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General Catalog 2009-2010

Indexes

Administration and Faculty

Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board Members

  • Donald Campbell, Ph.D., service 1983 - 2012
  • Colleen Clark, B.S., service 2007 - 2012
  • Randolf Lumm, M.S., service 2009 - 2014
  • Debra Pearson, A.A.,service 1980 - 2014
  • Jerry D. Walker, M.S., service 2005 - 2010

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District Administration

  • Rufus Glasper, Ph.D., Chancellor
  • Paul A. Elsner, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus
  • Darrel Huish, Vice Chancellor, Information Technology Services
  • Steven Helfgot, Ed.D., Vice Chancellor, Resource Development and Community Relations
  • Albert A. Crusoe, M.A., Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
  • Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs
  • Debra Thompson, M.P.A., Vice Chancellor, Business Services
  • Maria Hesse, M.Ed., President, Chandler-Gilbert
  • Ernie Lara, Ph.D., President, Estrella Mountain
  • Eugene Giovannini, Ed.D., President, GateWay
  • Velvie Green, Ph.D., President, Glendale
  • Shouan Pan, Ph.D., President, Mesa
  • Paul Dale, Ed. D., President, Paradise Valley
  • Anna Solley, Ed.D., President, Phoenix
  • Linda M. Thor, Ed.D., President, Rio Salado
  • Jan L. Gehler, Ed.D., President, Scottsdale
  • Kenneth Atwater, Ph.D., President, South Mountain
  • John Underwood, M.A. Ed., Director, Maricopa Skill Center
  • Adolfo Gámez, B.S., Director, Southwest Skill Center

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Glendale Community College Administration

Green, Velvie (2006),
President

B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Randolph, Phillip D. (2002)
President Emeritus

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. Glendale Community College 1972-1988, President, GateWay Community College 1988-2000, Vice Chancellor, MCCCD 2000-2002.

Waltrip, John R. (1966)
President Emeritus

B.S., Millikin University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Abel, Jean Ann (1988)
Vice President,
Academic Affairs

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Sanchez, Alberto R. (1986)
Vice President,
Student Affairs

B.A., Arizona State University; Diploma, M.Litt. in Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, England; Graduate Study: Stanford University.

Rogers, Gregory S. (2008), Vice President,
Information Technology
Interim Vice President, Administrative Services and Planning

A.A., WM. Rainey Harper College; B.S., Elmhurst College; M.B.A., Norther Illinois University; Graduate study: Illinois State University.

Camou, Fernando (1989)
Dean, Instruction Arts,
Sciences and General Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kimmens, Randall M. (1998)
Dean, Instruction
Business and Technology

A.A., William Rainey Harper College; B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Western State College; Graduate study: University of Colorado, Arizona State University.

Blackwell, Mary D. (1988)
Dean, Enrollment Services

A.A., Phoenix College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Denslow, Diane D. (1984)
Dean, Glendale Community College, North Campus

AAS., Glendale Community College; B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Ighodaro, Osaro O. (2008)
Dean, Student Life, Student Affairs

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Jeffery, Charles F. (1995)
Dean, Institutional Planning

B.S., Oregon State University; M.A., Arizona State University. Graduate Study: Arizona State University.

Vogel, Patricia Rhodes (1999)
Director, Institutional Advancement

B.A., Grand Canyon University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Glendale Community College 1979-1981.

Arora, Alka (2009)
Director, Research and Planning

M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; MBA from Arizona State University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Glendale Community College Faculty

(The year printed beside each name indicates the year full-time teaching assignment began at GCC.)

Abraham, James T. (2000)
World Languages

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Platteville; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Arizona. Glendale Community College since 1998

Aguiñaga, José A. (2005)
Library Media Center

A.A., Southwestern College; B.A., University of San Diego; M.P.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Albury, Robert T. (1989)
Chair, Performing Arts and Music

A.A., Miami-Dade Community College; B.M., Florida State University; M.M., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Allen, Donna J. (2006)
History and Social Science

A.A., Phoenix College; B.A., M.A., Arizona State University.

Arnoldt, Carmela B. (1992)
English

B.A., Molloy College; M.A., Queens College, CUNY, New York.

Austin, Linda A. (1990)
English and German

B.A., California State University, Fullerton; M.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Barner, Carol J. (1990)
Computer Science and Mathematics

B.S., B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Hawaii, Manoa; M.S., Arizona State University.

Barstack, Renee (1996)
English

B.S., Indiana University; M.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University. MCCCD since 1981.

Bednorz, Joseph E. (1997)
Counseling

B.S., M.A.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Benavides, Sheryl J. (2005)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., University of Phoenix.

Bird, Brian (2002)
Mathematics

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Blake, Robert E. (2009)
Chemistry

Ph.D.; CA Institute of Technology.

