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2020-2021 College 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 Univ.

AUGUSTIN, Alyssa
Executive Assistant
A.A.S., Southeast Community College

AUGUSTIN, Deb
Registration Technician
Diploma, Central Community College

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

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 Junior College

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

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/Athletic Services
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

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

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

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

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

COFFEY, Ryan
Grounds Keeper/Maintenance Technician

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 Univ.

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

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

ELLER, Brenda
Nursing Instructor
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

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
M.S., Wayne State College
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

GILLESPIE, Lauren
Biological Sciences Instructor
Ph.D., Univ. of Southern Mississippi

GRABO, Rick
Industrial Tech Training Coordinator
B.S. M.E., Memphis State Univ.
M.S. M.E., Memphis State Univ.

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

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

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

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

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
Agricultural Sciences Instructor
A.S., Colby Community College
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

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

HOLT, Doug
Quality Technology Instructor/Program Director
Environmental Health & Safety Program Director

A.A., Central Community College
B.S., Wayne State College
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha

HUHMAN, Tonya
Health Programming Director
B.S., Bellevue Univ.

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

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

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

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

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

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
M.S.E., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

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

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

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

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

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

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

LEFFLER, Erica
Early College Regional Director
A.S., Laramie County Community College
B.S., Univ. of Wyoming

LEOPOLD, John
Art Instructor
B.F.A., Moorhead State Univ.
M.A., Northern Illinois Univ.

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

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

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

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

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

McCARTY, Brenda
Custodian

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

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

MILLER, Hannah
Human Resources Generalist
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

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 Success Coach
A.A.S., Central Community College
B.A., Bellevue Univ.

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.

PEACE, Carrielynn
Admissions Generalist
B.S., Bellevue Univ.
M.A.M., Doane Univ.

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

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

POLLART, Abigail
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructor
A.A., Northeastern Junior College
B.S., St. Gregory’s Univ. 
M.Ed., Univ. of Arkansas-Monticello

POTTHAST, Craig
Plastic Injection Molding Trainer/Coordinator
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

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
B.S., Bellevue Univ.-NE
M.A., Univ. Phoenix-Argosy

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

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

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
M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

RITZDORF, John
Head Men’s Basketball Coach/Instructor
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha
M.S., Northern State Univ.

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

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

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

SIMON, Caitlin
Head Women’s Softball Coach/Instructor
A.A., Central Community College
B.S., M.S., Wayne State College

SLUSARSKI, Margaret (Peg)
English & Speech Instructor
A.A., Northeast Community College
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 Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Southeast Community College

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

THOMPSON, Chelsa
Director of Counseling and Prevention Education Services
B.S., Wayne State College
M.S., Bellevue Univ.

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

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

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
B.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Kearney

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

WHITNEY, Nicholas
Biological Sciences Instructor
B.S., Wayne State College
Ph.D., Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

WIEMER, Glen
Building Maintenance Technician

WILSHUSEN, Ben
Plastic Injection Molding Director
B.S., Concordia Univ.

WILSHUSEN, Heidi
Academic Transfer Specialist
A.S., Central Community College
B.S., Concordia Univ.

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

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

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

WURDEMAN, Judy
Administrative Assistant

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