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Randy Lamkin, Jr., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Sociology
Department of Social Science
 
Key Topics
Dr. Lamkin has broad experience with the social sciences working in the business, health care and academic fields. He can speak to violence prevention and response training in the workplace, sociology of medicine and health, sociology of childhood, and sociology of literature.
 
Education
Augusta State University, B.A. in Sociology, 1969
University of Connecticut, Storrs
                  M.A. in Sociology, 1971
                  Ph.D. in Social Psychology, 1980
 
Experience
University of South Carolina
College of Applied Professional Studies, Instructor, 1971
                  Division of Student Affairs, Program Coordinator, 1980
 
Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, S.C.
                  Management and Organization Development Coordinator, mid-1980s
                  Director of Educational Services and Director, Mid-Carolina Area Health Education Center, 1988-
                                    1993
 
College of Charleston, Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to Sociology, 1997
 
Formed an organizational development and training firm that focused on team-building and strategic planning, and trauma-response training and emergency response to workplace violence, 1993
 
InterEd, Inc., Vice President of Client Strategy, identified adult-centered program and market opportunities for colleges and universities 
 
University of Maryland, University College, Adjunct Associate Professor of Sociology, 2005-2008
 
USCB, Adjunct Professor of Sociology, 2009.
 

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Rose Kearney-Nunnery, Ph.D., R.N.

Professor
Chair, Department of Nursing
 
Key Topics
Dr. Kearney-Nunnery has devoted more than 30 years to the nursing profession. She can speak to a variety of related topics, including training today’s nurses to meet the region’s future health-care needs, exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the nursing profession today, and how advances in learning technology are enhancing the nursing curriculum.   
 
Education
Keuka College, Keuka Park, N.Y., B.S. with departmental honors in Nursing, 1973
University of Florida, Gainesville, M.N. in Pediatric Nursing, 1976
University of New Orleans, graduate work part-time, 1982-1984
University of Florida, Ph.D. with a major in Nursing, minor in Educational Leadership, 1987
 
Experience
Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Fla., Team Leader and Charge Nurse, Pediatric Unit, 1973
 
Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Nursing, New Orleans, 1976-1987
Instructor
Assistant Professor
Level Coordinator
Assistant Professor with tenure
 
University of South Florida, College of Nursing, Tampa,
Assistant Professor and Credentialed Graduate Faculty Member, 1987
Coordinator, College’s Undergraduate Nursing Honors Program, 1988
 
State University of New York College at New Paltz, Associate Professor and Director of the Department
                  Of Nursing, 1988-1994
 
Technical College of the Lowcountry
Head of the Department of Nursing, 1995
Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1997
Retired, 2005
Returned as Adjunct Faculty Member and Consultant, 2006
                  Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2007
                  Interim Associate Vice President of New River Campus, Bluffton, 2007
                  Adjunct Faculty Member, 2008
 
 
South University, Savannah, Ga.
Founding Dean and a Professor at the College of Nursing, 2009-2010
 
Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga.
Adjunct Faculty Member and Consultant to the Department of Nursing, 2010
 
USCB
Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing, 2011
Professor and Chair of the Department of Nursing, 2012
 
Awards/Honors
Member of the Board of Directors, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2005-2007
Member of the South Carolina Board of Nursing, 2000-2011
University of Florida, Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Award for Education, 2010
Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, 1976-present
New York State Legislature’s Nurse of Distinction Recognition, 1993
 
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B. Renee Dugger, D.N.P., R.N., G.C.N.S.-B.C.

Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
 
Key Topics
Dr. Dugger has been a practicing professional in a health-care environment for more than 30 years. She can speak to gerontology, elder care, health aging and wellness, and pedagogy—specifically student engagement and the use of creative teaching methods; therapeutic humor.
 
Education
University of Evansville, Indiana
                  B.S. in Nursing magna cum laude, 1981
M.S. in Nursing with a clinical focus on Adult Health, 1987
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Doctor of Nursing Practice with a focus on Gerontology, 2011
 
Experience
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., Cardiac Step-down and Renal units, summer
senior student nurse, 1980
 
Deaconess Hospital in Evansville
                  Staff Nurse, 1981
                  Charge Nurse
                  Primary Nurse/Team Leader
 
Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro
Orthopedic Unit, Nurse Manager, 1987
Assistant Vice President for Patient Care Services, 1990
Director of the Baptist Women’s Pavilion, East,
 
Middle Tennessee State University
Clinical Teaching Associate, Gerontology, 1988
School of Nursing, Assistant Professor, 1999
 
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Assistant
                  Professor, 2002
 
USCB, Department of Nursing, Associate Professor, 2012
 
Awards/Honors
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2008 National Award for Excellence in Gerontological
Nursing in the category of Baccalaureate-Level Curricular Innovation
University of Evansville, Indiana
Graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Nursing, 1981
Outstanding Nursing Student Award as a freshman, 1977
 
 
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