New Employees

 

The Office of Human Resources would like to welcome the following new employees:

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  January

Michael Bray
Position: Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Department: Institutional Research
Supervisor: Lori Hancock
Start Date: January 5, 2015
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree of Psychology – Northern Michigan University
Studied Instructional Design – Wayne State University
Master’s Degree of Developmental Psychology – Wayne State University
Experience:
Research Assistant/Dissemination Coordinator – Dev Disabilities Institute of Wayne State University (2004-2014)
Adjunct Instructor – Macomb Community College (2009-2014)
Graduate Teaching Assistant – Wayne State University (2000-2004)

Shaun Bruno
Position: Chemistry Instructor
Department: Science & Math
Supervisor: Bruce Dutra (Interim Dean)
Start Date: January 7, 2015
Education:
Lansing Community College (transfer to Michigan State University)
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry – Michigan State University
PhD in Chemistry – Michigan State University
Experience:
Supplemental Instruction Leader – Lansing Community College (2005-2009)
Graduate Research Assistant – Michigan State University (2009-2014)
Part-time Chemistry Instructor – Mott Community College (2014-2015)

Jennifer Walker
Position: Dental Hygiene Faculty
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: January 7, 2015
Education:
Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene – Mott Community College
Bachelor of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene – Siena Heights University
Master of Arts, Educational Psychology – Eastern Michigan University
Experience:
Dental Hygienist – Deerfield Family Dentistry (1998-2010)
Dental Hygienist – Lapeer Family Dental (1994-1997; 2012-2014)
Part-time Dental Hygiene Instructor – Mott Community College (2010-2014)
Part-time Health Science Academic Advisor – Mott Community College (2011-2014)

  February

Phillip Stevens
Position: Network/ Systems Administrator
Department: ITS
Supervisor: Randy Schapel
Start Date: February 16, 2015
Education:
Associate’s Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor Degree in Network Administration – American Intercontinental University.
Experience:
Lead Repair Technician – Davison Computers (2004 – 2006)
Network and Telecom Administrator – Easter Seals of Michigan (2006 – 2015)

  March

 

  April

Todd Troutman
Position: Dean – Science & Math
Department: Science & Math
Supervisor: Amy Fugate
Start Date: April 27, 2015
Education:
Bachelor Degree of Science in Mathematics – Central Michigan University
Master Degree of Arts in Secondary Education – University of Missouri
(Additional graduate work in Mathematics, Computer Programming, Curriculum and Instruction and General Education)
Experience:
Chair, Mathematical Skills Department; Director of Instruction; Associate Dean of Science & Math – Lansing Community College (2004-2015)

  May

 

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  August

Connie DeSimpelare
Position: Support Specialist – Art
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 4, 2014
Education:      
Master of Arts – Eastern Michigan University (Two Dimensional Concentration)
Bachelor of Science, Secondary Art Education – Central Michigan University
Associate of Arts – Delta College
Experience:    
2D Design Instructor (Adjunct) – Mott Community College (2012-Present)
Instructor/Administrator – In His Image Art & Photography (1996-Present)
K-12 Art & Photography Teacher – Peck Community Schools (1983-1988)

Malinda Burnash
Position: Support Specialist – Health Sciences
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 18, 2014
Education:      
Master of Science in Nursing – Saginaw Valley State University
Masters of Science in Education – Marygrove College
Bachelor of Science, Nursing – University of Michigan-Flint
Experience:    
Nursing, Allied Health, Certified Nurse Aide & Clinical Assistant Instructor (Adjunct) – Mott Community College (2007 – Current)
Skills Lab Coordinator; Nursing & Associate Professor – Baker College (2008-2011)
Staff Nurse – McLaren Regional Medical Center (2006-2007)

Jeffrey Brandes
Position: Full-time Faculty – Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration
Department: Technology
Supervisor: Clark Harris
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Bachelors in Organizational Leadership & Communication – Rochester College
Associates in Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Mott Community College
Experience:
Adjunct Instructor – Mott Community College (1998-2014)
Service Technician – Shambaugh & Sons of Michigan (2001-2014)
Facilities Engineer – Johnson Controls (1996-2001)

