Office of Academic Programs

The mission of the Office of Academic Programs is to provide oversight for all of the academic programs from student matriculation through graduation, as well as development and delivery of professional development information regarding excellence in teaching and instructional design. The functions of the office include development and management of course schedules, management of student-related matters including student academic issues, grievances, off- and on-site clinical experiences, compliance, etc, faculty evaluations and learner outcomes and management of the academic program curricula and syllabi.

Academic Programs

Kelly Stamp PhD, NP-C, RN, CHFN-K, FAHA, FAAN

Associate Dean of Academic Programs Associate Professor

Ryan Cloyd

Instructional Design Specialist

Jeffrey Kenney

Undergraduate Program Manager

Glenda Robertson

Instructional Design Manager

Kyle Van Horn

Systems Support Specialist

Undergraduate Program

Tammy Spencer DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CNE

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Program, Associate Professor of Clinical Teaching Specialty Lead Academic Advisor, Baccalaureate Nursing Program

Jeffrey Kenney

Undergraduate Program Manager

Graduate Program

Peggy Jenkins PhD, RN, CNE

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for MS Programs Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations

Experiential Learning Team: Clinical Placements and Simulation

Fara Bowler DNP, APRN, CHSE

Assistant Professor Sr. Director of the Experiential Learning Team

Heather Ponicsan DNP, MPH, BSN, RN

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Assistant Professor Office of Academic Programs

Avery Blackwell

Graduate Placement Scheduler

Joey Failma EMT-B

Simulation Operations Manager

Kory McIntosh

Healthcare Simulation Assistant

Krista Neu MHA

Graduate Placements & Data Manager

Cassandra Pavlick

Undergraduate Placements & Data Manager