Bonnell, William R. (2003)
Mathematics

B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A.T., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Borras, Guiomar (2006)
World Languages

 

Bowker, Robert (1987)
Biology

B.S., Jacksonville University; M.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Brenner, Douglas (2002)
Communication

B.A., Westmar College; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Bright, Jason (2005)
Mathematics

B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University

Brooker, Rodney R. (1987)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., M.B.A., Arizona State University; M.S., Golden Gate University; Graduate study: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, National Defense University, Northern Arizona University; C.P.A., Arizona; C.B.M. (Association of Professionals in Business Management).

Brooks, Janet (2002)
Business and Information Technology

B.A., New York University; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Brown, Paul (2002)
Administration of Justice Studies

B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Brown, Philip J. (2004)
Business and Information Technology


B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.S.M., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Brysacz, Lynn M. (2007)
Counseling

B.S., Santa Clara University, CA; M.C., Arizona State University. Paradise Valley Community College 1992-1993.

Burch, Kristina E. (2009)
Mathematics

M.A., Bowling Green State University.

Burk, Nanci M. (2000)
Communication

B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.A., Fielding Graduate University; Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University.

Calderone, Gary J. (1994)
Physical Sciences and Geology

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Callahan, Ruth C. A. (1992)
English

B.A., M.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Campbell, Susan J. (2004)
CAD Technology and Interior Design

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Ph.D., Walden University. Glendale Community College since 2002.

Carleton, Janet (2002)
Religious Studies

B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1997.

Chau, Phong Q. (2007)
Mathematics

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Cheslik, Paula (2002)
Technology Systems and Engineering

B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., University of Memphis; M.S., University of Minnesota. Mesa Community College 1996-1999, Scottsdale Community College 2000-2001, Glendale Community College since 2001.

Cleworth, Brandon E. (2007)
Religious Studies and Philosophy

B.A., Arizona State University; B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Conzelman, Karen (1987)
Biology


B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S., Ph.D., Yale University.

Cortney, Daniel D. (1994)
Mathematics


M.S., Math, M.S.E.E., New Mexico State University.

Cost, David R. (1998)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., M.S., Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., Arizona State University.

Coughlin, Chris E. (1999)
EMT

A.A.S., Glendale Community College; B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Glendale Community College since 1994.

Covey, Jay A. (2003)
Automotive Technology

A.S., Cochise College; B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Phoenix.

Curlee, Kimberly V. (2005)
Biology


B.S., Lipscomb University; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham.

da Costa Mello, Stephanie J. (2001) English

B.A., University of Nevada, Reno; M.A.T.E.S.L., University of Nevada, Reno. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Daugherty, James R. (1988)
Nutrition

B.S., M.S., Arizona State University.

Davis, Don (2005)
Applied Technology

 

Davis, Paula (2001)
EMT

A.A.S., Phoenix College; M.S., Northern Arizona University, Family Nurse Practitioner; M.N., University of Phoenix. Glendale Community College since 1994.

Dawkins, Beth E. (2006)
Mathematics

B.S. Grand Canyon College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Dellai, Cheryl K. (1988)
Physics

B.S., B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Kansas State University.

DeSanti, Doug (1991)
Chair, Applied Technology

B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

DeSoto, Marla B. (1992)
English

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Certificate in Online Teaching, UCLA Extension.

Devereaux, Deanette (1995)
Nursing

B.S.W., Colorado State University; A.D.N., Arapahoe Community College; B.S.N., Metropolitan State College; M.S., Arizona State University.

Díaz-Lefebvre, René (1991)
Psychology

A.A., Pima College; B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., California State University at San Bernardino; Ph.D., Union Graduate School; M.L.E., Graduate School of Education, Harvard University; Post-doctoral study: Arizona State University, University of San Francisco, University of California, Riverside. MCCCD since 1984.

Dickinson, Sherry May (2001)
Nursing

B.S.N., University of Arizona; M.N., University of Phoenix; CNE, National League of Nursing. Graduate study: University of Phoenix. Maricopa Skill Center 1990-1995, Glendale Community College since 1999.

Diebolt, Lisa (2000)
Chemistry

B.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

DiGianfilippo, Denise A. (1999)
Nursing

B.S.N., Loyola University of Chicago; M.S., Northern Illinois University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Dragiewicz, Gregory (2004)
Automotive Technology

Certificate (Welding and Cutting Skills), Sault Area Skill Center; A.A.S. (Auto Body Repair Technology), Bay de Noc Community College; A.A.S. (Automotive Repair Technology), Bay de Noc Community College; B.S., Ferris State University.

Dudley, Anne (1990)
Mathematics

A.A., Phoenix College; B.S., M.A., Arizona State University.

Dumas, Virginia (1996)
Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., Troy State University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Egherman, Monte (2003)
Fire Science

B.S., Western Illinois University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Eide, Christina A. (2005)
Piano and Music Humanities

B.M., Capital University Conservatory of Music; M.M., Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Emrick, Steven M. (1997)
Geography

M.A., University of Arizona; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Englehart, Claire L. (2004)
English

B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., San Diego State University.

