Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Sep 24, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Directory


 


Board of Trustees

 

Albert J. Gruner, DMD, Chair

Hurley, NY

Charles P. Frank, CPA, Vice Chair

Walden, NY

Elizabeth Ailes

Cold Spring, NY

Duncan M. Anderson

Brewster, NY

Sr. Margaret Anderson, OP, LCSW ‘67

Bronx, NY

Sr. Joann Boneski, OP (Emerita)

Newburgh, NY

Harrison H. Buxton, III

Pawcatuck, CT

Dr. Frances P. Connor (Emerita)

Boca Raton, FL

Greg M. Cooper, CPA, CSEP

Montgomery, NY

Thomas C. Donahoe

Chatham, NJ

Sr. Lorelle Elcock, OP

Ossining, NY

Jonathan H. Gatsik, Esq.

Pleasantville, NY

Christopher J. Gawley, Esq.

Danbury, CT

Anna Halpine

New York, NY

Kekuut J. Hoomkwap

Morris Plains, NJ

Very Rev. John A. Langlois, OP

Washington, DC

Wendy E. Long, Esq.

New York, NY

Frank A. Marchetti

 Norwalk, CT

David W. Melby

Wappinger Falls, NY

Robert Murphy

North Salem, NY

Susan D. Najork

Newburgh, NY

Joseph A. O’Loughlin

Pearl River, NY

Sr. Lucy Povilonis, OP ‘72

 Cornwall, NY

Ita M. Rahilly, CPA

Stormville, NY

George F. Stradar Jr., Esq. (Emeritus)

 Newburgh, NY

Sr. Ann P. Stankiewicz, OP

Newburgh, NYI

Sr. Mary Rita Sweeney, OP ‘59 (Emerita)

Mount Vernon, NY

Sr. Madeleine Tacy, OP

South Dartmouth, MA

Christopher M. Wilson, Esq.

Danbury, CT

Anne Carson Daly, PhD (ex-officio)

President, MSMC

Newburgh, NY

 

   

Administrative Council

Anne Carson Daly, PhD – President
Lynn Maelia, PhD – Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Cathleen Kenny, MPA – Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
Elaine O’Grady, MBA – Dean of Admissions
James M. Raimo, MPA – Vice President for Facilities and Operations
Joseph Valenti, MA – Vice President for College Advancement
Kelly Yough, MA, MBA – Dean of Student Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs

Lynn Maelia, PhD – Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Amanda Maynard, MA –  Interim Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Andrea Ackermann, PhD – Chair, Division of Nursing
Janine Bixler, PhD – Chair, Division of Education
Carolyn Brauer, MS – Director of Student Teaching and Fieldwork
Jennifer Bready, PhD – Chair, Division of Mathematics and Information Technology
Dante Cantú, MA – Director of Center for Student Success and HEOP
Kristen Dellasala – Director of Online Education
Gina Evers, MFA – Director of the Writing Center
John Hofbauer, PhD – Chair, Division of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Emily Marmo, MA – Director of International Programs
James Moran, PhD – Chair, Division of Natural Sciences
Maria Minickello, PhD –  Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Online Programs
Barbara Petruzzelli, MLS – Director of the Library
Stanley Pycior, PhD – Chair, Division of Social Sciences
Linda Ruta, MSN – Graduate Coordinator of Nursing
Daniel Shea, PhD – Chair, Division of Arts and Letters
William Swart, EdD – Graduate Coordinator of Education
Carlos Tonché Jr., JD – Registrar
Andrew Weiss, PhD – Chair, Division of Business
Ryan Williams, MBA – Director of Planning and Research
Janet Zeman, MS – Executive Director of Career Center
Charles Zola, PhD – Director of Catholic and Dominican Institute

Office of College Advancement

Joseph Valenti, MA – Vice President for College Advancement
Kathleen Barton, BA – Director of Annual Giving
Joan Gambeski, BS – Director of Major Gifts
Michelle Iacuessa, MA – Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement Events
 

Office of Admissions

Elaine O’Grady, MBA – Dean of Admissions
Dean DiMarzo, MBA – Director of Marketing and Communications
Lisa Gallina, MS – Director of Admissions for Graduate and Adult Degree Completion Programs
John Mahon, MS – Director of Admissions Data and Technology
Nancy Scaffidi, MA – Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Office of Facilities and Operations

James M. Raimo, MPA –Vice President for Facilities and Operations
Michael J. O’Keefe, BS – Executive Director of Operations and Security/Safety
Maryann Pilon, BA – Director of Facilities

