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2022 Faculty Retreat Schedule

Friday, November 4, 2022 
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 
Shepherdsville, KY 
Theme: Strategies for Engaging and Motivating the Unprepared Student

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Dress is business casual, but attendees who bring a can of food for the food drive or make a $2 donation may wear jeans.

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2022 Faculty Retreat Schedule

Time

Session/Presenters

Location

Evaluation

Remote Access

8:00

Registration Opens

8:45

Welcome and Opening Remarks

John McDowell Ballroom

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9:00 - 9:50

Session 1A

Engaging and Motivating Unprepared Students with Panopto and Project-Based Learning

Ben Stephens and Kimberly Daugherty

 

 

 

Henry Crist Room

Session 1A Evaluation

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9:00 - 9:50 

Session 1B

Providing an Inclusive Environment to Engage and Motivate All Learners

Dale English and Emily Frederick

 

Adam Shepherd Room

Session 1B Evaluation

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9:00 - 9:50

Session 1C

Students Don't Read Email: How to CLose the Gap with Mobile Technology

Cara Dillard

 

Isaac W. Bernheim Room

Session 1C Evaluation

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10:00 - 10:50 

Session 2A

Engaging/Motivating the Underprepared Student at the Class, Peer, and Administrative Levels

Kimberly Daugherty, Dale English, Abbey Hardy, and Ben Stephens

Henry Crist Room

Session 2A Evaluation

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10:00 - 10:50

Session 2B

Preparing College Students to be Positive Influences in their Workplace

Nancy Barnum

 

Adam Shepherd Room

Session 2B Evaluation

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10:00 - 10:50

Session 2C

How to Leverage Value, Expectancies, and Environment to Increase Student Motivation

Kim Elder and Nathan Doctor

 

Isaac W. Bernheim Room

Session 2C Evaluation

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11:00 - 11:50

Session 3A

How Well Do I Know Myself? Self-Assessment to Engage and Motivate Students

Kimberly Daugherty and Dale English

Henry Crist Room

Session 3A Evaluation

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11:00 - 11:50

Session 3B

Preparing the Unprepared Student: Set the Stage, Engage, Empower, and Teach!

Jamie Tilton

 

Adam Shepherd Room

Session 3B Evaluation

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11:00 - 11:50

Session 3C

Engaging and Supporting Students with Text Messages through Mongoose Cadence

Nina Martinez and Sean Ashcraft

 

Isaac W. Bernheim Room

Session 3C Evaluation

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12:00

Lunch

 

12:45

Faculty of the Year Presentation

Chancellor, Glenn Sullivan

John McDowell Ballroom

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1:10

State of the University

President, Dr. Tim Swenson

 

John McDowell Ballroom

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1:50

Break

 

2:00

Curriculum Support

Provost, Dr. Diana Lawrence, Peggy Muller, Barry Sanford

John McDowell Ballroom

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2:15

Harmonize Overview/Highlights Presentation

Scott Cordle

John McDowell Ballroom

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2:30

Best Practices; Guidelines for Teaching

Marcus Popetz, CEO of Harmonize

John McDowell Ballroom

Session Evaluation

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3:00

Break

3:10

Instructional Support Team (IST)

Lorie Long, Jules Stoltz, Peggy Muller, Barry Sanford

John McDowell Ballroom

Session Evaluation

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3:50

Closing Remarks

Provost, Dr. Diana Lawrence

John McDowell Ballroom

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Session Abstracts

PRESENTER BIOS

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Sean Ashcraft

Mr. Sean Ashcraft has been in the field of higher education for 14 years, 12 of which have been with Sullivan University. He has a Master of Science in Conflict Management, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources. He will begin pursuing his doctorate degree in Spring of 2023. In addition to his education, Mr. Ashcraft has served in various roles during his career. A few of the positions include: Admissions Representative, Campus Coordinator, Reentry Specialist, Academic Advisor, Registrar, Senior Director of Academic Services, and currently as the Executive Director of Academic Operations and Institutional Effectiveness.

 

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Nancy Barnum

Dr. Nancy Barnum is originally from Jackson, MI and earned a B.S. in Nursing from Michigan State University. She has been active in nursing education for the past 27 years, following 10 years of bedside nursing care and nurse management. In academia, she has held the titles of faculty member, curriculum director, and program director. While teaching, she earned a master’s degree in Nursing and a Ph.D. in Higher Education, both from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Barnum continues in higher education because of her love for students and her passion to assist them as they grow in knowledge and professionalism. She also enjoys curriculum development, incorporation of new teaching methods in the classroom, and curriculum and program evaluation. Dr. Barnum joined the faculty of Sullivan University in July of this year and is excited to assist in building the nursing program in Lexington until it is flourishing and successful.