Escobedo, Ernest G. (1992)
Mathematics

A.A.S., Pima Community College; B.S., M.Ed., University of Arizona; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University.

Esparza, Charles R. (1995)
Business and Information Technology

A.A., Cochise College; B.S., Troy State University; M.S., Roosevelt University; CISSP, MCSE, Security+, A+.

Fernandez, Philip J. (2005)
Chair, Biology

B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Arizona State Univesity; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Fisher, Annette C. (2006)
Business and Information Technology and Accounting

B.S.B.A., Universityof Nebraska, Omaha; M.B.A., California State University, Long Beach; C.P.A., Nebraska (inactive).

Fitzgerald, Kevin L. (2003)
Mathematics

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Flaaten, Lucille A. (1994)
Nursing

M.S., University of Arizona; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Floor, Mark H. (2001)
Library Media Center

A.A., Phoenix College; B.A., University of Arizona; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Foley, Thomas A. (1995)
Mathematics and Computer Science

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Forsmo, Sharon E. (2004)
Art

M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Glendale Community College since 1992.

Fredericksen, David H. (2000)
Astronomy and Physical Sciences

B.S., Arizona State University; B.A., Arizona State University; M.S., University of Arizona

Gaekel, Gar B. (1990)
Automotive Technology

B.A., Southern California College.

Gahl, Thomas (1986)
Automotive Technology

General Motors World Class Certified Technician

Garcia, Fernando F. (1990)
Technology Systems

B.S.E.E.T., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix. Phoenix College 1983-1989.

Garesché, Gay (1987)
Economics

B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., University of Toronto; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Gergus, Erik W. A. (2000)
Biology

B.S., Humboldt State University; M.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Gerkin, David M. (2005)
Chair, Counseling

A.A., Scottsdale Community College; B.A., M.A., Ottawa University; Ph.D., Walden University. MCCCD since 1978.

Gibson, John J. (2000)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Colorado State University.

Gonzalez, Frank (2000)
Library Media Center

A.A., Staten Island Community College, C.U.N.Y.; B.A., Queens College, C.U.N.Y.; M.L.S., Queens College, C.U.N.Y. Glendale Community College 1989, Mesa Community College 1990-1998.

Grant, David B. (1986)
Men and Women's Athletic Director, English

B.A., Loyola University of Los Angeles; M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University.

Gray, Julie (2006)
English

 

Grima, John (1995)
Mathematics

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Northern Arizona University.

Grosso, Kay (2000)
English

B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University.

Gurule, Juan M. (1989)
Counseling

B.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University; M.A., University of New Mexico. MCCCD since 1975.

Gwinn, Emily (2001)
English

B.A., Butler University; M.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Hall, Pamela R. (2000)
Art History, Art and Photography

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Hall, Rachelle (2002)
Business and Information Technology

B.A., Ottawa University; Graduate Study: Northern Arizona University.

Hardin, Carnella (1983)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., Arizona State University; M.A.M., University of Phoenix; D.B.A., Nova University. Rio Salado 1979-1980, Maricopa Community College District Office 1980-1983, Glendale Community College 1983 to present.

Harris, Mary J.A. (2005)
Physics and Physical Sciences

B.Sc., University of Southampton, UK; M.Sc., University of Reading UK.

Haughn, Jack L. (1991)
Mathematics

M.S., Kansas State University, Emporia.

Hayashi, Tomomi (2001)
ESL

M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies. Glendale Community College since Spring 2001.

Henry, Scott N. (1998)
Fitness and Wellness

B.S., M.S., Miami University.

Hicks, Betsy Ann (1987)
Computer Science and Mathematics

B.S., M.A., M.A., Ball State University.

High, Susan P. (1997)
Counseling

A.A.S., Glendale Community College; B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; C.A.G.S., Ottawa University; Undergraduate study: Arizona State University, Arizona State University West.

Hill, Larissa (2008)
English

M. Ed., Omsk State Teachers' Training University, Omsk, Russia.

Holtfrerich, Michael E. (1989)
Chair, Mathematics

M.S., Northern Arizona University. South Mountain Community College 1987.

Horowitz, Karina R. (2007)
Psychology

B.S., Oregon State University, Northern Arizona University; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Howard, Georgette (1999)
Nursing

M.N., University of Phoenix.

Hulihan, Charles J. (2003)
Performing Arts/Music

B.M., University of Connecticut; M.M., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Humbert, William K. (2000)
Performing Arts and Music

Bachelor of Music in Education, Arizona State University; Masters of Music, Arizona State University.

Huotari, Robert (2001)
Mathematics

B.A., Lewis and Clark College; B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Jacobs, Elizabeth I. (1990)
Psychology

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Jenkin, James A. (1989)
Drafting Technology

A.A., New Mexico Military Institute; B.A.Ed., B.S.E., M.S., Arizona State University.

Jenkins, Carol A. (1992)
Sociology

B.A., Malone College; M.A., Chicago Graduate School of Theology; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Jenkins, David A. (2000)
Networking

Technology/Engineering
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S.B.A., University of Phoenix; CCNA, CCAI.

