Jan 30, 2023  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACTON, Heidi
Director of Residence Life & Student Activities
B.A., Drake Univ.
M.S., Illinois State Univ.

ADKISSON, Deb
Assessment Technician
A.A.S., Central Community College

ALLEN, Renae
Business Technology Instructor
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University

AUGUSTIN, Deb
Registration Technician
Diploma, Central Community College

BAER, Susan
Administrative Assistant
B.A., Iowa State University

BALDWIN, Jim
Custodian Supervisor
A.A.S., Central Community College

BALLOBIN, Kathryn
Associate Dean of Instruction
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

BALLWEG, Ed
Facilities Management Assistant Director

BECHER, Gary
Custodian
B.A., Taft Jr. College, CA

BECKER, Jerry
History Instructor
B.A., M.A., Univ. of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

BECKMAN, David
HVAC Maintenance Technician
A.A.S., Southeast Community College-NE

BENDER, Brandon
English Instructor
B.A., M.A., Southeastern Louisiana Univ.

BENEDICT, Mike
Campus Security

BENNETT, Jamie
Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.S., Wayne State College

BENTZ, Michelle
Sociology Instructor
B.A., Midland Lutheran College-NE
M.Ed., Wayne State College-NE

BLACKWELL, Britt
Accounting/Business Administration Instructor/Head Men’s Golf Coach
B.S., Texas Tech Univ.
M.B.A., Arizona State Univ.

BLASER, Tony
Admissions/Recruiting Coordinator
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

BRESTEL, Lisa
Early Childhood Education Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.A., Wayne State College-NE

BROBERG, Phil
Mathematics Instructor
B.A., M.S.E., Wayne State College-NE

BURNHAM, Anthony
Music Instructor/Band Director
B.M., M.M., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

CASSIDY, David
Math/Physics Instructor
M.A., Western Michigan Univ.

CLARK III, Beverly
Dean of Instruction, Academic Education
B.S., Emory & Henry College-VA
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State Univ.

COAN, Robin
Registration Technician
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

CONDREAY, Dorothy
Chemistry Instructor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

DAVIDCHIK, Dan
Process Controls/Instrumentation Instructor
B.S., Iowa State University

DAVIS, Jason
Associate Dean of Instruction, Skilled & Technical Sciences
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

DEHAVEN, Janis
Business Technology Instructor
B.S., Huron Univ.-SD
M.B.A., Colorado Technical University-SD

ELLER, Brenda
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
R.N., B.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

EPPENBACH, Janet
Community Education Coordinator, Ord Learning Center
B.S., Univ. of Omaha-NE

EWERS, Kathy
English Instructor
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

FISHER, Chris
Regional Director, Extended Learning Services
B.S., University of Nebraska-Kearney
M.S. Ed., Arizona State Univ.

FRAUENDORFER, Ryan
Electrical Maintenance Technician
A.A.S., Northeast Community College-NE

FREAR, Shelley
TRiO/Student Support Services Coordinator
B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska-Kearney

FUCHSER, Kathy J.
Campus President
B.A., William Jewell College-MO
M.S., Wayne State College-NE
Ed. D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

GARRETSON, Kim
Facilities Management Director

GDOWSKI, Lisa
Director of Financial Aid
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.S.E., Wayne State College-NE

GILLESPIE, Lauren
Biology Instructor
Ph.D., Univ. of Southern Mississippi

GUTIERREZ, Jack
Athletic Director/Head Women’s Softball Coach
B.S., Chadron State College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

HAKE, Jolene
Learning Center Coordinator/Cargill
B.A., Kearney State College-NE

HAMILTON, Tim
Custodian
M.Ed., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

HANN, Doug
Information Technology Systems Specialist
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Wayne State College-NE

HANNA, Hawken
Men’s Soccer Coach/Athletic Services
B.A., Adams State Univ.-CO

HASTREITER, Lora
Career & Employment Services Director
B.S., M.S.E., Wayne State College-NE

HEINISCH, Rosie
TRiO Project Director
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.
M.S.W., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

HEINISCH, Steven
Biological Science Instructor
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

HILKER, Wade
Agriculture Instructor
A.S., Colby Community College-KS
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

HODTWALKER, Lori
Business Administration Instructor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.B.A., Wayne State College-NE

HOESING, Kristin
Admissions Director
B.S., Wayne State College-NE
M.S., Missouri State Univ.