Katy Koon
Position: Full-time Faculty – Nursing
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Ferris State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Michigan–Flint
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty – Mott Community College (2007-2014)
Registered Nurse – McLaren Hospital (2012-2014)
Registered Nurse – Select Specialty Hospital (2003-2013)

Brian Littleton
Position: Full-time Faculty – Psychology
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Doctoral Candidate in Counseling Psychology – Western Michigan University
M.S. in Clinical Health Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
B.A. in Psychology – Wayne State University
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty, Behavioral Sciences – Kalamazoo Valley Community College (2009-2013)
Therapist – Borgess Medical Center (2010-Present)
Limited Licensed Psychologist – Assessment Psychology (2009-Present)
Part-time Faculty, Psychology – Davenport University

Phillip Nulph
Position: Full-time Faculty – Psychology
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.S., Clinical Health Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
B.A., Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
A.A., Psychology – Merced College
Experience:
Clinical Subjects Coordinator – University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry (2013-Present)
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology – Henry Ford Community College (2011-2013)
Clinical Subjects Coordinator – U of M Department of Emergency Medicine Research (2010-2013)
Adjunct Professor, Psychology – Merced College (2010)

Gina Palombo
Position: Full-time Faculty – Nursing
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.A., Nursing Education – Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Oakland University
Experience:
Visiting Assistant Professor – Oakland University (2011-2014)
Nursing Lab Supervisor/ Simulation & Adjunct Faculty – Macomb Community College (2005-2014)
Registered Nurse – Mt. Clemens Medical Regional Center (1986-2014)

Robert Pieschke
Position: Full-time Faculty – English
Department: Humanities
Supervisor: Patricia Bergh
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.A., English Language and Literature – Central Michigan University
B.A., English & Communication – Saginaw Valley State University
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty – Delta College (2012-2014)
Adjunct Faculty – Saginaw Valley State University (2012-2014)
Fixed-Term Faculty – Central Michigan University (2012-2013)

Jerald Staley
Position: Full-time Faculty – Welding
Department: Technology
Supervisor: Clark Harris
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Bachelor of Science, Major Applied Technology – Eastern Michigan University
Associates of Applied Science, Quality Assurance – Mott Community College
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty, Welding – Mott Community College (2005-2014)
Sole Owner – No Arc Company (1980-Present)
Consultant – Lessors Welding Supply (1985-2003)

Eric Rodgers
Position: Part-time Police Officer
Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: August 31, 2014
Education:
Graduate – City of Flint Police Academy
Experience:
Patrol/Traffic Officer and Sergeant – City of Flint Police Department (1991-2014)

  September

Anar Guru
Position: Full-time Faculty – Physical Therapist Assistant
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: September 22, 2014
Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of Michigan–Flint
Bachelor of Science, Health Science – University of Michigan–Flint
Bachelor of Science, Health Science & Exercise Science – Oakland University
Experience:
Multi-Site Manager, Physical Therapist – Physiotherapy Associates (2014)
LEO Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy – University of Michigan–Flint (2013-2014)
Physical Therapist & Clinic Co-Manager – SPINEdex Physical Therapy (2003-2005)

  October

Shawn Brown
Position: Athletics Facilities & Transportation Technician
Department:  Athletics
Supervisor:  Al Perry
Start Date:  October 27, 2014
Education:  
Associate of Arts, General Studies, and Certificate of Marketing Management – Mott Community College
Building Trade School – Davison Area Skill Center
Auto Mechanics School – Genesee Area Skill Center
Experience:
Assistant Baseball Coach – Mott Community College (1999-2008)
Head Baseball Coach – Mott Community College (2008-2012)
Fitness Center Technician – Mott Community College (2002-2014)
Facilitator of Kearsley Park/ Driver – Mott Community College (2013-2014)

  November

 

  December

Marlene Grisham
Position: Administrative Assistant II
Department: Office of Professional Development & Experiential Learning
Supervisor: Dale Weighill
Start Date: December 23, 2014
Education:
Associate’s Degree in Business Health Management – Mott Community College
Experience:
Office Manager – Bayer Corporation (1974-1999)
Marketing Coordinator – Dura Automotive Supply, Inc. (2000-2009)
Temporary Administrative Assistant, MCC Professional Development & Experiential Learning – Kelly Services (2013-2014)