Johnston, Eileen R. (2001)
Social Sciences

B.S.Ed., Central Missouri State University; M.A.Ed., Washington University; M.A.C.J., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, SUNY; M.A., University of Colorado, Denver. Glendale Community College since 1990.

Jones, M. Louise (1981)
Counseling

B.S., Wilberforce University; M.S., St. Francis College; M.A.T., Phoenix Bible College and Seminary; Th.D., Phoenix Bible College and Seminary; Graduate study: University of Dayton, Northern Arizona University, Nova University.

Joraanstad, Pamela J. (1992)
Communication

B.A., B.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead; M.A., North Dakota State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Kadel, Steven D. (1998)
Geology, Astronomy and Physical Sciences

B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Arizona State University. Graduate Study: Arizona State University.

Kaino, Harry H., II (1989)
Art and Ceramics

A.A., El Camino College; B.A., Cal-State University Long Beach; M.F.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University.

Karpinski, Susan (2004)
Psychology

B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Western Michigan University. Chandler Gilbert 2001-2003, Glendale Community College since 2001.

Kehowski, Walter A. (1998)
Mathematics

B.S., M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Kersting, Joseph M. (1991)
Fitness and Wellness

B.S.E., M.A., Northern Arizona University.

Krout, Karl (2009)
Biology

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

Kruse, Diane C. (2000)
Nursing

B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S., Arizona State University; DNSc, University of San Diego.

Kruse, Jeffery J. (1990)
Mathematics

B.S.E.E., University of Nebraska; M.S.E., Arizona State University.

Kvaran, Hannes (1982)
Chair, Social Science

B.S., M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

LaBuhn, Connie L. (1989)
Fitness and Wellness

B.S., University of Arizona; M.Ed., Northern Illinois University.

Lamkin, William W. (1991)
Social Science

B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Lane, Jennifer L. (2003)
English

B.A., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Ph.D., Capella University. Glendale Community College since 1997.

Lee, Wei-Jen (2009)
Chemistry

M.S., Arizona State University.

Leedy, Debbie (2005)
Chemistry

B.A., Texas Christian University; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Lewis, Ladonna (2002)
Chair, Psychology

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. Mesa Community College 2000-2002.

Lewis, Lisa A. (2001)
Chair, Fitness and Wellness

B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Arizona State University, Graduate study: Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals.

Loss, Bonnie J. (1989)
Art, Art History, and Humanities


B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado.

Luu, Ui (2000)
Technology Systems

B.S.E.E., Ohio State University; M.S.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Macleish, Kenneth J. (2001)
Computer Science and Mathematics

B.A., Boston College; M.S., University of Arizona. Phoenix College 1998-2001.

Majer, Kam (1995)
Psychology

B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Whitworth College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Marrer, Gary D. (2001)
Business and Information Technology

A.A.S., Monroe Community College,.Rochester, NY; B.A., State University of New York, Geneseo, NY; Graduate study: M.B.A. - MIS Concentration, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Martin, Robert, III (2005)
Fitness and Wellness and Nutrition

B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.S., Arizona State University.

Mateer, B. Philip (1989)
English

B.A., Kent State University; M.A., Carnegie-Mellon University.

Maton, Marjane (2001)
Counseling

B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Graduate study: Ottawa University.

May, Johnnie (1999)
English

M.A., Indiana University.

Mayer, Susan E. (2002)
Nursing

Diploma, Norfolk General Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Vanderbilt University Bridge Program; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University. Graduate Study: Nova Southwestern University

Mays, Helena "Rosie" R. (1998)
Communication

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., University of Oregon.

McCarthy, Donald (1999)
Mathematics

B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.A., State University of New York.

McCarthy, Rita J. (1988)
Reading

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

McClory, Toni S. (1995)
Political and Social Science

B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Arizona State University; J.D., University of California-Hastings College of Law.

McIver, R. Don (2002)
Business and Information Technology

B.A., University of Texas-Austin; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

McKennon, Edward F. (2007)
Library Media Center

B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Arizona

McKinley, Michael P. (1991)
Biology

B.A., University of California; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

McKintosh, Andrew P. (2000) Mathematics

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Northern Arizona University.

Melita, Joseph A. (1998)
Mathematics

B.A., Amherst College; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Menon, Rashmi M. (2004)
English

B.A., Mumbai University, India; M.A., Mumbai University, India, Graduate study: Northern Arizona University.

Merrill, Heather H. (2004)
Education

B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Estrella Mountain Community College 2003-2004.

Merrill, Richard J. (R.J.) (1996)
Chair,
Art, Photography and Art History

B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of California at Santa Barbara.

Mick, Angela K. (2004)
Biology

B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; B.S., National University of Health Sciences; D.C., National University of Health Sciences. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Miller, Christian R. (2001)
Mathematics

B.S., University of Michigan-Flint; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Miller, David R. (2005)
English

B.A. Ed., Eastern Washington University; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., Eastern Washington University. Graduate study: Arizona State University. Glendale Community College 2001-2005.

Milton, Gloria J. (1987)
Social Science

B.S., M.A., Arizona State University.

Minyard, Linda J. (2003)
Nursing

A.S.N., Northern Arizona University; B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.N., University of Phoenix. Maricopa Skill Center 1990-1995, Arizona State University 1995-1998, Mesa Community College/Boswell 1998-2002, Glendale Community College 2002 to present.

Moore, Christine (2002)
Library and Media Center

B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Arizona. Glendale Community College 1999-2000, 2002.

Moore, Nadine (1983)
Mathematics

B.S., Idaho State University; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Mooroian-Pennington, Christina (2005) Nursing

B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix; Graduate study: Northcentral University

Morrison, Julie B. (2005)
Psychology

B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Muniz, Raul (2007)
Applied Technology

 

Murphy, Amanda S. (2005)
English and ESL

B.A., Truman State University; M.A., Arizona State University.

Murry, Suzanne (1982)
Business and Information Technology

B.S.B.A., University of Denver; M.Ed., Arizona State University; Graduate study: California State University at Long Beach, Pepperdine University, University of California Los Angeles.

Neibarger, Lea (2005)
Mathematics

 

Nelson, David G. (2007)
English

A.A., Jamestown Community College; B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.F.A., Arizona State University

Nelson, Pamela J. (2000)
Physical Sciences and Geology

B.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., Arizona State University.

Newman, Lynn (2002)
Geography

B.S., B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Minnesota; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Mesa Community College 1995-2000, Scottsdale Community College 2000, Glendale Community College since 2000.

Nottingham, Douglas (2002)
Performing Arts and Music

B.A., Limestone College; M.A., University of New Mexico; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Nuñez, Carlos (1998)
Chair, Technology and Consumer Sciences

M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Nunley, Denise M. (2004)
Mathematics

B.S., University of Nevada, Reno; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Ocano, Jillane (2001)
Nursing

B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix. Graduate study: University of Arizona.

Oliver, Venita S. (2000)
Psychology

B.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Onnen, Mary Jane (1997)
Chair,
English, Reading and Journalism

B.A., University of Utah; M.A., University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign).

Oreshack, Nancy (2002)
Education

B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Osborn, Michael (2004)
Fire Science

A.A.S., Red Rocks Community College-Lakewood, CO.

Ottenberg, Alicia (1982)
Business and Information Technology

A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Grand Canyon University.

Pack, Miriam (1997)
Mathematics

B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University.

Paderi, JoAnn (2002)
Mathematics

M.S., University of Toledo; M.Ed., University of Toledo; B.Ed., University of Toledo.

Parker, Michele (2005)
Technology and Consumer Science

B.S., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Phoenix; Graduate study: Argosy University.

Pell, Joann M. (1994)
Fitness and Wellness

B.S., M.S., Arizona State University; R.D., Emory University.

Penrose, Donovan J. (2008)
English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University; M.B.A., University of Washington.

Peterson, Nelia (2007)
Nursing

B.S., University of Santo Tomas; M.S.N., University of Phoenix. Phoenix College 1996-2006.

Peterson, Randall (2004)
Nursing

A.A.S., Phoenix College; B.S.N., Grand Canyon University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Poggi, Judy G. (2000)
Child and Family Studies

M.A., Pacific Oaks College; Graduate Study: Walden University. Glendale Community College since 1998.

Pommerville, Jeffrey C. (1989)
Biology

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Pool, Deborah J. (1998)
Chair, Nursing

A.S., Northern Arizona University; B.S., M.S., Arizona State University.

Radisich, Aleksander (2005)
Social Science

 

Raffaelle, David P. (1994)
Chair, Physical Sciences

B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Ray, Clarence (2006)
Applied Technology

 

Reavis, Robert H. (1998)
Biology

B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Reed, James W. (1986)
Chair, Communication and World Languages

B.A., Point Loma University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Regan, Brendan M. (2005) Art and Photography

B.S., Ithaca College; M.F.A., Washington State University.

Reker, Martin (1989) English, Reading and Humanities

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University.

Rivera, Frank A. (1994)
Mathematics

B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Purdue University.

Robinson, Sharilyn G. (1978)
Nursing

B.S.N., St. Louis University; M.S., Arizona State University; Gerontology Certification: Arizona State University. GateWay Community College 1973.

Roderick, Phillip L. (2008)
English

A.A., Glendale Community College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University.

Rodriguez, David M. (1988)
Chair, Library and Media Services

B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A.L.S., University of Denver. MCCCD since 1986.

Romero, Fernando (2007)
Psychology

B.S., Hunter College of the City University of New York; M.S, Ed., Queens College of the City University of New York; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Romo, Paul J. (1999)
Counseling

B.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. MCCCD since 1993.

