Focus on Faculty and Staff
Dr. Julie Smith
Dr. Julie Smith has been promoted to Associate Professor of Social Science at Mount Aloysius College. Hired in 2006, Dr. Smith coordinates History/ Political Science and Secondary Education. She is responsible for scheduling classes, coordinating schedules with English, science and biology, social sciences, and education to ensure that students seeking secondary certification have the classes necessary for certification with minimal conflict. Dr. Smith also advises all secondary education certification students to ensure that they are on track with the Praxis I and Praxis II exams and their grade point average, observations, and course work so that they can student teach on schedule. She teaches introductory and upper division history and political science courses.
Dr. Smith earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Science and Economics from Thiel College, her Master of Arts and Doctorate in History from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master in Public Administration with a concentration in Urban Planning from the University of Akron.
Ms. Kimberly Garman
Ms. Kimberly Garman, C.R.N.P., has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Nursing at Mount Aloysius College. Garman has been part of the Nursing faculty at Mount Aloysius since 2003 and has taught courses at both the associate and bachelor degree levels. She serves as Chairperson of the Instructional Resources Committee, conducts orientation for part-time faculty each semester, and acts as a liaison, between faculty and publishing company representatives to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date nursing resources for faculty and students. Furthermore, Garman also serves on the Nursing Division Curriculum Committee and is an active member of the Nursing Division’s Program Evaluation Plan Committee. Garman also participates in college and nursing division research projects and serves as a member of the Academic Affairs Committee.
Garman earned her Diploma from the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from Slippery Rock University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Margaret Boyce
Ms. Margaret Boyce has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Nursing at Mount Aloysius College. Boyce has been teaching at Mount Aloysius for six years, and in her new role she will continue to teach in the RN and RN to BSN Nursing programs and fulfill administrative duties.
Boyce earned her Diploma from Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Liberty State College, a Master in Business Administration from Frostburg State College, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is currently working on her doctoral degree at Waynesburg University.