Hours: Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 5 p.m.
Also by appointment.
322 Smith Library on the Winchester Campus.
We have staff at satellite campuses who can assist you on site.
Transformative Teaching and Learning (TTL)
Dr. Anne Marchant, PhD, is the Director for Transformative Teaching and Learning (TTL) and the director for the new Applied Digital Technology program at Shenandoah. Dr. Marchant’s past appointments include Smithsonian Research Associate, Associate Director for the Mason Center for Conservation Studies, and Professor of Applied Information Technology at George Mason University. She has an MA and PhD in Near Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley, and a BA in Classics from University of New Hampshire. Her interests include instructional technology, digital humanities, computer security, environmental conservation, inter-institutional collaboration, as well as ancient languages and history.
Karrin Lukacs, PhD, is the Instructional Designer for CTLT and an Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction. She is a recipient of Shenandoah University’s Exemplary Teaching Award (2018) and has been named an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Certified Trainer, and a Kappa Delta Pi Master Teacher of Honor. She earned her PhD in Curriculum & Instruction from George Mason University, and her research interests include best practices in online education, program evaluation, and school improvement and reform.
Ginny Armagh, MA, is the Instructional Support Coordinator with TTL. She assists faculty, staff, and students with document and poster design, and e-portfolio development. She creates the Monthly Faculty Newsletter, manages the department website, and provides departmental administrative support. Ginny holds an MA in Professional Writing and Editing and an MA in Higher Education Administration, both from West Virginia University. While at WVU, she evaluated instructional processes, led graduate student training workshops, and developed programs for FYS Academic Success Initiatives. She is interested in writing and rhetoric, universal information design, and project management.
George Hoffman is the Instructional Technology Training Coordinator with TTL. George worked as the Audio-Visual Technician, library assistant, webmaster and learning system administrator for Lord Fairfax Community College for nearly 15 years. George is a past president of Virginia Community Colleges Association, and co-founder and past leader of the Virginia Blackboard Users Group for educational institutions that use Blackboard as their learning management system. He was a founding organizer of SU Staff Council, currently heads the Technology Liaisons group, and is a consulting member of the Technology Committee.
Robin Brugger is the Instructional Technology Training and Support Technician for TTL. Robin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina. Robin has over ten years of experience providing technical support in appointments at SU, the World Wildlife Fund, and Johnson & Johnson. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in instructional design and technology. Her interests include application design and development, educational technology, and wildlife conservation.
Academic Computing Technologies (ACT)
Jeff Piotter is the ACT Acting Director and Lead Technician. Jeff maintains, troubleshoots, and upgrades the classroom technology, installs classroom and conference room audiovisual systems, and provides support for live events at the campus auditoriums. He has a degree in Electronics from DeVry University and over 20 years working in the A/V industry. For many of those years he was responsible for designing and managing the installations of A/V and VTC systems for the Pentagon, military sites, and government agencies, such as mission control rooms, command centers and conference rooms. Jeff is located at HPB, Winchester.
Valerie Gangwer is the Academic Technology Services Coordinator. She sets up and runs Audio and Visual technologies during events on the SU campus. Val has a BA in Communication Arts from James Madison University, and her background is in radio and television broadcast production. With more than 15 years of A/V experience, she is proficient in many various projectors, flat panel TVs, room control systems, and peripheral gear like web cameras and document cameras. A high proficiency in desktop publishing skills using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, situated her to teach a desktop lab in years past. She has experience in many video and audio format types and helps train faculty, staff, and students in video and audio work as well as editing.
Sabrina Hines is the Academic Technology Coordinator for Shenandoah University at the Scholar Plaza Loudoun. Sabrina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, TV and Film and a minor in History from the University of North Texas. Her professional experience as a Multi-Media Specialist spans over 14 years and includes positions such as Lead Video Coordinator for Celebration Church, Technical Manager for the American Black Film Festival, Client Technologist at the University of Baltimore, and Audio/Visual Tech Supervisor for Texas Christian University. Her love of the arts, technology, and entertainment industry led her to launch e4 Productions in 2008. She fuels her creative passion by participating in community and non-profit based opportunities. Sabrina is at Scholar Plaza Loudoun.
Jim Shaffer is a Technology Support Specialist with Academic Computing Technology. Jim has been a freelance computer technician for 20 years. Jim has experience with rebuilding computers and setting up home media systems. Jim is an alumnus of Hampshire High School. Prior to coming to Shenandoah, Jim spent 29 years at Rich Products Corp. and followed by 11 years at Kraft-Heinz Company.
Paveen (Win) Bunyasrie is the Academic Computing Support Specialist located at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax. More information is coming soon.