Saint-Amour, Jeanne (1995) Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Colombia; M.B.A., Western International University; M.A.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Other post-doctoral work: Fontbonne College; Paul VI Institute; Arizona State University.

Sanders, James E. (1998)
English

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida; Graduate study: University of South Florida.

Sandoval, Trinidad (2002)
Counseling

B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Arizona State University; M.C., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Schmidt, David M. (1994)
Music/Jazz

B.M.E., Indiana University; M.M.P., Arizona State University.

Schuett, Laura (2000)
English

B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., University of Wyoming.

Schulz, Laurie (2005)
Nursing

BSN, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; MSN, University of Phoenix.

Sears, Russell L. (1989)
Library and Media Center

A.A., Louisburg College; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.L.S., University of Arizona; M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird School of Global Management).

Seitz, David A. (2004)
Performing Arts

M.F.A., University of Southern California; HDRA, University of Southern California; Post-Baccalaureate in Teacher Education, Ottawa University; National Board Certified Teacher, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Glendale Community College since 1998.

Serin, Jason M. (2007)
Chair, Chemistry

B.S., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Shew, Steven M. (1984)
Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Shineman, Kirt (1998)
Communication, Director of Forensics

M.A., Emerson College. Glendale Community College 1995-present.

Shipley, Clark (2001)
Business and Information Technology

B.A., University of Washington; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management. Graduate study: Arizona State University; J. D., Taft Law School.

Shortridge, Richard D. (1988)
Chair, Business and Information Technology

A.A., Phoenix College; B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Golden Gate University; J.D., University of Tulsa, College of Law.

Sims, Glenn (1987)
Social Science


B.A., Albany State College, Georgia; M.A., Bowling Green State University, Ohio; Graduate study: University of Georgia.

Slater, Florence (1991)
Biology

B.S., City College of New York; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Smith, Donald S. (2001)
Performing Arts and Music

B.A., California State University-Chico; M.M., Arizona State University; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Smith, Kimberly J. (2005)
Chemistry

B.S., M.S.,Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

So, Louise (2005)
Fitness and Wellness

B.A., M.A., University of Iowa.

South, Sarah R. (2000)
Mathematics

M.S., Idaho State University; Graduate study: University of Texas at Arlington.

Spencer, Lillian M. (2009)
Anthropology and Social Sciences

Ph.D., State University of New York.

Springer, Joseph W. (2004)
Chemistry

B.S., Trenton State College; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Stalzer, Mark A. (2003)
Nursing

B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Steward, Jason (2007)
Chemistry

 

Stewart, Gaylen (2008)
Art

A.A., Green River Community College; B.A., Central Washington University; M.F.A., Ohio University

Stewart, William D. (1995)
Business and Information Technology

A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Ottawa University. Glendale Community College since 1990.

Stroher, Scott (2002)
Business and Information Technology

A.A., Scottsdale Community College; B.S., Arizona State University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; C.P.A., Arizona.

Sylvester, Timothy W. (1991)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S., National College of Education.

Templeton, Olivia A. (1990)
Fitness and Wellness

B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.S., Arizona State University.

Terasaki, Dean K. (1986)
Art and Photography

B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., Arizona State University.

Thomas, Bruce L. (1991)
Counseling

B.S., M.C., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University, University of Arizona.

Tuohy, James (2002)
Biology

B.A., (HONS) University of Plymouth, UK; Ph.D., University of Portsmouth, UK.

Updike, Eric (2009)
Philosophy

M.A., Indiana University.

Van Marche, Deborah (1997) Psychology

B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Vawter, Charles Jr. (1965)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Arizona State University; C.P.A.; C.C.P.

Vawter, Charles, III (1990)
Business and Information Technology

B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Arizona State University; C.P.A., Arizona.

Ventola, John L. (2005)
English

B.A., SUNY/Empire State College; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Volpe, Amy (2003)
Mathematics

B.A., SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY; M.S., Arizona State University; M.N.S., Arizona State University; Graduate Study: Arizona State University.

Walding, Wanda L. (2001)
American Sign Language and
World Languages

A.A., Phoenix College; A.A.S., Phoenix College; BA, Grand Canyon University; MA, Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1984.

Waskow, Julie A. (1998)
Chair,
Philosophy and Religious Studies

B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Walden University.

Watkins, Laura L. (2002)
Mathematics

B.S., Utah State University; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., Utah State University.

Watt, Sara D. (2005)
Astronomy and Physical Sciences

B.S., Tufts University; M.S., University of Maryland.

Wheeler, Betsey J. (2003)
English

B.A., Arizona State University; TESOL Certificate, University of California at Los Angeles; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Northern Arizona University.

Wheeler, Dean H., III (2008) Anthropology/Social Sciences

B.S., Bowling Green State University; B.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Williams, Stephen (1981)
Biology

B.S., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Winemiller, Bel Quiros (1988)
World Languages

Undergraduate studies, Universidad Nacional de Panamá, L’Alliance Française de Panamá; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University; Post-doctoral study: Anhui University, Remin University, Wuyi University, People’s Republic of China.

