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School and Program Leadership

Business

Lynne Croteau, EdD
Dean, Business, Technology and Design

Education: EdD, American College of Education; MBA and MHRM, Keller Graduate School of Management; BS, Westfield State College

Christopher Roe, MBA
Associate Dean, School of Business

Education: MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management; BS, DeVry University

School of Education

Rikkisha Gilmore-Byrd, DrPH, MS, MPH, PC, CHES, NBC-HWC
Dean, Education and Social Sciences

Education: PhD and MS, Capella University; MPH, Kaplan University; BS, Clark Atlanta University

Mary Muhs, MEd
Associate Dean, School of Education

Education: EdD, Walden University; MEd, National-Louis University; BS, University of Illinois

School of Human Services

Rikkisha Gilmore-Byrd, DrPH, MS, MPH, PC, CHES, NBC-HWC
Dean, Education and Social Sciences

Education: PhD and MS, Capella University

Etta Steed, DM
Associate Dean, School of Justice Studies and School of Human Services

Education: DM and MBA, University of Phoenix
 

School of Nursing

Karin Polifko, PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
Vice President and Associate Chief Academic Officer for Nursing

Education: PhD, Old Dominion University; MSN, University of Pennsylvania; BSN, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Sheri Hartman, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Vice President of Nursing Systems

Education: PhD, University of Akron; MSN and BSN, University of Cincinnati

Karen Guty, DNP, RN, CNE
Regional Dean of Nursing Academics

Education: DNP and MSN, Duquesne University; BSN, Pennsylvania State University; BSEd, California University of Pennsylvania

Alexandra Torres, DNP, MBA, RN
Regional Dean of Nursing Academics

Education: DNP, South University; MSN and MBA, University of Tampa; BSN, University of South Florida

 

School of Design & Technology

Lynne Croteau, EdD
Dean, Business, Technology and Design

Education: EdD, American College of Education; MBA and MHRM, Keller Graduate School of Management; BS, Westfield State College

Rodney Crater, MA
Associate Dean, School of Technology and School of Design

Education: MA, University of Phoenix; MS and BS, American Sentinel University
 

School of Health Sciences

Linda Kennedy, MBA
Dean, Health Sciences

Education: MBA, Benedictine University; BS, University of Illinois-Chicago

Lindsay Nesmoe, DC
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Education: DC and BS, Northwestern Health Sciences University

Tammy Renner, MS
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Education: MS, University of North Dakota; BS, Minot State University

Lindsay Nesmoe, DC
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences

Education: DC and BS, Northwestern Health Sciences University

Laura Miele, MEd
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Education: MEd and BSOE, Wayland Baptist University; AS and PTA, Kapiolani Community College

Stacy Campbell, MPH, PTA
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Education: MPH, University of South Florida; BS, University of Florida Gainesville

School of Justice Studies

Rikkisha Gilmore-Byrd, DrPH, MS, MPH, PC, CHES, NBC-HWC
Dean, Education and Social Sciences

Education: PhD and MS, Capella University; MPH, Kaplan University; BS, Clark Atlanta University

Etta Steed, DM
Associate Dean, School of Justice Studies and School of Human Services

Education: DM and MBA, University of Phoenix; BS, University of Louisville

Bentley Jackson, MA
Law Enforcement Coordinator

Education: MA and BS, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota; AAS, Normandale Community College