 

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Scott Cordle

Scott Cordle is the Program Director for Information Technology in the College of Business and Technology at Sullivan University. He is also an Associate Professor in the Information Technology department. Mr. Cordle has taught for Sullivan University since 2002, beginning as an adjunct instructor teaching introductory courses in programming. He began his full-time position in January 2003. He accepted the Department Chair position in 2006 and transitioned to Program Director in 2018.
 
Prior to his current position at Sullivan University, Mr. Cordle worked as a Client Systems Analyst with Trover Solutions, a Data Analyst at Product Specialties, and a Training Manager with Sodexho Marriott. His varied experiences help demonstrate the real-world need for the technologies that are taught in the classroom.
 
Mr. Cordle earned his Master of Science in Managing Information Technology from Sullivan University in 2002. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education with a major in Voice from Shorter University in Rome, Georgia.

 

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Kimberly Daugherty

Dr. Kimberly K. Daugherty obtained her B.S. degree from Milligan College in 1995 and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky in 2000. Dr. Daugherty pursued a pharmacy practice residency at the University Kentucky in 2001 and followed with a specialty residency in Primary Care in 2002. She also became a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist in 2002, along with many other clinical certifications. Lastly, she received her PhD in Education Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Louisville in 2000. Dr. Daugherty previously was faculty with the School of Pharmacy at Ferris State University. She has been very active in areas of publication, presentation and research, where she has over 40 publications. She has also received funding for her research.

 

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Cara Dillard

Cara Dillard is the Associate Director of Student Services for the Dupont Campus at Sullivan University. She started at Sullivan in the summer of 2021 as the Administrative Assistant for Student Services and has been serving as the Associate Director since March of 2022. Cara is a Louisville native who developed a passion for student life, engagement, and retention during her time working for Western Kentucky University’s department of Housing and Residence Life while completing her undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology. During her time at Sullivan University, Cara has organized multiple campus events, created and implemented detailed training for student leaders, and assisted with the design and restructuring of several features in the Sullivan mobile app.

 

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Nathan Doctor

Nathan Doctor is a pharmacist and academic fellow pursuing postgraduate training at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Nathan earned a PharmD degree from Purdue University and completed one year of postgraduate residency at Community Health Network, a hospital system in Indianapolis, Indiana. Nathan’s interests are in student affairs and delivery of pharmacy education. He hopes to gain experience this year as a fellow en route to a pharmacy faculty position next year.

 

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Kim Elder

Kim Elder is a pharmacist and associate professor in the Pharmacy Practice Department at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SU COPHS) and recently completed her tenth year in academia. She coordinates and teaches extensively in the pharmacy patient care lab setting, serves as the teaching and learning curriculum coordinator, and is the director for the academic fellowship at SU COPHS. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, running, and traveling.

 

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Dale English

Dale English, BSPharm, PharmD, RPh, FASHP: Dr. English received his BS in Pharmacy in 1993 and his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2005 from Ohio Northern University. He practiced full-time in a variety of hospital pharmacy settings and employment roles before joining the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SU COPHS) in 2017. Dr. English is active in local, state, national, and international pharmacy organizations, having served in numerous roles. He currently serves on multiple state, national, and international professional organization committees. In his current role at SU COPHS, Dr. English provides leadership for the Office of Student Affairs, as well as oversight of admissions, professionalism, leadership, and success issues for student pharmacists, student physician assistants, and the College. In his previous academic role, he served as faculty advisor for numerous student professional organizations and was recognized with various teaching and mentoring honors from student pharmacists prior to joining the team at SU COPHS.

 

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Emily Frederick

Dr. Emily Frederick received a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy in Winchester, Virginia. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and has been with Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences since 2013. She is an associate professor and vice chair of the Pharmacy Practice department and has a clinical practice site with the Emergency Department Hospitalist Team at the University of Louisville Hospital.

 

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Abbey Hardy

Abbey Hardy, PA-C, MHS-PAS: Abbey Hardy is a 2008 graduate of Jacksonville State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her Master of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from University of South Alabama in 2011. She has 3+ years of experience in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as 5+ years of experience in Emergency Medicine as a Physician Assistant. She started at Sullivan as a guest lecturer in 2016 and then came on as full-time faculty in the clinical year of PA education in 2017. She is a member of KAPA, AAPA, and PAEA. Her favorite aspect of PA education is sharing her love of the career and training students to become professional, well-rounded, and respected clinicians.

