Ivy Tech Bloomington welcomes new full-time faculty members

 

new_faculty_2016.jpgIvy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus welcomed 13 new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Five of those positions were filled due to vacancies. Eight positions were newly-created, funded by Ivy Tech central administration to fulfill the campus budget request of additional full-time faculty. Faculty are instructors of accounting, art history, astronomy, business, communication, economics, health sciences, industrial technology, human services, kinesiology, nursing, philosophy, science, and sociology.

Cassey Connelly
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology. Cassey earned her master’s degree in rehabilitation sciences from the University of California Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University. She taught as an adjunct at Indiana University School of Public Health for eight years and has more than nine years of work experience in fitness and nutrition.

Dr. Andrew Findley
Assistant Professor, Art History. Andrew Findley is an art historian and archaeologist who has spoken and published in topics related to Roman architectural history and art history teaching methodology. He earned his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis and has previously taught at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Jaclyn George
Instructor, Economics. Jaclyn received her master’s degree from Valparaiso University in international economics and finance. Jaclyn previously taught economics at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute.

Richard Groner
Instructor of Communication, earned his bachelor’s in speech communication from Southern Illinois University and his master’s in communication from Southern New Hampshire University. He has been an adjunct instructor in communication at Ivy Tech Bloomington since January of 2015. He has extensive industry experience as an engineer and manager with companies such as General Electric, Carrier Air Conditioning, and Freightliner Trucks.

Gerald Hansen III
Instructor, Philosophy. Gerald began his collegiate studies at Ricks College, in Southeast Idaho, where he earned associate degrees in international studies and French. He transferred to Brigham Young University and earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies (diplomacy) and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary humanities (early modern Europe, American studies and popular culture). He then earned master’s degrees in political science at Utah State University (American and E uropean politics) and at Indiana University (political philosophy and comparative politics).

Dr. Kyle Hetrick
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences. Kyle earned his Ph.D. from the Indiana University Bloomington Department of Biology and was a post-doctoral researcher in the IUB Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. Previously, Kyle taught part-time at Ivy Tech Bloomington in the anatomy & physiology and biotechnology programs.

Kelly M. Leach, MSW
Internship Coordinator and Instructor, Human Services and Instructor, Sociology. Kelly completed her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Marian College in 1998, and an MSW degree in 2003 from the Indiana University School of Social Work. Kelly has practiced social work in a diverse range of service areas, including being a probation officer in the Marion County Adult Division, a master therapist in adolescent psychiatric residential settings, providing community outreach, and coordinating wraparound services to families referred through Marion, Monroe and surrounding counties’ Child and Family Services.

Dr. Sydney Mmadi
Associate Professor, Business. Sydney earned a bachelor’s in accounting at Siena Heights University – Michigan; MBA at Purdue University; and doctorate in business administration at Argosy University. He has taught in higher education since 2007 at Brown Mackie College – South Bend, IN and Trine University in Mishawaka, IN.

Teresa Price
Assistant Professor, Nursing. Teresa holds a master’s degree in nursing education from Indiana State University as well as a bachelor’s in nursing from ISU. She received her associate degree in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College. Teresa has been a full-time faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College in Columbus. Prior to her teaching career, Teresa worked as a practicing nurse for more than 15 years.

Mark Richards
Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Industrial Technology. Mark holds an associate degree in industrial technology from Ivy Tech Community College and bachelor’s degree in technical management from Indiana State University. He has nearly 20 years of experience in industrial technology and has served as an HVAC instructor at Ivy Tech since 2010.

Tina Sherrard
Department Chair and Instructor, Accounting. Tina earned her associate degree in accounting from Ivy Tech Community College, a B.S. in Business with dual concentrations in business management and operations management, and an M.S. in Accounting. She has worked with organizations in the private and public sectors in various business and financial management positions. In addition, she has taught as an adjunct instructor in accounting for the Central Indiana region of Ivy Tech.

Dr. Hank Webster
Assistant Professor, Science. Hank earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Rose-Hulman Institute and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Indiana University. He is retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane and has taught as an adjunct instructor in chemistry and physical science at Ivy Tech Bloomington.

Cassey Connelly
Cassey Connelly

Dr. Andrew Findley
Dr. Andrew Findley

Jaclyn George
Jaclyn George

Richard Groner
Richard Groner

Gerald Hansen III
Gerald Hansen III

Dr. Kyle Hetrick
Dr. Kyle Hetrick

Kelly Leach
Kelly M. Leach, MSW

Dr. Sydney Mmadi
Dr. Sydney Mmadi

Dr. Henry Webster
Dr. Hank Webster

Tina Sherrard
Tina Sherrard

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