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Transformative Teaching and Learning (TTL)
Dr. Anne Marchant is Director of Transformative Teaching and Learning for CTLT and is on the Board of Directors for the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council. 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. MA, PhD, Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley; BA Classics, 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.
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. He is a past president of Virginia Community Colleges Association, and co-founder and current 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.
Virginia (Ginny) Armagh is the Instructional Support Coordinator with TTL. She creates the CTLT Monthly Newsletter, manages the CTLT webpage, assists with instructional technology, coordinates workshops and events,and provides administrative support. Ginny is pursuing an EdD in Administrative Leadership, holds an MA in Higher Education Administration and MA in Professional Writing and Editing from West Virginia University. While at WVU, she helped to develop, assess, and evaluate instructional modules and programs, and supported academic services for students with needs. She is interested in program evaluation and faculty development.
Robin Brugger is the Instructional Technology Training and Support Technician for TTL. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina and has over ten years of experience providing technical support in appointments at SU, World Wildlife Fund, and Johnson & Johnson. Her interests include application design and development, educational technology, and wildlife conservation. Robin’s office hours are 9-2, Mon-Thur.
Academic Computing Technologies (ACT)
Dr. Richard Pierce is Director of Academic Computer Technology for CTLT and an Associate Professor with an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and ME in Learning Technology and Information Systems from Texas A&M University. Dr. Pierce leads classroom technology and video teleconferencing efforts to support improving teaching and learning in traditional and online settings. He teaches courses in educational technology in the School of Education and Human Development, and lectures on pedagogy and assessment topics in the Residency Teaching Certification Program.
Valerie Gangwer is the Academic Technology Services Coordinator. She sets up and runs Audio and Visual technologies during events on the SU campus. Her B.A. is 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.
Jeff Piotter is the Academic Technology Lead Technician with the Academic Computing Technology. 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.
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.
Daniel Huffine is an Audio Visual Technician with Academic Computing Technology.
He received a degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Digital Film from Shepherd University. He provides technical support for classrooms, instructors, and students as well as support for video teleconferencing, distance learning and live events around campus. Daniel is located at ICPH Fairfax.
Benjamin Harrison is a Technology Support Specialist with Academic Computing Technology. He is a Lord Fairfax Community College alumnus and is currently a student in the SU Harry Byrd School of Business. He began working in the SU Department of Public Safety in 2015, where he served as an Officer, Traffic Coordinator, and Certified Basic Personal Defense instructor before advancing to Administrative Sergeant. Prior to coming to SU, Ben worked as a recruiter and site manager specializing in flex labor for several industrial operations. Outside of his work at SU, Ben enjoys “modding” PC games (making custom modifications) and studying science. Ben is excited to serve Shenandoah by making use of his long-held interest in technology.
Jim Shaffer is a Technology Support Specialist with Academic Computing Technology. Jim has been a freelance computer technician for 20 years and 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.