MBA Online Faculty
Dr. Casey Abington
"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."
Dr. Benjamin Blackford
"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."
Dr. Terry Coalter
"For long-term success, integrity, hard work and continued learning become more and more important."
Dr. Tolina Fufa
"Teaching is learning! It's my preferred career."
Dr. Claudia Hernández Gonzalez
"I teach because I want to help shape the new generations, and I am a firm believer that education can make the change."
Dr. Cynthia Schairer-Kessler
"I wanted students to be better and more thoughtful people through developing their understanding of literature and their ability to express themselves through writing."
Dr. Chi Lo Lim
"I expect students to polish their critical thinking and apply knowledge gained in MBA courses."
Dr. Stephen Ludwig
"I enjoy interacting with students and seeing them gain confidence in their decision-making ability."
Dr. Tiebing Shi
"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."
Dr. Deborah Toomey
"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."
Dr. Jim Walker
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.
Dr. Tekle Wanorie
"I have a passion for the field and the opportunity it offers to make a positive impact on others."
Education Online Faculty
Dr. Shantel Farnan
"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."
Dr. Jennee Gregory
"Approach learning as learning, not an activity or an item on a checklist to acquire a grade."
"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!"
Dr. Sue Wood
"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."
Dr. Victoria Seeger
"Getting to know students is important to me, so I work at building a community of learners in online courses."
Dr. David Kiene
"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."
RN-BSN Online Faculty
Director of Nursing
"Online education provides nurses who work in the field the opportunity to continue their educational journey. Obtaining an education while working is a difficult task; therefore, I utilize a student-centered approach that helps the student apply the information to their nursing role."
Dr. Machelle Skinner
Visiting Nursing Professor
"With the BSN nurses are better equipped to work in our complex healthcare environment. The BSN allows access to promotion and leadership positions, and enhances their professional nursing practice."