Faculty (Full-Time)

Melissa Boback
Associate Professor, Accounting
M.S., Accountancy, University of Phoenix;
B.S., Accounting, Mount Aloysius College

Dr. Richard Bukoski
Associate Professor, Communication and Media Studies
​Ph.D., Communications Media & Instructional Technology,
M.A., Adult and Community Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
B.A., Speech Communication, Edinboro University

Dr. Robert Clark
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences
Ph.D., Administration and Leadership Studies in Human Services,
M.A., Sociology,
B.A., Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Daniella Cope
Professor of Psychology
M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
B.A., Psychology, St. Vincent College

Susan Donald
Lecturer, Health Care Professions/Medical Assisting Practicum Coordinator
B.S., Nursing, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Morgan Dugan
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
M. Ed., Education, Saint Francis University;
B.S., Elementary Education, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown​

Laura Gaunt
Instructor, Health Care Professions/Patient Care Technician Program Coordinator​
B.S., Nursing, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Lance Harshbarger
Instructor, English​
M.A., English, Pennsylvania State University;
B.A., English Literature, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown​

Robin Hughes
Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.A.T, Secondary Education, Kent State University;
M.B.A., Business Administration, Saint Francis University;
B.S., Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh

Yvette Madison
Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Pittsburgh;
B.A., Psychology, Seton Hill University

Mary Ann McCurdy
Professor, Mathematics
M.Ed., Mathematics Education,
B.S., Mathematics Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jeannine McDevitt
Professor, English
M.A., English Literature, Purdue University;
B.A., English, Seton Hill University

Dennis Miller
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
M.A., Criminology,
B.A. Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Jill Mitchell
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
M.A., Science Education - Biology, Western Governors University;
B.S., Biology Education,
B.A., Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Michelle Myers
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
M.S., Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
B.S., Pre-Veterinary/Biology, Juniata College

Joseph O'Brien
Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences
M.A., Chemistry,
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Scranton

Gregory Paonessa
Instructor of Computer Technology
B.S., Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Marie Polka
Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Mathematics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
B.S., Secondary Education, Pennsylvania State University

Gaynelle Schmieder, RN
Professor of Health Sciences/Medical Assisting Technology Program Director
M. Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Clarion University;
B.S., Nursing, St. Francis University

Sandra Schrum
Professor, Business Management
M.A., Adult and Community Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
M.A., Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management,
B.S., Management,
A.S., Business Administration, Saint Francis University

Theresa Sewalk
Temporary Lecturer, Biological Sciences
D.C., Chiropractic, Sherman College of Chiropractic;
M.S., Nutrition & Functional Medicine, University of Western States;
B.S., Biology, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Wayde Simington
Temporary Lecturer, Mathematics
B.S., Secondary Education & Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Dr. Matthew Sisak, D.C.
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic;
B.S., Natural Science, Pre-Chiropractic concentration, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Sherri Slavick
Associate Professor, Physical Sciences
M.S, Science Education, Lebanon Valley College;
B.S., Secondary Education, Biology and General Science concentration, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Joseph Slifko, Jr.
Professor, Business Management
M.A, Personnel Administration/Industrial Relations , Saint Francis University;
B.A., Business Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Jason Wojcik
Professor, History and Cultural Studies
M.A., History, Duquesne University;
M.A.T, Instruction and Learning-Social Studies Education concentration,
B.A., History, University of Pittsburgh

Leisa Zuccolotto
Instructor, Computer Information and Communications Technology
B.S., IT-Security Emphasis, Western Governors University