Alumni share experiences at COST Career Day

For immediate release: Feb. 27, 2012

BLOOMSBURG — More than 50 Bloomsburg University alumni, along with faculty and students, as well as other professionals, will talk about their experiences during the College of Science and Technology Career Day on Friday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kehr Union.

Participating in one-hour panel sessions are:

  • Geography: Gus Borkland ’81, Sunoco Logistics; Todd Deroba ’11, Northumberland County Conservation District; Tom Ei, DuPont Corporate Remediation Group; James Hill ’10, Core and Sanborn Mudlogging; Joshua Prosceno ’11, Resource Conservationist, Columbia County Conservation District; Beth Williams ’91, ARM Geophysics; and Jennifer Webb ’03, BU Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences.
  • Exercise Science: Brandy Weller ’03, cardiothoracic surgery, Geisinger Medical Center; Julie Kuznicki ’11, graduate student, Cherokee Pharmaceuticals; Annette Stutzman ’06, fitness/strength assistant, Bucknell University; and Denice Elliot-Heim ’09, wellness coach, Wellness Coaches USA.
  • Computer Forensics: Michael Bath ’09, forensic/discovery, OPTiMO Information Technology; Felicia A. DiPrinzio ’05, computer forensics examiner, Harford County Sheriff’s Office; Tyler Oliver ’11, associate, Mandiant; Joshua Shoemaker ’11, forensic specialist, Verizon; and Emily Wohl ’11, consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton.
  • Computer Science: Jim Campbell ’98, system administrator, Penn State University; Len Kalechitz ’01, founder/owner, Solution Development Firm; Bill Katsak ’08, graduate student, Rutgers University; Scott McCarty ’98, director of information technology, OPTiMO Information Technology; Dave Moser ’08, computer scientist, Scientech; Matthew Quinn ’02, chief architect, Penn State Applied Research Lab; and Mike Trelease ’06, lead technical analyst, Geisinger Health System.
  • Math/Physics: Tyler Latsha, student, engineering science 3+2 program; Harland Shoemaker ’78, mathematical statistician, U.S. Census Bureau; Daniel Snyder ’03, health physicist, Geisinger Health System; and Noah Stagliano ’08, health physicist, Tobyhanna Army Depot. Also Nick Dermes Sr. ’06, actuarial informatics analyst; Lauren Gilger ’11, actuarial informatics analyst; and Everard Riley ’11, actuarial consultant, all from Geisinger.
  • Engineering: Michael Dutko ’10, engineer, Akrion Systems; Mark Goldman ’68, senior human resources development specialist, NASA Goddard Flight Center; Chris Root ’06, engineer, ArcelorMittal; Latsha and Stagliano.
  • Math and Science Secondary Education: Mathematics teachers Lisa Bednar ’06, Wilson School District, and Teresa Drucker ’03, Bloomsburg Area School District; Heather Yanchunas Ervin ’03, BU instructor and graduate student at Penn State; Jenna Mordan ’12, BU senior/student teacher, Danville School District; and science teachers Luke Beall ’08, Fairview High School, and James Kofskie ’05, Columbia Montour Area Vocational-Technical School.
  • Nursing: Susan Fetterman ’00, vice president, division of medicine, Geisinger Medical Center.
  • Biology: Stephanie Findley Rider ’07, assistant manager, Gleim Environmental Group; Joseph Bernardo ’98, laboratory manager/technical adviser, Virology Laboratories - Merck; Lois O’Boyle ’03, aquatic biologist, Wildlife International; David Kolb ’08, genetic analyst, Connective Tissue Gene Tests; and Megan Dager ’11, research scientist, Arrow International.
  • Chemistry: Christopher DeVore ’06, research scientist, Corning, and Scott Radzinski ’10, graduate research, Bucknell University.
  • Health Sciences: Ronald Byerly ’76, director of Advanced Practice Council and physician assistant, Geisinger Health System; Debon Berger Kolb ’11, clinical lab scientist, Lehigh Valley Hospital; Michael Getz ’00, physical therapist, Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services; Susan Wade ’09, diagnostic medical sonographer, Sunbury Community Hospital and Penn State Hershey Medical Center; Kevin Wray ’09, radiologic technologist, Geisinger Medical Center; and Fetterman.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.