The following new full-time faculty members joined DeSales for the 2009-2010 academic year. The appointments were announced by Dr. Karen Walton, provost and vice president for academic affairs. The group includes scholars in areas such as business, communications, education, history, nursing, psychology, philosophy / theology and TV / Film. Also this year, DeSales introduces the Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning and new center director.
The new faculty members include:
Ms. Jane Arenas, clinical coordinator, physician assistant program, department of natural science
(B.S., Biology, LaSalle University; M.S., Physician Assistant Practice, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; Ed.D. candidate Educational Leadership, Phoenix University).
Mr. Bradley Barnhorst, assistant professor of business, department of business
(B.A., Computer Science, Harvard University; M.B.A., Corporate Finance and Investment Management, Pennsylvania State University).
Ms. Pamela Bender, assistant professor of clinical nursing, department of nursing and health
(B.S.N., Temple University; M.S.N., Villanova University; ANP/FNP, LaSalle University).
Mr. J. Bennett Durham, instructor of music, department of performing and fine arts
(B.A., Music and Religion, Centre College; M.M., Choral Conducting, Westminster Choir College of Rider University).
Dr. Eleanor Fennell, assistant professor of nursing, department of nursing and health
(B.S.N., William Carey College; M.Ed., Adult Education, University of Southern Mississippi; M.S.N., Duke University; Ph.D., Medical College of Georgia).
Ms. Jennifer Gambal, instructor of nursing, department of nursing and health
(B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N. Candidate, DeSales University).
Ms. Jennifer Gazdick, instructor of nursing, department of nursing and health
(B.S.N., Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales; M.S.N./M.Ed., and C.R.N.P. Candidate, Villanova University).
Dr. Charles Jobs, assistant professor of business, department of business
(B.S., Computer Science, Bloomsburg University; M.B.A., Financial Management, Saint Joseph’s University; Ph.D., International Development, University of Southern Mississippi).
Mr. Patrick Kennedy, instructor of theology, department of philosophy and theology
(B.A., Philosophy/Theological and Religious Studies, University of San Diego; M.A., Historical and Systematic Theology, and Ph.D. Candidate, Biblical Studies, The Catholic University of America).
Dr. Patrick Kenny, assistant professor of nursing, department of nursing and health; president of the Pennsylvania Nurses Association.
(B.S.N., DeSales University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., Teacher’s College, Columbia University).
Ms. Susan Lehman, assistant professor of TV/Film, department of performing & fine arts
(B.A., Acting, and M.F.A., Theatre, University of California, Los Angeles).
Mr. Ross Morin, assistant professor of TV/Film, department of performing & fine arts
(B.A., Film Studies and Psychology, Connecticut College; M.F.A., Film and Video Production, Ohio University).
Dr. Judith Rance-Roney, associate professor of education, department of education
(B.A., English, and M.S., English as a Second Language, SUNY College at Buffalo; Ed.D, Reading Education, Lehigh University).
Dr. Amy Saborsky, assistant professor of psychology, department of social sciences
(B.S., Psychology, DeSales University; M.A. and Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, LaSalle University).
Mr. Joshua Schulz, instructor of philosophy, department of philosophy and theology
(B.A., English Literature and Philosophy, University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ph.D. Candidate, Philosophy, Marquette University).
Dr. Eugene Slaski, associate professor of history, department of humanities
(B.S., Secondary Education, East Stroudsburg University; M.S., History, Lehigh University; Ph.D., History, Florida State University).
Mr. Robert Spicer, instructor of communication, department of humanities
(B.S., Speech Communication, Millersville University; M.A., Communication, Temple University; Ph.D. Candidate, Media Studies, Rutgers University).
Ms. Teresa Wenner, instructor of nursing, department of nursing and health
(B.S.N., Gwynnedd-Mercy College; M.S.N. Candidate, DeSales University).
Mr. James Rubillo, director of the DeSales University Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, department of mathematics and computer science
(B.S., Secondary Education, West Chester University; M.S., Mathematics, Villanova University. Previously, executive director of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.)
Press Release: Meet the New Full-Time Faculty at DeSales for 2009 - 2010 Academic Year | Posted on: 8/27/2009
For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive Director of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034
610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu