PCPS Committees

PCPS Dean's Conference

Charge:  To consult with the Dean in the discharge of his/her responsibilities in regard to the development and improvement of the programs of study within the school or college.

Members:

Dr. Debra A. Pellegrino, Chair

  • Dr. Victoria Castellanos
  • Dr. LeeAnn Eschbach (Counseling & Human Services)
  • Mr. David Hair (Exercise Science & Sport)
  • Dr. Patricia Harrington (Nursing)
  • Ms. Andrea Mantione (LCH&FC)
  • Ms. Mary Elizabeth Moylan, ex officio (Weinberg Memorial Library)
  • Ms. Dianne Posegate (PCPS Academic Services)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Rozelle, ex officio (Career Services)
  • Dr. John Sanko (Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy)
  • Mr. Ray Schwenk (PCPS Dean’s Office)
  • Dr. Gloria Wenze (Education)
  • Dr. Daniel West (Health Administration & Human Resources)

PCPS Field Coordinators' and Clinical Internship Committee

Charge:  PCPS Field Coordinators’ and Clinical Internship integrate academic goals for each program in PCPS. This committee develops collaborative initiatives and discusses issues concerning site-based partners, policies and procedures relevant to PCPS departments in field placement and clinical sites including legal issues, clearances, etc.

Members:

Dr. Victoria Castellanos, Chair

  • Mr. David Angeloni—Education Deparatment
  • Ms. Lisa Burns—Occupational Therapy
  • Dr. Paul Datti—Counseling & Human Services
  • Ms. Rita DiLeo—Health Administration & Human Resources
  • Dr. Debra Fetherman—Exercise Science & Sport
  • Dr. Mary Jane Hanson--Nursing
  • Ms. Andrea Mantione—LCH&FC
  • Ms. Dianne Posegate (ex officio)—PCPS Academic Advising
  • Mr. Scott Reilly—Education
  • Mr. Andy Stuka—Exercise Science & Sport
  • Dr. Barbara Wagner—Physical Therapy
  • Dr. Kevin Wilkerson—Counseling & Human Services
  • Ms. Deborah Zielinski—Nursing

PCPS Honors Committee

Charge:  To develop a distinctive Honors Program for PCPS undergraduate majors fusing academic rigor, commitment to service and cultivation of leadership potential.  Since PCPS majors have a requirement of academic service learning the Honors students would engage in research projects linked to specific service commitments.

Members:

Dr. Darryl De Marzio, Chair

  • Dr. Barbara Buxton—Nursing
  • Dr. Victoria Castellanos—PCPS Dean’s Office
  • Dr. Paul Datti—Counseling & Human Services
  • Dr. Joan Grossman—Exercise Science & Sport
  • Dr. Patricia Harrington—Nursing
  • Dr. Marlene Morgan—Occupational Therapy
  • Dr. Oliver Morgan—Counseling & Human Services
  • Ms. Dianne Posegate—PCPS Academic Services
  • Dr. Barbara Wagner—Physical Therapy
  • Dr. Daniel West—Health Administration & Human Services

PCPS Program Directors

Charge:  Analyze the activities and function for undergraduate and graduate PCPS Program Directors.  Revise the job description goals and define specific outcomes for these positions. 

Members:

Dr. Victoria Castellanos, Chair

  • Dr. Amy Banner—Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program (Graduate)
  • Dr. Lori Bruch—Director, Rehabilitation Counseling Program (Graduate)
  • Dr. Dona Carpenter—Director, Nursing Program (Undergraduate)
  • Mr. Art Chambers—Asst. to the Director of Education Programs (Graduate)
  • Dr. Paul Datti—Director, Counseling & Human Services Program (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Ronald Deitrick, Director, Exercise Science & Sport (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Darryl DeMarzio—Director, Education Programs (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. LeeAnn Eschbach—Director, School Counseling—Elementary Program (Graduate)
  • Dr. Debra Fetherman—Director, CHED Program (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Terri Freeman Smith, Director, Human Resources (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Mary Jane Hanson—Director, Nursing Program (Graduate)
  • Dr. Sharon Hudacek—Director LPN “Dream” Curriculum Program & RN Program  (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Peter Leininger—Director DPT (Graduate)
  • Dr. Marlene J. Morgan, Director, Occupational Therapy Program
  • Dr. Robert Spinelli—Director, Health Administration Program (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. Steven Szydlowski—Director, Health Administration (Graduate)
  • Dr. William Wallick—Director, Human Resources Program (Graduate)
  • Dr. Gloria Wenze—Director, Education Programs (Graduate)
  • Dr. Kevin Wilkerson—Director, School Counseling Program (Graduate)

PCPS Faculty Development Plan Committee

Charge:  To review and solicit three-year faculty development proposals submitted by tenured faculty members of the Panuska College of Professional Studies, and to make appropriate funding recommendations to the Dean of the College. 

Members:

Dr. Victoria Castellanos, Chair

  • Dr. Rita Castaldi Fleming—Occupational Therapy  
  • Dr. Marian Farrell—Nursing

PCPS Curriculum Committee

Charge:  The charge of the committee is to conduct careful and systematic evaluations of course proposals, degree programs, and course syllabi to ensure high quality, academically rigorous learning experiences for all PCPS students. 

Members:

  • Prof. Scott Breloff, Exercise Science & Sport
  • Dr. Dona Carpenter, Nursing
  • Dr. Tracey Collins, Physical Therapy
  • Dr. Oliver Morgan, Counseling & Human Services
  • Dr. Julie Nastasi, Occupational Therapy
  • Dr. Maria Oreshkina, Education
  • Dr. Robert Spinelli, HAHR

T.A.P.E.S.T.R.Y.

Charge:  The charge of the committee is to develop and implement a four-year professional development program for all PCPS students.

Members:

Dr. Victoria Castellanos, Chair

  • Dr. Barbara Buxton, Nursing
  • Dr. Dona Carpenter
  • Dr. Teresa Conte, Nursing
  • Dr. Paul Datti, Counseling & Human Services
  • Prof. Rita DiLeo, HAHR
  • Dr. Verna Eschenfelder, Occupational Therapy
  • Prof. M. Sandra Lamanna, Education
  • Prof. Sandra Pesavento, Education
  • Ms. Dianne Posegate, PCPS Academic Services
  • Prof. Andrew Stuka, Exercise Science & Sport
  • Dr. Ken Zula, HAHR