Jun 21, 2024  
2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog

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Royce J. Ammon, Scottsbluff
Social Science Instructor
     308-635-6196
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Carl Baird, Scottsbluff
Anatomy & Physiology Instructor
     308-635-6324
D.PT., University of Nebraska Medical Center
B.A., Brigham Young University
 
Corey E. Batt, Scottsbluff
Collision Repair & Refinish Technology Instructor
     308-635-6137
B.S., Bellevue University
A.A.S., Southeast Community College
Certifications: Chevrolet Certified Technician Program, PPG Certified, ICAR Certified
 
Holly Boomer, Scottsbluff
English Instructor
     308-635-6092
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.A., Chadron State College
B.A., Chadron State College
Certification, Developmental Education Specialist, Appalachian State University
 
Violette Briggs, Scottsbluff
Theatre Instructor
     308-635-6038
M.A., The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
M.A., La Sierra University
B.A., California State University - Fullerton
 
Jessica Brumbaugh, Scottsbluff
Nursing Program Director
     308-630-6536
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
B.S., Black Hills State
A.S., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Jacklyn K. Cawiezel, Scottsbluff
Psychology Instructor
     308-635-6172
M.S., Walden University
B.A., University of Northern Colorado
A.A., Morgan Community College
 
Brian P. Croft, Scottsbluff
English Instructor
     308-635-6790 
M.A., University of Nebraska - Omaha
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Colin Croft, Scottsbluff
Social Sciences & Humanities Instructor
     308-635-6075
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Nicole Danielzuk, Scottsbluff
Health Information Management Systems Instructor
     308-635-6316
Certificate, Health Information Mgt., Clarkson College
B.S., Chadron State College
 
Kelly K. Dean, Sidney
Nursing Instructor
     308-254-7435
M.S.N., Walden University
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
Jeff Downey, Scottsbluff
English Instructor
     308-635-6056
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts
B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Marcene Elwell, Scottsbluff
Surgical Technology Instructor
     308-254-7431
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
R.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
CST, Concorde Career College
 
Hallie Feil, Scottsbluff
Psychology Instructor
     308-635-6126
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.S., University of Nebraska - Kearney
B.S., University of Wyoming
 
Karalea Fisher, Scottsbluff
Health Information Management Systems Instructor
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
A.S., Central Oregon Community College
 
Aaron J. Gayman, Scottsbluff
Automotive Technology Instructor
     308-635-6087
B.S., Bellevue University
A.A.S., Casper College
 
Erandi Gunapala, Scottsbluff
Mathematics Instructor
     308-635-6349
Ph.D., University of North Dakota
B.S., University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Certification: CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (United Kingdom)
 
Robin Hayhurst, Scottsbluff
Foundations and Education
     308-635-6396
M.A., University of Nebraska - Omaha
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Shane Homan, Alliance
Powerline Technology Instructor
     308-763-6130
A.A.S., Southeast Community College
Diploma, Northwest Iowa Community College
 
Carrie Howton, Scottsbluff
Human Services & Psychology Instructor
     308-635-6783
Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University
M.A., Fielding Graduate University
M.S.Ed., University of Nebraska - Kearney
B.A., Chadron State College
 
Jackie Jacobsen, Scottsbluff
Information Technology Instructor
     308-635-6093
M.S.Ed., University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Western Governors University
B.S., Capella University
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Amber Jacoby, Scottsbluff
Nursing Instructor
M.S.N., Walden University
B.S.N., Nebraska Wesleyan University
A.D.N., Southeast Community College
 
Nathaniel F. Johnson, Scottsbluff
Instrumental Music Instructor/Band Director
     308-635-6046
D.A., University of Northern Colorado
M.M., University of Northern Colorado
B.A., Metropolitan State College
 
Douglas B. Jones, Scottsbluff
Athletic Training Instructor
     308-635-6369
M.S., Fort Hays State University
B.S., Creighton University
Certifications: Athletic Trainer Certified through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification
 
Michael S. Jones, Scottsbluff
Physical Education Instructor/Head Baseball Coach
     308-635-6198
M.S., Emporia State University
B.S., Emporia State University
 
Dan Joppa, Scottsbluff
Technical Studies Instructor
     308-635-6745
B.A., University Nebraska-Lincoln
A.A.S., Mesabi Range Community & Technical College
 
Jane K. Kelley, Scottsbluff
Accounting Instructor
     308-635-6097
M.B.A., University of Texas - Austin
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist
 
Yelena N. Khanevskaya, Scottsbluff
Art Instructor
     308-635-6077
M.A., Pedagogical University of Oryol
B.A., Pedagogical University of Oryol
 
Lorin R. King, Scottsbluff
Science Instructor
     308-635-6131
M.S., University of Louisiana - Monroe
M.S., Louisiana Tech University
M.A., Louisiana Tech University
B.A., Louisiana Tech University
B.S., Louisiana Tech University
 
Andrew Lenzen, Sidney
Mathematics Instructor
     308-254-7425
Ed.S., Wayne State College
M.A., Chadron State College
B.S., Doane College
B.S., Washington University - St. Louis
B.S.E., Chadron State College
 
William A. Loring, Scottsbluff
Information Technology Instructor
     308-635-6163
M.S., C.I.S., Bellevue University
B.F.A., University of South Dakota
A.A., Iowa Lakes Community College
Certifications: Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified System Engineer, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 & 2016 Master, Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 Excel & Word Expert, Microsoft Certified Technology Associate, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+
 
Sallie Lucke, Scottsbluff
Nursing Instructor
     308-635-6059
M.S.N., Colorado Technical University
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
A.S., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Wayne Lund, Scottsbluff
Diesel, Truck, and Heavy Equipment Technology
     308-635-6073
Trade Experience
 
Michael H. Mitchell, Sidney
Aviation Instructor
     308-254-7449
A.A.S., Southeast Community College
A.A.S., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Erica J. Muhr, Alliance/Sidney
Nursing Instructor
     308-763-2010
M.S.N., Walden University
Diploma, Western Nebraska Community College
Diploma, Bryan School of Nursing
 
David Nelson, Scottsbluff
Chemistry Instructor
     308-635-6109
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.S., Chadron State College
B.S., Chadron State College
B.A., Mount Marty College
 
Patrick Newell, Scottsbluff
Vocal Music Director
     308-635-6045
D.Mus., Indiana University
M.Mus., Indiana University
B.M., Indiana University-Purdue University
 
Aletia R. Norwood, Scottsbluff
Accounting & Business Instructor
     308-635-6029
M.B.A., Chadron State College
B.A., Chadron State College
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
Certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist
 
Jennifer L. Pedersen, Scottsbluff
English Instructor
     308-635-6078
M.A., Chadron State College
B.S., Black Hills State University
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Russell Pontarolo, Scottsbluff
Technical Studies Instructor
     308-635-6083
M.S., University of Wyoming
B.S., Chadron State College
A.A., Eastern Wyoming College
 
Allison Reisig, Scottsbluff
Librarian
     308-635-6041
B.A., University of Nebraska - Omaha
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Nancy Resseguie, Scottsbluff
Mathematics Instructor
    308-635-6037
M.A., University of Kansas
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University
 
Aylssa Rice, Scottsbluff
Surgical Technology Instructor
     308-635-6541
A.A.S., Western Nebraska Community College
A.S., Mid-Plains Community College
 
Frank Riley, Scottsbluff
Automotive Technology Instructor
     308-635-6084
A.A.S., Southeast Community College
 
Thomas C. Robinson, Scottsbluff
Mathematics Instructor
     308-635-6182
M.A., Chadron State College
B.S., Chadron State College
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
Certifications: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Office Specialist
 
Katherine M. Schneider, Scottsbluff
Biology Instructor
     308-635-6108
M.S., Grand Canyon University
B.A., University of Nebraska Medical Center
Certification: Medical Technologist, American Society of Clinical Pathologists
 
Jennifer Seiler, Scottsbluff
Nursing Instructor
     308-635-6061
M.S.N, Walden University
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
William T. Sheffield, Scottsbluff
Speech & Forensics Instructor
      308-635-6194
M.A., Eastern New Mexico University
B.S., Southern Utah State College
 
Andrew Shiers, Alliance
Mathematics Instructor
     308-763-2020 
J.D., Creighton University
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Creighton University
 
Kelsey Stark, Scottsbluff
BNA Program Director
     308-635-6063
A.S.N., Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
P.N. Diploma, Lancaster County Career & Technology Center
 
Nathan Walker, Scottsbluff
Nursing Instructor
     308-635-6064
A.S., Bryan College of Health Sciences
AD-N, Western Nebraska Community College
 
Robynn Thorley Whittier, Scottsbluff
English Instructor
     308-635-6074
M.S., Colorado State University
B.S., Utah State University
 
Stacy L. Wilson, Scottsbluff
Foreign Language Instructor
     308-635-6079
M.A., Colorado State University
B.A., William Jewel College
 
Amy Winters, Scottsbluff
Mathematics Instructor
     308-635-6195 
M.A. Chadron State College
B.A., Chadron State College
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Scott A. Winters, Scottsbluff
Business Instructor
     308-635-6094
M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University
B.B.A., Texas A & M International University
 
Patsy Yager, Scottsbluff
Early Childhood Education Instructor
     308-635-6326
M.A., University of Phoenix
B.A., Lyon College
A.A., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Sherri Yorges, Scottsbluff
Nursing Instructor
     308-635-6365
M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing
B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing
P.N. Diploma, Western Nebraska Community College

 

Emeritus Faculty

Jean Carol Ahrens, Scottsbluff
M.A., University of California - Irvine
B.A., Loretto Heights College
 
Garry R. Alkire, Scottsbluff
M.A., University of Wyoming
B.A., University of Wyoming
A.A., Eastern Wyoming College
 
Laurie A. Alkire, Scottsbluff
M.S., Chadron State College
B.S., Chadron State College
 
Junior Alvarez, Scottsbluff
M.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.S., Chadron State College
 
Cynthia H. Armstrong, Scottsbluff
M.A., University of Wyoming - Laramie
B.A., University of Wyoming - Laramie
 
Marsha L. Blackburn, Scottsbluff
M.S., Chadron State College
B.S., Chadron State College
 
Richard J. Cecava, Sidney
M.B.A, Kearney State College
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Larry D. Collins, Scottsbluff
A.V.E, Casper College
 
Roger Green, Scottsbluff
M.A., University of Denver
B.S., Chadron State College
 
Frederick Guenther
M.S., Chadron State College
B.A., College of Wooster
 
Michael A. Hausmann, Sr., Sidney
M.S., Kearney State College
B.S., Kearney State College
 
Alice E. Hemingway, Scottsbluff
M.S., University of New Mexico
M.A., University of New Mexico
B.S., Westminster College
 
Anne Hippe, Scottsbluff
M.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
B.S.N, Bishop Clarkson College
R.N. Diploma, Methodist School of Nursing - Omaha
 
Paul G. Jacobsen, Scottsbluff
Ed.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.A., University of South Dakota
B.A., Augustana College
 
Jeannette F. Johnson, Scottsbluff
Business & Office Technology Instructor
M.S., Chadron State College
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
A.A., Nebraska Western College
 
Karen S. Kerschner, Alliance
M.S.N., Walden University
B.S.N, University of Northern Colorado
 
Ronda Kinsey, Scottsbluff
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center
M.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
B.S.N., University of Nebraska Medical Center
Diploma, Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
Certification: Certified Nursing Educator
 
John Koch, Scottsbluff
M.S., Kansas State Teachers College-Emporia
B.S., Wayne State College
 
Bob Kraft, Scottsbluff
B.S., Chadron State College
A.A., Eastern Wyoming College
 
Pamela J. Leever, Sidney
A.A.S., Western Nebraska Community College
 
Anthony J. Mandujano, Scottsbluff
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
B.A., University of Wyoming
 
Keith H. Miller, Sidney
B.A., Chadron State College
 
Linda L. Mattern Ritts, Scottsbluff
M.S., Northern Illinois University
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
 
David Nash, Scottsbluff
Biology Instructor
M.S., Kearney State College
B.S., Oregon State University
A.A., Nebraska Western College
 
Tracy L. O’Neal, Scottsbluff
Biology Instructor
D.C., National College of Chiropractic
B.S., National College of Chiropractic
 
Deena B. Peters, Sidney
Diploma, Eden’s School of Hairdressing
 
Jeff Pippitt, Sidney
A.A.A., Western Nebraska Technical College
 
Willie Quindt, Scottsbluff
M.S., Chadron State College
B.S.Ed., Chadron State College
A.S., Nebraska Western College
Certifications: A.S.E. Certified
 
Gustavo A. Seminario, Scottsbluff
Mathematics & Engineering Instructor
M.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.S., Federico Villarreal National University
A.A., Nebraska Western College
 
William E. Spurgeon, Scottsbluff
Information Technology Instructor
Ph.D., Colorado State University
M.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
A.S., Nebraska Western College
Certifications: Professional Agricultural Engineer in Nebraska, CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Associate Certification, Microsoft Office Specialist
 
Rita E. Stinner, Scottsbluff
M.M., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
B.M., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Rose L. Warren, Scottsbluff
M.A., Chadron State College
B.A., Southern Methodist University
 
Margaret Weekes, Alliance
B.S.N, University of Nebraska Medical Center
A.A.S. In Nursing, Queens College - NY
 
Janell L. Wicht, Sidney
M.F.A., Ohio State University
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Richard A. Woodard, Scottsbluff
University of Kansas
Nebraska Western College
 
Guy Wylie, Scottsbluff
Ph.D., Kansas State University
M.S., Kansas State College - Pittsburg
B.A., Bucknell University