For immediate release
September 7, 2011
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CCBC announces 26 faculty promotions
Six faculty members elevated to the rank of full professor
Baltimore County, Md. – President Sandra L. Kurtinitis of the Community College of Baltimore County announced the promotion of six faculty members to full professor, 16 to associate professor and four to assistant professor during the annual Fall Focus convocation held recently at CCBC Catonsville.
Faculty members promoted to full professor* are:
• Jean Ashby of Arbutus, Md., is the assistant dean of Math in the School of Mathematics and Science. A faculty member for over 15 years, Ashby has worked closely with the Developmental Math program and Distance Education courses at CCBC. She received her doctorate in Instructional Technology from Towson University.
• Tom Burkett of Catonsville, Md. teaches Biology in the School of Mathematics and Science. He has been on the faculty at CCBC for 11 years. Burkett received his bachelor’s in Chemistry from Western Washington University, a Master’s in Applied Molecular Biology from UMBC and his doctorate in Microbiology from the University of Maryland, College Park.
• Jennifer Kilbourne of Baltimore, Md. is the Biology chairperson in the School of Mathematics and Science. She received her doctorate from The George Washington University in 2002. She has been teaching general biology and anatomy and physiology courses at CCBC for the last ten years in both traditional and online settings.
• Margy McCampbell of Baltimore, Md., is the chairwoman of the English department in the School of Liberal Arts. She has taught developmental and college composition as well as a variety of literature courses at CCBC for 38 years. A 1970 graduate of CCBC-Catonsville, McCampbell returned as an adjunct faculty member in 1983.
• Erik Miller of Eldersburg, Md., is a Coordinator for the Institute of Art, Design and Interactive Media (ADiM) in the School of Applied and Information Technology (SAIT). Miller has shown his artwork in national gallery exhibitions and has worked as an art director and designer in the production of advertising collateral for international businesses. He has been a CCBC faculty member for 10 years.
• Morgan Slusher of Washington, D.C. teaches psychology in the School of Business, Social Sciences, Wellness and Education. He has been at CCBC for 16 years. He received his doctorate in Psychology from Rice University and is a member of the American Psychological Association.
*Full professor is the highest academic rank attainable at an institution of higher learning.
Promoted to associate professor:
• Erica Brinkley of Timonium, Md. – School of Health Professions
• Christine De Stefano of Severna Park, Md. – School of Mathematics and Science
• Alisa Diop of Windsor Mill, Md. – School of Business, Social Sciences, Wellness and Education
• Gwen Gilinger of Bel Air, MD – School of Mathematics and Science
• Sharon Moran Hayes of Crownsville, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• Kandi Hudson of Overlea, Md. – School of Health Professions
• Renuka Kumar of Hunt Valley, Md. – School of Applied and Information Technology
• Laura LeMire of Catonsville, Md. – School of Applied and Information Technology
• Stacie Miller of Parkville, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• A. Yvette Myrick of Baltimore, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• William Niebauer of Fallston, Md. – School of Applied and Information Technology
• Supratman Rikin of Baltimore, Md. – School of Applied and Information Technology
• Amir Salehi of Baltimore, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• R. Michael Walsh of Crownsville, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• Raymond Wang of Essex, Md. – CCBC Library
• Nicole Williams of Columbia, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
Promoted to assistant professor:
• Jeremy Caplan of Lutherville, Md. – School of Liberal Arts
• Caroline Colclough of Columbia, Md. -- School of Business, Social Sciences, Wellness and Education
• Adrienne Dougherty of Essex, Md. – School of Health Professions
• Laurie Montgomery of Glen Burnie, Md. – School of Mathematics and Science
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