HOLT, Doug
Quality Technology/Environmental Health & Safety Instructor
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Wayne State College-NE
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

HUNT, Landon
Welding Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

JANKE, Deserah
Print Shop Coordinator/Graphic Designer
B.S., Wayne State College-NE

JANSSEN, Chase
Precision Agriculture Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Wayne State College-NE

JOHNSON, Dee
Resource Center Director
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., M.A., Bellevue Univ.-NE

KARR, Travis
Veterans & Military Services Director
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

KEBER, Bernie
Executive Assistant
Diploma, Grand Island School of Business-NE

KILGORE, Willy
Information Technology Systems Specialist
A.A.S., Central Community College

KITSON, Jeffrey
Vocal Music Instructor
B.Mus., M.Mus., Michigan State Univ.

KLUCK, Ronald
Dean of Extended Learning Services
B.A.E., Wayne State College-NE
M.S.E., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

KOLIHA, Lenore
Director of Environmental Health & Safety
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha
M.S., Columbia Southern Univ.-Arkansas

KONWINSKI, Brent
Mechatronics Instructor
A.A.S., Southeast Community College-NE
B.A., Bellevue Univ.-NE

KOSCH, Melissa
Mathematics Instructor
B.S., Mount Marty College-SD
M.S., Wayne State College-NE

LAHLUM TAYLOR, Beverly
Associate Dean of Students
B.A., Univ. of Alaska-Anchorage
M.Ed., North Dakota State Univ.
Ed.D., Edgewood College-WI

LARA, Juan
Spanish Instructor
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha
M.A., Ohio Univ.

LARSEN, Krynn
Academic Success Center Director
B.A., Concordia Univ.-NE
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

LEFFLER, Erica
Early College Coordinator, Extended Learning Services
A.S., Laramie County Community College-WY
B.S., Univ. of Wyoming

LEOPOLD, John
Art Instructor
M.A., Northern Illinois Univ.

LICARI, Brenda
Information Technology Instructor
B.A., Chadron State College-NE

LUTZ, Michele
Director of Disability Services & Assessment
B.S., Temple Univ.-PA
M.A., Wayne State College-NE

MACH, Emily
Psychology Instructor
B.A., Eastern Illinois Univ.
M.S., Southern Illinois Univ.

MAHLIN, Sue
Administrative Assistant

MANAK, Keith
Print Equipment Operator
B.A., Wayne State College-NE

MARGHEIM, Kathy
Administrative Assistant
A.A., Northeast Community College-NE

MARQUIS, Patricia
Mathematics Instructor
B.A., M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney
M.A.T., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

McDONALD, Denyse
Nursing Instructor
R.N., B.S.N., Midland Univ.-NE

MICEK, Jeanne
Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide Trainer
A.D.N., Northeast Community College-NE

MILLER, Hannah
Human Resources Generalist

MULLER, Jerry
Industrial Technology Coordinator/Trainer
A.A.S., Southeast Community College-NE

NOONAN, Kim
Administrative Assistant
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

OSTDIEK, Kim
English Instructor
B.S., M.Ed., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

PAPROCKI, CoLynn
Project HELP Grant Case Manager
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.A., Bellevue Univ.-NE

PARR, Deb
Administrative Assistant

PATRICK, Teresa
Nursing Instructor
B.S.N., M.S.N., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

PATZEL, Austin
Residence Life Coordinator
B.A., South Dakota State Univ.