Wood, Karrie C. (2006)
Geology and Physical Sciences

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.S., University of Washington.

York, Justin (2009)
Biology

Ph.D., Arizona State University.

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Glendale Community College Faculty Emeritus

(Faculty Emeritus distinction is awarded to individuals who retired from the position of Residential Faculty after twenty consecutive years of full-time service to the Maricopa County Community College District.)

Adank, Willard A. (1968-1992) Physics and Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Austin, Mariam J. (1965-1986) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Baxter, Leroy E. (1966-1988) Music and Humanities Faculty, Department Chair.

Beene, D. Leon (1976-1999) History Faculty.

Bietto, Frank (1966-1987) Political Science and History Faculty.

Bilse, Don (28 years service) CAD Faculty, Dean of Students.

Bloss, Dale (1963-1988) Physical Education Faculty, Athletic Director and Department Chair.

Boerner, Janice K. (1963-1993) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Boyle, James H. (25 years service) Business and Information Technology Faculty.

Braasch, Vernon C. (1963-1985) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Brazie, Thomas (1967-2000) English Faculty.

Campion, Maurice M. (1964-1988) Spanish Faculty.

Cary, Richard (1979-2001) Business Faculty.

Catalano, Renault (1967-1995) Technology Faculty, Department Chair.

Cavin, William C. (1966-1986) Biology Faculty, Department Chair.

Charvonia, Ronald (1961-1988) Business Faculty.

Chord, Paul (1966-1988) English Faculty.

Clayton, Dorothy (1966-1989) Physical Education Faculty.

Cooper, Elizabeth (1976-2005) Biology Faculty.

Csontos, Louis (21 years service) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Dias, Diana (1998-2006) Business and Information Technology Faculty.

Dotterer, William (1966-2001) Business Faculty.

Dutton, Mary Ann (1960-1986) Choral Music Faculty.

Eastin, Gene N. (1963-1989) French and English Faculty, Department Chair.

Ellis, Albert T. (1964-1988) Biology and Botany Faculty, Department Chair.

Fischer, Mildred (1969-1998) English Faculty.

Fitzgerald, Frank (1966-1989) Art Faculty, Department Chair.

Forney, Merrill (23 years service) Physical Sciences Faculty.

Fuenning, Richard M. (23 years service) Physical Education Faculty.

Galletti, Marie (1975-1998) English and English as a Second Language Faculty.

Gardner, Moffat (1965-1985) Social Sciences Faculty.

Gibbons, George R. (1968-1988) Electronics/Drafting Faculty, Department Chair.

Gordon, Ruby D. (1967-1992) Nursing Faculty.

Griego, Manny (1976-2005) Engineering Faculty, Department Chair.

Guyman, Vernon (1968-2000) Mathematics Faculty.

Hansen, Vance W. (1965-1991) English Faculty.

Harris, C. Eugene (21 years service) Music Faculty.

Hartley, Jack A. (1963-1986) English Faculty.

Hawks, Margaret (1967-2000) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Herlihy, Harriet (1960-1989) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Higgins, Don (1967-2001) Social Sciences Faculty, Department Chair.

Hillis, Richard (21 years service) Art Faculty.

Hoff, Edward B. (1963-1989) Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Hoffs, Marilyn J. (1972-1996) Speech Communication/ Theatre Faculty, Department Chair.

Hubbard, N. LaRue (23 years service) Business Faculty.

Hubbard, Robert T. (1966-2006) Philosophy Faculty, Department Chair.

James, Gerald H. (1967-1993) Mathematics Faculty.

Johanson, Leonard C. (1965-1988) Art Faculty.

Kidney, Charlotte (over 22 years service) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

King, Dick (1973-1998) Automotives Faculty, Department Chair.

King, Owena A. (1966-1989) Business Faculty.

Klann, Walter (1966-1998) Mathematics Faculty.

Knopp, Nelda (1966-1998) Physical Education Faculty.

Knowles, Henry (1965-1989) Speech Communication Faculty.

Kong, Moonie (1966-1987) Physical Education Faculty.

Kurtz, Donald A. (1965-1987) Business Faculty.

Lange, Merle L. (1966-1989) Counseling Faculty, Department Chair, Financial Aid Director.

Langlois, Lyle R. (1968-1989) Business Faculty.

Lawrence, Barbara J. (1967-1988) Reading/English Faculty, Department Chair.

Lorenzini, August (1967-1985) Speech Communication/Film Faculty, Department Chair.

Martin, Ethel A. (1963-1989) Business Faculty.

Matthews, Jack K. (22 years service) Drafting Faculty, Department Chair.

Matz, Harry (1965-1989) Reading Faculty, Department Chair, Honors Coordinator.

McCoy, Leslie E. (1967-1989) Electronics Faculty, Department Chair.

McWilliams, Mary Lou (1968-1988) Counseling Faculty.