Office of Finance and Administration

Cathleen Kenny, MPA; CPA – Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer
Nancy Mazza, MBA – Controller
Brian Moore, AAS – Purchasing Manager
Dennis Rush, BS – Chief Information Officer
Barbara Winchell, MBA – Director of Financial Aid
Lee M. Zawistowski, BBA – Director of Human Resources

Office of the President

Anne Carson Daly, PhD – President
Barbara Connolly, Executive Assistant to the President

Office of Student Affairs

Kelly Yough, MA, MBA – Dean of Student Affairs
Father Francis Amodio, OCarm, MEd – Chaplain, Director of Campus Ministry
Doreen Bischof, BSN, RN, NCSN – Director of Health Services
Sandra Cefaloni-Henderson, MSEd Director of Student Activities
Maxine Monroe, MA – Director of Residence Life
Orin Strauchler, PsyD – Director of Counseling and Disabilities
Dan Twomey, BA – Director of Athletics and Physical Recreation

Faculty (Full time and Emeriti)

Andrea Ackermann, Professor of Nursing; Chair of the School of Nursing

BS, Fitchburg State University
MS, Sage College
PhD, Duquesne University

Victor Azuaje, Associate Professor of Spanish

BA, Iniversidad del Zulia, Venezuela
MA, University of Delaware
MA, Temple University
PhD, Temple University

Evelyn Bousquet Barese, Associate Professor of Education

BS, MS, MS, Sixth Year, Southern Connecticut State University
PhD, State University of Connecticut

James N. Beard, Professor of Communication Arts

BA, State University of New York at Oswego
MFA, City University of New York

Dolores Berlinghoff, Professor of Education

BS, Pennsylvania State University
MSEd, Lehigh University
PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Suparna Bhalla, Associate Professor of Biology

BSc, Bombay University
MSc, Delhi University
MS, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
PhD, McGill University

Janine Bixler, Professor of Education; Chair of the Division of Education

BS, MS, SUNY Oswego
PhD, Georgia State University

Sister Agnes Boyle, OP, Professor Emerita of Education

BS, Glassboro State College
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Carolyn Brauer, Lecturer of Education, Director of Student Teaching

BS, Empire State College
MS, C.W. Post College

Jennifer C. Bready, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Chair of the Division of Mathematics and IT

BBA, Pace University
MA, PhD, New York University

Jill Brennan-Cook, Associate Professor of Nursing

BSN, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
MS, CUNY-Lehman College
DPN, Case Western Reserve University

Margaret Bussigel, Professor of Sociology

BA, Barnard College
MRP, Cornell University
Dr paed, Universitaet Dortmund, Germany

Victoria Caruana, Assistant Professor of Education

BA, University of South Florida
MEd, University of South Florida
PhD, University of South Florida

Stephen Cheskiewicz, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

BA, MA, Wilkes University
EdD, Wilkes University

Ann Corcoran, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BSN Mercy College
MS Mercy College
DNP, Regis College

James F. Cotter, Professor of English

AB, MA, Boston College
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Erin Crockett, Assistant Professor of Economics

            BBA, Drexel University
            MA, Temple University
            PhD, Temple University

Mike Daven, Professor of Mathematics

BS, BA, Villanova University
MA, PhD, Auburn University

Sister Leona DeBoer, OP, Professor Emerita of Nursing

BSN, The Catholic University of America
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
PhD, New York University

Patrick J. DeLuca, MT (ASCP), Professor Emeritus of Biology and Medical Technology

AB, Saint Michael’s College
MS, PhD, Fordham University

Karen Eberle-McCarthy, Professor Emerita of Spanish

AB, Ohio Wesleyan University
MA,New York University, Madrid
PhD,State University of New York at Albany

Durward Entrekin, Professor of Music

BM, Stetson University
MM, DMA, Yale University

Rae M. Fallon, Associate Professor of Psychology

BA, CUNY – Hunter College
MS, CUNY – Lehman College
PhD, Fordham University

Lawrence T. Force, LCSW-R, Professor of Psychology

BA, Iona College
MA, New School for Social Research
PhD, State University of New York at Albany

Louis Fortunato, CPA, Professor of Accounting

BS, New York Institute of Technology
MBA, Pace University

Lee Fothergill, Professor of Mathematics

BA, MS, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
EdD, Columbia University

J. David Gallagher, Associate Professor of Education

BS, Boston University
PhD, Michigan State University

Jane Gangi, Associate Professor of Education

BA, Colorado College
MA, Northwestern University
PhD, New York University

Dean Goldberg, Associate Professor of Communication Arts

BS, City University of New York at Hunter College
MFA, Goddard College

Carl S. Hoegler, Associate Professor of Biology

BS Manhattan College
MS, PhD, Fordham University

John Hofbauer, Associate Professor of Philosophy; Chair of the Division of Philosophy and Religious Studies

BA, Christendom, College
MA, PhD Fordham University

Matthew Hollibush, Assistant Professor of Education

BS, University of Nevada, Reno
MA, California State University

AKM Rezaul Hossain, Associate Professor of Economics

BS, Minnesota State University – Bemidjii
MA, PhD, University of Connecticut

Debra Hrelic, Professor of Nursing

BSN, William Patterson College
MS, Rutgers University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Teresa Hurley, Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, MS, Hunter College, CUNY
DHEd, A.T. Stilll University

Jeffrey Kahana, Associate Professor of History

BA, MA, Case Western Reserve University
JD, The Ohio State University College of Law
PhD, Brandeis University

Yasmine Kalkstein, Assistant Professor of Psychology

BA, University of Virginia
MA, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Minnesota

Colleen P. Kirk, Assistant Professor of Marketing

             BA, Cornell University,
             MBA, Southern Methodist University,
             MIT, Thunderbird School of Global Management,
             DPS, Pace University

William Lahar, Professor of Chemistry

BS, Stonehill College
PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Eric Langstedt, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

BS, Cornell University
ML, University of Saint Andrews, Scotland
PhD, University of Connecticut

Margaret Larrousse, Associate Professor of Math, Science and Technology

AS, SUNY Canton
BS, University of Lowell
PhD, University of Massachusetts

Marilyn Lashlee, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BS, University of North Carolina
BS,  Mount Saint Mary College
MS, Lehman College
DNP, Northeastern University

Bojan K. Lazarevic, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

BA, MA University of Belgrade, Serbia
PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jenifer Lee-Gonyea, Associate Professor of Criminology

BA, West Virginia University
MS, Marshall University
PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Kathryn Lindemann, Professor Emerita of Philosophy

AB, Seton Hall University
MA, Fordham University
PhD, Michigan State University

Lynn E. Maelia, Professor of Chemistry; Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

BS, Wilkes College
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Maureen Markel, Professor of Mathematics and Information Technology

BA, Manhattanville College
MA, MAT, State University College at New Paltz
MS, Union College
PhD, City University of New York

Amanda M. Maynard, Associate Professor of Psychology; Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

BA, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University

James V. McEnery, Associate Professor Emeritus of English

AB, St. Joseph’s University
MA, University of Pennsylvania

Evan Merkhofer, Assistant Professor of Biology

BS, Gettysburg College
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Monica Merritt, Associate Professor of Education

BA, Wesleyan University
MS, Bank Street College of Education
EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

Joan M. Miller, Professor Emerita of Education

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
PhD, University of Virginia

James Moran, Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences

BS, SUNY Geneseo
MS, University of Rochester
PhD, University of Rochester

Dianne Murphy, Professor of Nursing

BS, C.W. Post – Long Island University
MS, Hunter College
DNP, Case Western Reserve University

Sister Margaret Murphy, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

BS, St. John’s University
MS, Iona College
MSW, Yeshiva University
DMin, Drew University

Nguyen, Thuy Linh, Assistant Professor of History

M Phil, University of Cambridge 
PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Tracey J. Niemotko, Professor of Accounting

BS, Fordham University
JD, Fordham University School of Law

Rebecca Norman, Assistant Professor of Education

BS, Bucknell University
MA, The Ohio State University
PhD, Michigan State University

Irene Walsh Nunnari, Professor Emerita of English and Communication Arts

AB, Marywood College
MA, Villanova University
MA, State University College, New Paltz
PhD, New York University

Nancy Owen, Instructor of Nursing

BSN, University of Rhode Island
MA, Pace University

Richard S. Peckham, Professor Emeritus of Biology

BS, University of New Hampshire
MS, PhD, University of Notre Dame

Janet Petroski, Associate Professor of Chemistry

BA, MS, California State University
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

James Phillips, Assistant Professor of Theatre

BA, Morehead State University
MA, Emerson College
MFA, The Catholic University of America

Stephanie Pietros, Assistant Professor of English

BA, Providence College
MA, MPhil, PhD, Fordham University

Stanley W. Pycior, Professor of History; Chair of the Division of Social Sciences

BA, St. John’s University
MS, Fordham University
MA, MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame

John T. Reilly, Professor of History

BSS, Fairfield University
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Glenn Reynolds, Assistant Professor of History

BA, University of California at Berkeley
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Douglas Robinson, Assistant Professor of Biology

BS, SUNY Brockport
MS, Emporia State University
PhD, Binghamton University

Jeanne Roth, Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, Niagra University
MS, Hunter College of City University of New York
DNP, Regis College

Linda Ruta, Instructor of Nursing

BS, Pace University
MS, Mount Saint Mary College

Priscilla L. Sagar, Professor of Nursing

BSN, The Philippine Women’s University
MSN, Pace University
EdD, Columbia University

Sister Ann Sakac, OP, Professor Emerita of English

AB, Villanova University
MA, PhD, The Catholic University of America

Toni Saldivar, Professor Emerita of English

BA, Florida State University
MA, State University of New York at New Paltz
PhD, New York University

Thomas J. Sarro, Professor of Biology

BS, MS, Fairleigh Dickinson University
PhD, New York University

Susan Schulmerich, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BS, St. Thomas Aquinas College
MS, Long Island University
MBA, Long Island University
DHEd,  A.T. Still University

Paul Schwartz, Professor of Psychology

BS, Long Island University
MA, New York University
EdM, EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University

Daniel Shea, Associate Professor of English; Chair of the Division of Arts and Letters

BA, Canisius College
MA, Indiana State University
PhD State University of New York at Binghamton

Ludmila Smirnova, Professor of Education

BA,Volgograd State Pedagogical University
PhD, Russian Pedagogical Academy

Frances Spielhagen, Professor of Education

BA, MA, PhD, Fordham University

Marie-Therese C. Sulit, Associate Professor of English

BA, University at Binghamton
MA, University at Binghamton
PhD, University of Minnesota

Sister Patricia Sullivan, OP, Professor Emerita of Mathematics

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA, Ohio State University
EdD, Columbia University

Jill Sussman,  Associate Professor of Nursing

BS, William Patterson University
MS, Columbia University
DNP, Regis College

William Swart, Graduate Education Coordinator

BA, State University of New York at Cortland
MS, State University of New York at Cortland
EdD, New York University

Sonya Abbye Taylor, Assistant Professor of Education

            BA, Lehman College 
            MS, Lehman College
            MEd,Columbia University

Ed Teall, Professor of Philosophy

BA, Alma College
MA, San Diego State University
PhD, Michigan State University

Moira Tolan, Professor of Business

BBA, MBA, Iona College
PhD, State University of New York at Albany

Iris J. Turkenkopf, Professor Emerita of Biology

BS, CUNY-Brooklyn College
MS, Vassar College
PhD, Columbia University

Anne-Marie Uebbing, Assistant Professor of Nursing

BA, State University of New York at Purchase
BS, Columbia University
MS, Pace University

Sarah Uzelac, Assistant Professor of Psychology

BS, Southern Oregon University
MA, PhD, Louisiana State University

Kathleen Venable, Instructor of Mathematics

BS, St. Peter’s University
MBA, Arizona State University
MSEd, Mount Saint Mary College
EDDCT in progress, Columbia University

Nancy Von Rosk, Associate Professor of English

BA, State University of New York at Oneonta
MA, Northeastern University
PhD, University of New Hampshire

Susan Vorsanger, Assistant Professor of Human Services

BA, Indiana University
MPA, PhD, Columbia University

Roumen Vragov, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

             BA, Southwestern University
             MA, University of Arizona
             PhD, University of Arizona

Sister Catherine Walsh, OP, Professor Emerita of Communication Arts

BA, Mount Saint Mary College
MA Ed, MA, Fairfield University
EdD, Fordham University

Jodie Wasacz, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

BS, Hartwick College
PhD, University of Northern Colorado

Andrew Weiss, Professor of Business; Chair, School of Business

BA, Oberlin College
PhD , Northwestern University

Peter Witkowsky, Associate Professor of English 

BA, Fairfield University
MA, Trinity College
PhD, Fordham University

Ying Xiao, Assistant Professor Of Finance

BA, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
MA, University of Oklahoma
PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder

Charles Zola, Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Director of the Catholic and Dominican Institute

BA, University of Scranton
MA, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
PhD, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Committees of the Faculty

Academic Standards Committee

Academic Technology Advancement Committee

Admissions Committee

Committee on Committees

Curriculum Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

Faculty Appeals Board

Faculty Senate

General Education Committee

Institutional Review Board

Judicial Appeals Board

Library Committee

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Strategic Planning and Budgeting Committee