Patricia Gonzalez: e-Learning Director
Patricia (Patsy) graduated from UNC Greensboro as a NC Teaching Fellow. She pursued her interests in technology and education working as a middle school classroom teacher and then a computer resource teacher for 11 years. She completed her graduate studies in December 2005, earning a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from UNCW. In May 2006, Patricia began providing faculty instructional support in the Information Technology Systems Division at UNCW. In July 2006, Patricia received WebCT/Blackboard Training Certification and Wimba Training Certification in March 2010. She is currently working as the e-Learning Director for the Office of e-Learning in the Academic Affairs Division.
Sheri Anderson: Instructional Designer/Faculty Liaison
Sheri graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BA in Art History. While completing her undergraduate degree she worked as a substitute teacher. She then pursued a certification as a special education teacher concentrating in the areas of Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation. As a special education teacher she was able to identify and adopt various assistive technology tools. In May 2008, she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from UNCW. In January of 2009, Sheri began assisting faculty with online development as an Instructional Designer with the Office of e-Learning in the Academic Affairs Division.
Beth Oyarzun: Instructional Designer
Beth Oyarzun is a nine-year veteran mathematics teacher who earned her national board certification in 2001. She joined UNCW in the Watson School of Education in 2005 as one of the two Emerging Technology Liaisons, working on faculty development, teaching in the undergraduate programs and serving their outreach efforts. She migrated to the Office of e-Learning in May of 2010 to support all UNCW faculty in their online teaching endeavors. Beth is a UNCW graduate in mathematics and received her MS in the Instructional Technology program. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from Old Dominion University.
Lisa Theriault: Publisher, Undergraduate Catalog
Lisa graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BA in English and a minor in journalism.She worked for six years in the New York State Legislature, her final role as director of communications for a State Senator representing Rockland County, a New York City suburb. After a move to Georgia, Lisa served as a program assistant at Kennesaw State University for a certification program that trained students how to manage nonprofit organizations. Lisa was the marketing manager for the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra for five years. She joined UNCW in August, 2009 and formally took over production of the undergraduate catalogue in November, 2011.
Vacant: e-Learning Technician
Rebecca Hayes: Graduate Assistant
Rebecca (Becky) has a BA in Journalism from UNC Chapel Hill and an MA in English Literature from NC State. After graduating from NC State in 1998, she worked for IBM and then Nortel Networks as a technical writer until she stopped working to be a stay-at-home mother beginning in 2002. In 2012, she began pursuing her MS in Instructional Technology at UNCW. Becky joined the Office of e-Learning in May 2014 as a graduate assistant.
Jessica Leitheiser: Graduate Assistant
Jessica is a graduate student in the Instructional Technology program at UNCW. Her interests include learning analytics, performance improvement and organizational change. She holds a B.A. in Management from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN and has ten years’ experience in marketing and administration. In June 2014, Jessica joined the Office of e-Learning team as a graduate assistant.