Assistant Professor of Nursing


BSN, Goshen College, 1999
MSN, Ball State University, 2014


Nursing 311: Nursing Care of the Expanding Family

The nursing process and knowledge of normal and selected abnormal conditions experienced during the childbearing cycle are addressed.  Selected normal, and deviations to, general women’s health issues are also discussed.  Clinical experiences occur with the family in the community and hospital.


Nursing 190: Strategies for Nursing Success

This course provides activities on ways to improve the student’s overall academic and test performance.  ATI and additional resources will be utilized for improvement in critical thinking and analyzing test questions.  Students will develop strategies for managing test anxiety.


Nursing 290: NCLEX Success Strategies

This course includes activities and strategies in preparation for the NCLEX exam.  The student will be completing several tutorials and practice exams from the ATI assessment series.  A careful analysis of issues related to test taking abilities will be completed, along with review from ATI textbooks and other NCLEX preparation resources.


Nursing 211: Concepts and Strategies in Nursing – Lab instructor

Nursing skills related to selected concepts and strategies inherent in basic nursing practice are learned and practiced in the laboratory setting.

Grants and Fellowships

Mininger Center Professional Development Grant 2013/14 and 2014/15

Memberships and Associations

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nurses Association

National League for Nursing



Goshen College, 2011 – present

IU Health Goshen Hospital, 2008 – 2013 and 1998 – 2003

Personal Information

2011 -2013 Member of Elder Leadership Team at East Goshen Mennonite Church

2009 – 2012 Food Pantry volunteer at East Goshen Mennonite Church

2011 – 2012 Sunday School teacher at East Goshen Mennonite Church