 

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Diana Lawrence

Diana Lawrence is the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost of Sullivan University. She started at Sullivan University in January of 2017. She has worked in higher education for 30+ years. During that time, a few of her roles included vice president, dean, associate dean for academic and student affairs, chair, registrar, director of career services, accreditation/compliance/regulatory affairs specialist, project manager, trainer and faculty member.

 

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Lorie Long

Lorie Long is an Instructional Technologist at Sullivan University, where she has worked for 22 years. Her first position at SU was Switchboard Operator.  She has worked in many departments, including the Administrative Office, Student Services, Academic Services, Licensing and Compliance, and now Instructional Design & Support, where she assists faculty in their use of Blackboard and other technologies being used to enhance their courses. She earned an M.S. in Human Resource Leadership and a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, with concentrations in HR and Management, from SU.

 

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Nina Martinez

Mrs. Nina Martinez, the Vice President of Enrollment Management, earned her MBA from Sullivan University. In her role, she oversees the operations of Admissions, Financial Planning, Marketing and Student Success Center and partners across the university to lead and support the overall enrollment strategy and execution. She has been with Sullivan University since 2000 and is passionate about student success, inclusive leadership, and talent development.

 

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Margaret Peggy Storm Muller

Peggy Muller has been an instructional designer here at Sullivan since 2008. She works closely with subject matter experts and their deans to create engaging online courses. In the process of doing this, she has served on the PECC, the COPH continuing education committee, as well as several other special projects. As the first member of the Instructional Design team, she was instrumental in introducing many of the policies and tools such as the Course Map to Sullivan. She has also taught classes in human resources, community education, and prior learning experience.
 
Peggy earned her BS in Training and Development from the University of Louisville, followed by her M.Ed. in Instructional Technology which she earned while running the Kornheiser Library's Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning e-learning lab. After graduation, she worked for Kentucky Department of Adult Education, training staff throughout the state on using the Angel Learning Management System. Peggy is passionate about e-learning and the positive impact that online and hybrid learning have in making higher education available to more students.

 

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Barry Sanford

Barry was a minister for 31 years and then an instructor in Human Resource Development at the University of Louisville for 10 years. In 2005, he began working as an instructional designer at Fort Knox, first for the US Army Armor School, and then for the Cadet Command (ROTC). He was then the Blackboard Administrator for the Cadet Command, disseminating the 4-year uniform curriculum to the 1000 colleges and universities offering ROTC. He joined Sullivan University in 2014 and is currently the Instructional Design Coordinator.

 

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Ben Stephens

Ben Stephens is an educator with over 17 years of experience incorporating technology into the learning process. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mild Interventions from the University of Indianapolis. He has taught with Carmel Clay Schools in Indiana and Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky. While teaching with JCPS, he earned a Master's Degree (M.Ed.) at the University of Louisville in Instructional Technology. He is now working as the Instructional Support Specialist for the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences while working on his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) in Instructional Systems Technology through Indiana University.

 

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Julie “Jules” Stoltz

Jules is an Instructional Technologist at Sullivan. She focuses primarily on enhancing online and hybrid education by supporting, encouraging, and training faculty on the use of technology in their courses. She has an M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology from Walden University, a B.S. in Marketing Management from Western Governors University, and is a self-taught programmer. She worked as an Instructional Systems Designer at Percepta, a Technical Communications Specialist at Cycom Data Systems, and as a Lead Instructor & Curriculum Developer at Awesome Inc. before coming to Sullivan.

 

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Jamie Tilton

Jamie has always had a passion for education. After completing radiography school, she went on to teaching full time. For nine years, Jamie led future radiographers through everything from radiologic anatomy and pathology and positioning to medical law and ethics, winning her awards and accolades from students and peers alike. After joining 3DR Labs as a post-processing technologist, she quickly followed her passion to the training team where she found her home. In her current role of Training and Development Manager, Jamie successfully designed and implemented a revolutionary, fully remote technologist training program to reach technologists across the country.
Jamie has a history of taking the mundane and flipping it on its head to encourage engagement and growth within the learning and development teams she leads and her students alike. Her passion for education is rooted in her love of the “lightbulb moment.” Her ability to make the complex simple, coupled with her deep expertise in adult learning, plays a key role in her innate ability to make learning fun.