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Faculty Profiles

MBA Online Faculty


Dr. Casey Abington

Dr. Casey Abington

Associate Professor

"It is a good feeling knowing that I can make a difference by providing students with tools that will help make them more knowledgeable and productive citizens."

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Dr. Benjamin Blackford

Dr. Benjamin Blackford

Associate Professor

"I wanted to provide students the same opportunities the professors I had provided me, as well as share my experiences so others could also benefit from my experiences."

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Dr. Terry Coalter

Dr. Terry Coalter

Associate Professor

"For long-term success, integrity, hard work and continued learning become more and more important."

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Dr. Ben Collier

Dr. Ben Collier

Associate Professor

"It is a good feeling knowing that I can make a difference by providing students with tools that will help make them more knowledgeable and productive citizens."

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Dr. Tolina Fufa

Dr. Tolina Fufa

Assistant Professor

"Teaching is learning! It's my preferred career."

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Dr. Claudia Hernández Gonzalez

Dr. Claudia Hernández Gonzalez

Assistant Professor

"I teach because I want to help shape the new generations, and I am a firm believer that education can make the change."

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Dr. Chi Lo Lim

Dr. Chi Lo Lim

Professor

"I expect students to polish their critical thinking and apply knowledge gained in MBA courses."

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Dr. Stephen Ludwig

Dr. Stephen Ludwig

Assistant Professor

"I enjoy interacting with students and seeing them gain confidence in their decision-making ability."

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Dr. Janet Marta

Dr. Janet Marta

Professor

"What qualities make someone particularly successful in the business world? Openness, curiosity, critical thinking, and trustworthiness."

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Dr. Tiebing Shi

Dr. Tiebing Shi

Associate Professor

"The instructor's role is to be an administrator and facilitator for student learning; to provide a semi-structured situation, to build bridges and linkages from other courses, from case to case, and to add perspectives by Socratic questioning."

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Dr. Deborah Toomey

Dr. Deborah Toomey

Assistant Professor

"Working with college students has been my passion for the last 13 years. What began as an interesting job opportunity has turned into a lifetime commitment."

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Dr. Jim Walker

Dr. Jim Walker

Professor

Dr. Walker teaches the Strategic Marketing course in the online MBA programs. He wants students to understand what "customer-focused" really means after taking this course.

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Dr. Tekle Wanorie

Dr. Tekle Wanorie

Associate Professor

"I have a passion for the field and the opportunity it offers to make a positive impact on others."

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Education Online Faculty


Dr. Shantel Farnan

Dr. Tekle Wanorie

Assistant Professor

"Communicate often with both classmates and the professor. Dig deep into their learning and teaching–as in the online environment, we learn a lot from one another."

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Dr. Jennee Gregory

Dr. Jennee Gregory

Assistant Director

"Approach learning as learning, not an activity or an item on a checklist to acquire a grade."

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Tamara Lynn

Tamara Lynn

Instructor

"The knowledge and skills that you are going to take away from our coursework will make an impact on your students and the many adults you collaborate with on a daily basis in ways that you may never know!"

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Dr. Sue Wood

Dr. Sue Wood

Assistant Professor

"I have always enjoyed learning and have always enjoyed helping others to achieve their maximum potential. I love that moment when I see that a student 'gets it', and I feel challenged to be sure that all students are engaged and achieving."

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Dr. Victoria Seeger

Dr. Victoria Seeger

Assistant Professor

"Getting to know students is important to me, so I work at building a community of learners in online courses."

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Dr. David Kiene

Dr. David Kiene

Assistant Professor

"Like any educator, one has to be energized and inspired by helping students synthesize information into new knowledge. Value in teaching comes when students achieve more than they thought they possibly could."

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