Hodges University has announced the promotion of several members of its staff and faculty. In the Johnson School of Business, Dr. Charles Ehart has been promoted to Vice Chair of the Master of Public Administration Program. Dr. Ehart has been with Hodges since January, 2006.
Also, Professor Jo Ahern has been promoted to Vice Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) Program. Professor Ahern earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Hodges and has been teaching in the BSM Program since May, 2007. She has also made several contributions to the success and growth of both the BSM Program and the Management Department.
Suzanne Ponicsan has recently been promoted to Director of Academic Achievement Services (AAS). Ms. Ponicsan first started at Hodges as a tutor in 2002, and has since served as Tutoring Lab Supervisor, and Assistant Director of AAS.
Academic Achievement Services is Hodges University's formal academic support program, and provides immediate academic assistance to undergraduate students and promotes long-term skills-building. Services offered include peer tutoring, student development workshops, e-tutoring and website resources.
“Suzy is the ultimate Hodges University success story,” said John W. White, Executive Vice President of Administration. “She entered our institution after graduating from Gulf Coast High School in 2001. She has since earned her Bachelor’s in Legal Studies from Hodges, a Master’s in Adult Education from Penn State University, and is currently enrolled in a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership at Northcentral University. This is a very well-deserved promotion.”
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