JCC faculty members receive promotions

Several Jamestown Community College faculty members were promoted with the start of the 2013-14 academic year.

Promoted to the rank of full professor were Christopher Reisch and Stephanie Zwyghuizen.

Reisch, who joined JCC’s faculty in 2000, teaches mathematics and computer science and is director of mathematics courses at the North County Center in Dunkirk. He earned two bachelor’s degrees, a master’s degree, and doctorate at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Ms. Zwyghuizen has taught mathematics at the Jamestown Campus since 2000 and also serves as coordinator of the mathematics discipline. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University and a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University.

Cindy Hinz and Kathy Taydus were promoted to the rank of associate professor. Ms. Hinz, who coordinates business and economics courses on the Cattaraugus County Campus, has taught at JCC since 2005. She earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia and a master’s degree at St. Bonaventure University.

Dr. Taydus has taught in the nursing program on the Jamestown Campus since 2004. She earned an associate’s degree at JCC, bachelor’s degrees at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Clarion University, a master’s degree at St. Joseph’s College, and a doctorate at Waynesburg University.

Promoted to assistant professor were Renee Funke, Meghan McCune, Jesse Zeiders, and Erin Zeiders-Weber.

Ms. Funke joined JCC’s education faculty in 2009 and coordinates field placements for JCC’s teacher education program. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from SUNY Fredonia.

Ms. McCune teaches sociology and anthropology courses at the Cattaraugus County Campus. A JCC faculty member since 2009, Ms. McCune earned a bachelor’s degree at Wells College and a master’s degree at Michigan State University. Co-director of the social sciences program, Ms. McCune also coordinates anthropology, geography, history, psychology, political science, and sociology courses on the Cattaraugus County Campus.

Zeiders, who began teaching human services courses on the Jamestown Campus in 2009, earned an associate’s degree at JCC, a bachelor’s degree at Idaho State University, and a master’s degree at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Ms. Zeiders-Weber joined JCC’s mathematics faculty in 2010. She earned an associate’s degree at JCC and bachelor’s and master’s degrees at SUNY Potsdam.