Meixner, Sylvia S. (1969-1992) Social Sciences/Sociology Faculty, Department Chair.

Mikus, Andrew (1963-1989) History Faculty, Department Chair.

Milliner, Charles (1969-2004) Business Faculty, Department Chair.

Moloso, Phillip (1966-2002) Librarian, Business and Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Montanus, Mark (1965-1985) Business Faculty.

Murray, Marilee (1974-2000) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Nelson, Bonnie (1968-1999) Philosophy Faculty, Curriculum Design.

Overson, Peter (1964-1989) Theatre Faculty.

Peters, Allan M. (1965-1986) Physics Faculty, Department Chair.

Pilch, Richard R. (1967-1996) Physical Education Faculty.

Pisciotta, Pete (1967-1996) Mathematics and Physical Education Faculty, Athletic Director.

Pitman, Fred (1969-1997) Physics Faculty.

Price, David (1966-1988) Chemistry Faculty.

Reeder, Duane (35 years service) Psychology Faculty.

Rees, Richard (1965-2006) Psychology Faculty.

Roberson, Doyle L. (1965-1989) Mathematics Faculty.

Shipley, Alvin D. (1966-2001) Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Smart, John (21 years service) Social Science and Economics Faculty.

Smith, James A. (1965-1989) Physical Education Faculty.

Smith, Louis L. (1963-1985) Reading Faculty, Department Chair.

Staheli, W. Kent (1966-1997) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Staten, Jean (1975-1996) Librarian, Dean of Instruction.

Thompson, J.R. (Bob) (1968-2000) Geology Faculty, Department Chair.

Thrasher, John (1970-1997) Music Faculty, Director of Bands.

VanMeter, Charles (1968-1989) Agriculture Faculty, Department Chair.

Walcott, Lyle (1965-2007) Philosophy Faculty.

Weiss, Kenneth G. (1963-1986) Physical Education Faculty.

West, Charles L. (1966-1994) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Wilhoit, Sherrill (1975-1999) Business Faculty.

Williams, Johnette (1970-2002) Library Faculty, Department Chair.

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Glossary of College Terminology

Advisor

A resource person able to help you plan your course of study and select appropriate courses. Also called program advisors or academic advisors.

Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) Certificate

The Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) Certificate is a 35 semester credit block of lower division general education courses for Arizona community college students transferring to public universities. The AGEC will transfer as a block to any Arizona public university without loss of credit and will fulfill all lower division general education requirements for the majors with which they articulate.

Associate Degree

A degree awarded for the completion of a minimum of 60 credits selected to meet specific requirements. The Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts in Elementary Education (AAEE), Associate in Business (ABus) and Associate in Science (AS) emphasizes courses for transfer to four-year schools, the Associate of General Studies (AGS) allows more flexibility in course selection, and the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) emphasizes a particular occupational field.

Associate in Transfer Partnership (ATP)

The Associate in Transfer Partnership (ATP) is designed for students transferring to public and private colleges and universities. This degree is specifically developed for students who have a identified major and have selected the baccalaureate degree granting institution to which they intend to transfer.

Audit

To take a class for no credit. There are additional charges for auditing, see Tuition and Fee chart.

Bachelor's Degree

A degree awarded by a four-year college. The B.A. or B.S. requires approximately 120 credits.

Counselor

A faculty member available to help you with personal, career, or school related concerns.

Course Equivalency Guide (CEG)

The CEG indicates how Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona accept transfer course work from the Arizona public institutions.

Credit Hour

The numerical unit of college credits earned for the satisfactory completion of a specific course. Also referred to as semester hours or units (e.g., 3 credit hours.)

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)

This is a measure of student academic proficiency. It is calculated by multiplying each course credit hours by the points awarded for the grade earned. The sum is then divided by the total number of credit hours attempted.

Electives

Courses a student can select in order to complete a program of study, sometimes with restrictions.

Federal Work Study

A form of financial aid based on need which provides the student with paid employment while in school.

General Catalog & Student Handbook

The annual publication which explains college policies, procedures, programs, course descriptions, and student rights and responsibilities.

Grant

Student financial aid based on need.

Lower Division

First and second year college courses.

Prerequisite

Specified conditions, requirements, or courses that must be completed before enrolling in a class.

Required Course

A course needed to complete a certificate or degree program.

Schedule Adjustment

The period during which a student can drop or add classes without penalty. The Schedule Adjustment period varies with the length of class.

Scholarship

Student financial aid based on academic achievement, need, or a combination of factors.

Semester

Traditionally half an academic year, about 16 weeks in length. Fall semester begins in August and Spring semester begins in January.

Syllabus

A course outline and information on classroom policies, test, dates and materials to be used in a class, usually given to students by the instructor at the first class meeting.

Transcript

A record of a student's course work and grades.

Transfer Credit

Credit earned at another college applied to a Glendale Community College program or credit earned at Glendale Community College to be applied to another college or university.

Upper Division

Courses usually taken during junior and senior years at four-year institutions.

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