PAULEY, Doug
Associate Dean of Training & Development
A.A.S., Western Iowa Tech
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

PEACE, Carrielynn
Admissions Generalist
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

PERKINS, Billy
Head Women’s Basketball Coach
B.A., West Texas A & M College
M.A., Sul Ross State Univ.-TX

PIITZ, Willie
Student Accounts Director
A.A.S., Central Community College

POLLART, Abigail
Head Volleyball Coach
B.S., St. Gregory’s Univ. -OK
M.Ed., Univ. of Arkansas

PREISTER, Brenda
Academic Success Center Coordinator
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

PRELLWITZ, Staci
Psychology Instructor
A.S., Southeast Community College-NE
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE
M.A., Argosy Univ. Phoenix-AZ

PRZYMUS, Elizabeth
Dean of Student Success
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

RAMAEKERS, Wendy
Nursing Instructor
Registered Nurse
A.D.N., Central Community College
B.S.N., Midland Lutheran College-NE
M.S.M., Bryan College of Health Sciences, NE

RAMM, Crystal
Ord Regional Director
B.S., Ph.D., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

REHA, Larry
Custodian

REITER, Steve
Philosophy Instructor
B.A., M.Div., St. Charles Seminary, PA
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

REMMERS, Chyrel
English Instructor
B.A., Peru State College-NE
M.L.S., Emporia State Univ.-KS

RIEGER, Karin
Associate Dean, Extended Learning Services
B.S., M.Ed., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

ROOD, Sara
Administrative Assistant
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

RYAN, Jerry
Custodian

RYAN, Ronda
Registration & Assessment Director
B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

SANCHEZ, Cindy
Accounting Clerk
A.A., Central Community College

SAUM, Kimberly
Resource Center Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

SCOW, Kimberly
Financial Aid Technician
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Wayne State College-NE

SENFF, Gary
Welding Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

SEVERYN, Kim
Custodian
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE

SIMON, Caitlin
Head Softball Coach
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., M.S., Wayne State College-NE

SLUSARSKI, Margaret (Peg)
English & Speech Instructor
A.A., Northeast Community College-NE
B.A., MA., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

SMEJKAL, Brenda
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Northeast Community College

SOBOTA, Michael
Environmental Health & Safety Training/Coordinator

SPEICHER, Mary
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

SPRUNK, Lenette
Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology Director
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

STANDLEY, Bryce
Welding Instructor
A.A.S., Southeast Community College-NE

STENZEL, Allen
Mechatronics Instructor
A.A.S., Central Community College

TONNIGES, Tammie
Visual Arts Instructor
B.A., M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

TSCHETTER, Stephanie
Theater/Speech Instructor
B.A., Univ. of Sioux Falls-SD
M.A., Univ. of South Dakota
M.Litt., M.F.A., Mary Baldwin Univ.-VA

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

VETICK, Colleen
Instructional Technology Specialist
A.A.S., Northeast Technical Community College-NE
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

WESS, Elizabeth
Admissions Administrative Assistant
B.A., College of St. Mary-NE

WHITNEY, Nicholas
Biology/Physics Instructor
B.S., Wayne State College-NE
Ph.D., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

WIEMER, Glen
Building Maintenance Technician

WILKINS, Joan
Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Central Community College

WILSHUSEN, Ben
Director of Plastic Injection Molding
B.S., Concordia University-NE

WILSHUSEN, Heidi
Academic Transfer Specialist
A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Concordia University-NE

WRIGHT, Barbara
Business Pathway Retention Coach
B.A., Morningside College-IA
M.B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

WRIGLEY, T. J.
Economics Instructor
B.S., M.B.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

WURDEMAN, Jenny
Events Coordinator
A.A.S., Central Community College

WURDEMAN, Judy
Administrative Assistant

YOUNG, Mary
Interim Athletic Director
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Univ. of South Dakota
M.A., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha