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School of Professional Studies

Keystone College offers baccalaureate degrees for individuals seeking specialized careers in accounting, business, child and family studies, education, hospitality management, information technology, and sport and recreation management. Academic programs offered in Keystone’s School of Professional Studies address the education, competencies, and dispositions required to work in rapidly changing professional environments. Keystone’s curricula are career-focused and industry, agency, and school recognized. Learn from expert faculty, as well as leaders and practitioners in their respective fields. Acquire the innovative mind-sets that will allow for maintenance of a competitive edge in an advanced, global economy.

The School of Professional Studies includes the departments of:

Faculty in the School of Professional Studies

Karen Arcangelo, PhD, NCSP

Karen Arcangelo, PhD, NCSP

Chair of the Education Department, Associate Professor and Program Director of Early Childhood Education/Special Education, and Faculty Coordinator of Adult and Online Learning
Kasey Chermak, MS

Kasey Chermak, MS

Instructor and Program Director for Computer Science and Information Technology
Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Program Director of Accounting, Business, Hospitality, and Supply Chain Management
Jan Kaskey, MS

Jan Kaskey, MS

Professor of Education     
Laura Little, DBA

Laura Little, DBA

Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Brenda Lidy, MS

Brenda Lidy, MS

Associate Professor and Internship Coordinator for Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology
Jeanie Prall, MS

Jeanie Prall, MS

Instructor and Program Director of Middle & Secondary Education and Accelerated Programs
Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Instructor of Business
Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Associate Professor of Business  
Heather Shanks-McElroy, PhD

Heather Shanks-McElroy, PhD

Professor of Education, Program Director for ECE, Child and Family Studies and Graduate Program - ECE Leadership
Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor and Program Director of Sport and Recreation Management (BS) and Sport Leadership Management (MS)
Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Instructor and Internship Coordinator for Sport and Recreation and Faculty Athletics Representative
Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management
Chad Stevens, PhD

Chad Stevens, PhD

Associate Professor of Business and Chair of Business, Management & Technology

Maryellen Tharp, MS

Professor of Education    
Kevin Vinson, MBA

Kevin Vinson, MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting