College Catalog
Administrative and Instructional Staff

Department Chairpersons

Judith DiLorenzo (1993)
Dental Hygiene Department
M.A., SUNY Empire State College
B.S., Northeastern University
A.A.S, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene

Margaret Ewart (2011)
Medical Imaging Department
M.S., SUNY Albany
B.P.S., SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome
A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Colleen Ferris (1999)
Assistant Professor
Health, Physical Education and Exercise Studies Department
M.S., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
B.S., SUNY Cortland

Ann Geisendorfer, J.D. (1993)
Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department
J.D., Albany Law School
M.S., B.S, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Scott Hathaway (1993)
Interim Department Chairperson/Associate Professor
Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Broadcast Communications
M.A., B.A., SUNY Albany
A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Karen Holmes, J.D. (1998)
Associate Professor
Business Administration Department
J.D., University of Georgia School of Law
B.A., SUNY Albany

Patricia G. Hyland (1984)
Program Director
Cardiorespiratory and Emergency Medicine Department
M.Ed. University of Phoenix
B.S. SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse
A.A.S. Hudson Valley Community College
RRT, NYS Licensed RT

Patricia Klimkewicz, Ph.D. (2000)
Acting Department Chairperson/Associate Professor
Nursing Department
Ph.D., Walden University
M.B.A., B.S., Russell Sage College
A.A.S., Mohawk Valley Community College

Dawn Kolakoski, Ed.D. (1991)
Teacher Preparation Department
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
M.S., M.Ed., B.S., College of St. Rose

Anthony Kossmann (1992)
Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies Department
B.S., SUNY Oswego
A.O.S., SUNY Delhi

Susan Kutryb (1993)
Associate Professor
Mathematics and Engineering Science Department
M.A., SUNY Albany
B.S., SUNY at Plattsburgh

Christine LaPlante, Ph.D. (1993)
Assistant Professor
Civil, Construction, Industrial and Mechanical Technologies Department
Ph.D., M.S., B.S, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

James Looby (2001)
Associate Professor
Computing and Information Sciences Department
M.S., University of Vermont
B.S, SUNY Albany

Maria Palmara, Ph.D. (1992)
English, Foreign Languages and English as a Second Language Department
Ph.D., M.S., SUNY Albany
B.A, SUNY New Paltz

Maryanne Pepe (1990)
Interim Department Chairperson/Professor
Human Services and Chemical Dependency Counseling Department
M.S.W., SUNY Albany
B.A., Siena College

Lori Purcell (2005)
Interim Department Chairperson/Assistant Professor
Mortuary Science Department
M.S., University of Phoenix
A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Sarah Retersdorf (2008)
Interim Department Chairperson/Instructor
Libreral Arts Department
M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University-University Park
B.S., Union

Peter Sawyer, Ph.D. (2001)
Associate Professor
History, Philosophy and Social Sciences Department
Ph.D., M.A., Syracuse University
M.Ed., University of Vermont
B.A., American University
A.A., Hudson Valley Community College

Peter Schaefer, Ph.D. (2002)
Assistant Professor
Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department
Ph.D., M.S., Rutgers College
B.S, Juniata College

Ricky Thibodeau (2011)
Interim Department Chairperson/Instructor
Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Department
M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., SUNY Plattsburgh
A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College

Brian Vlieg (1989)
Assistant Professor
Individual Studies Department
M.S., College of St. Rose
B.A., Calvin College