Ivy Tech brings new full-time faculty members on board

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BLOOMINGTON – In the Fall 2018 Semester, Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus welcomed seven new full-time faculty members in electrical engineering technology, healthcare specialist, network infrastructure, nursing, respiratory therapy, and welding.

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Christina Barnes
Program Chair/Instructor, Respiratory Therapy
Barnes earned her B.S. in Respiratory Care from the University of Southern Indiana and her A.S. in Respiratory Care from Ivy Tech Community College. Prior to Ivy Tech she was a registered respiratory therapist at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.

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Eric Bumbalough
Instructor, Electrical Engineering Technology

Bumbalough earned his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan. Prior to his full-time faculty position at Ivy Tech, Bumbalough taught as an adjunct instructor. Prior to Ivy Tech, he worked in eLearning Design & Services at Indiana University.

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Bethany Gray

Instructor, Healthcare Specialist
Gray earned her Master’s in Acupuncture from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture and B.A. in Administration of Justice at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She earned her Certificate of Massage Therapy from John A. Logan College. Prior to her full-time faculty position at Ivy Tech, Gray taught as an adjunct instructor. Prior to Ivy Tech, she worked as an independent contractor in massage therapy and an acupuncturist at That’s The Rub.

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Michael Gray
Instructor, Welding

Gray earned his welding certification from the U.S. Coast Guard. Prior to Ivy Tech he owned his own business specializing in accurate engineering, motorcycle restoration, and precision machining and welding.

Marvella Renee Hill
Instructor, Nursing
Hill earned her A.S. in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington, B.S. and M.S. in nursing from Western Governor’s University. Prior to Ivy Tech she was a charge nurse at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

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Hieu Tran
Instructor, Network Infrastructure

Tran earned his M.S. in Telecommunications Technology from Aston University. Prior to his full-time faculty position at Ivy Tech, Tran taught as an adjunct instructor. Prior to Ivy Tech, he was a change control manager at Ericsson Vietnam Limited Company.

Ashley Winter
Instructor, Nursing

Winter received her M.S. and B.S. in Nursing from Pensacola Christian College. Prior to her full-time faculty position at Ivy Tech, Winter taught as an adjunct instructor. Prior to Ivy Tech, Winter was a nurse at Garden Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.