LEWIS, Jeff
Enrollment Specialist
B.S., South Dakota State Univ.
M.B.A., Univ. of NE-Kearney

LITTRELL, A. Wayne
Psychology Instructor
B.A., San Jose State-CA
M.S., California State Univ.-Hayward

LOPEZ, Maria
Recruiting Coordinator
B.S., Doane College-NE

LOPEZ, Roberto
Facilities Management Custodian

LUBKEN, Michelle
Associate Dean of Students
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.-NE
M.A.M., Doane College-NE

LUCE, Jody
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

LUNA, Liz
Registration & Assessment Director
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

MANHART, Gene
Business Administration Instructor
Entrepreneurship Services Director
B.S., B.A., M.B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

MARQUEZ, Jose
Facilities Management Custodian

MARSH, Barbara
Health Information Management Services Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

MARSH, Victoria
Custodian

MARSHALL, Amy
Paramedic Coordinator
Certificate, McCook Community College

MAY, Meghan
Academic Transfer Specialist
B.A., Hastings College
M.A.M., Doane College

McCAFFERY, Mark
Building Maintenance Technician

McCARTHY, Joan
Career & Employment Services Director
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Harvard

McDOWALL, Susan
English Instructor
B.A., Creighton Univ.-NE
M.A., Ph.D., Washington State Univ.

McGRAW, Barbara
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
R.N., St. Francis School of Nursing-NE
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.S.N., Clarkson College-NE
C.N.E., National League for Nursing

MEINECKE, Joyce
Human Services Instructor
Diploma, Grand Island School of Business
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

MIOTKE, Christina
Career Coach & Recruiter, Project HELP
B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

MOORE, Donna
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

MURPHY, Donna
Admissions & Academic Advisor
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska-Medical Center

NEWHOUSE, Kellie
Administrative Assistant, Extended Learning Services
A.A.S., Spencer School of Business-NE

NIEDFELT, Karen
Adult Education Administrative Assistant

ORSTED, Ingrid
Mathematics Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S., Carroll College-WI
M.S., Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

OSBURN, Amy
Instructional Technology Specialist
A.A.S., B.A., M.B.A., Univ. of Phoenix

OTTMAN, KIM
Director of Disability Services/Academic Advisor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

PARO, Libby
Occupational Therapy Assistant Instructor
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Creighton Univ.

PATSIOS, Heidi
Nursing Instructor, Kearney Center
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center-Kearney

PATTERSON, Kelly
Custodian

PEACE, Carrielynn
New Student Orientation Coordinator
B.S., Bellevue Univ.

PEARSON, Kristina
Academic Success Center Coordinator
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

PEDERSEN, Deb
Facilities Management Custodial Supervisor

PETERSON, Misty
Project HELP Success Coach
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.A., Doane College-NE

PETERSON-JONES, Jamey
Early College Director
B.A., M.A., Doane College-NE

PETTIT, Jared
Mechatronics Instructor, Kearney Center
A.A.S., Southeast Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

POWELL, Paul
English Instructor
B.A., Univ. of Colorado-Denver
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

PSOTA, Rhett
Science Instructor
A.A., Colby Community College
B.S., Wayne State College-NE
M.A., Univ. of South Dakota

RADKE, Peg
Nursing Instructor/Campus Coordinator
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska-Medical Center
M.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.

RAINFORTH, Diana
Media Services Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

RATZLAFF, Craig
Personal Development/Education Instructor
B.A., B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.S., Kansas State Univ.

REITZ, Jamie
Project HELP Success Coach, Kearney Center
A.A.S., Mid-Plains Communtiy College-NE
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

RICAN, Julie
Instructional Technology Specialist
A.A.S., Central Community College

SCHEIL, Ashley
English Instructor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

SCHIFFERNS, Terry
English Instructor
A.A.S., Southeast Comm. College-IA
B.A., M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

SCHMITT, Larry
Biology Instructor
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

SCHULZ, Jeff
Sociology/Gerontology Instructor
B.A., M.A., Sociology, Ball State Univ.-IN
M.A., Applied Gerontology, Ball State Univ.-IN

SCHWARTZKOPF, Callie
Program Director/Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.A., Hastings College-NE
B.S., O.T.D., Creighton University-NE

SHULTIS, Lauri
Criminal Justice Instructor
B.S., Univ. of South Dakota
M.A., Doane College-NE

SMALLWOOD, Karen
Pharmacy Tech Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

SMITH, Elizabeth
Leadership Development Coordinator/Trainer
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

SMITH, Meredith
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
R.N., Bryan School of Nursing-NE
B.S.N., M.S.M., Nebraska Wesleyan University

SNELL, Michael
Welding Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

STEWART, Dave
Assistant Facilities Management Director

STRAATMANN, Nancy
Student Accounts Director
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

STUART, Amy
Drafting & Design Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Western Iowa Technical Community College
B.S., Bellevue University-NE

TAYLOR, Edwin
Assistant Facilities Management Director, Kearney Center
Diploma, Lebanon Family Worship Bible College-TN

THOMPSON, Karma
Recruiting/Admissions Technician
A.A.S., Central Community College

WALTON, Janel
Dean of Enrollment Management
B.S., M.S, University of Nebraska-Kearney

WATSON, Diana
Regional Director/International Studies Coordinator, Holdrege Center
B.A., McPherson College-KS
M.A., Chadron State College-NE

WEETS, Ashley
Director of Student & Enrollment Services, Kearney Center
B.A., Wartburg College
M.S., Western IL Univ.

WESTON, Judy
Community Education Coordinator
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

WHITTAKER, Olivia
Environmental Sustainability Manager
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

WILLIAMS, Margaret
Administrative Assistant, Extended Learning Services

WILLIAMS, Stu
Science Instructor
B.S., John Brown Univ.-AR
M.S., Univ. of Arkansas

WOITASZEWSKI, Kathy
Mathematics/Science Instructor
B.S., Hastings College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

ZAPATA, Gladis
Registration Technician
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

ZEIGER, Rachel
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center
M.S.N., Clarkson College-NE

ZETOCKA, Brittney
Admissions/Recruiting Coordinator
M.B.A., B.S.B.A., Midland Univ.