Business & Computer Technologies
Edward A. Henninger
Dean, School of Business & Computer Technologies
- ATHS, Rm. E257
- D.Ed. – Higher Education Administration with a minor in Business, The Pennsylvania State University
- Certificate – Institute for Management and Leadership in Higher Education, Harvard University
- M.B.A. – Organizational Behavior, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
- Dean, School of Business and Computer Technologies, Pennsylvania College of Technology
- Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Business Administration, Lycoming College
- New Faculty Mentoring Program Director, Lycoming College
- Visiting Instructor, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
- Distribution Center Supervisor, APS, Inc., Hartford, CT
- New Projects Coordinator & Consultant, APS, Incorporated, Reading, PA; Hartford, CT; Norfolk, VA
- Retail Accounting Manager, Treasurer & Store Consultant, Super Duper, Inc., Erie, PA
- Distribution Center Office & Assistant Manager, APS, Incorporated, Camp Hill PA
- Consumer Affairs Administrator/Internal Auditor, ITT Corporation, Harrisburg, PA
In addition to several years working in various management, logistics, consulting, and accounting positions, Dr. Henninger has over 20 years experience working in higher education as an educator and administrator. In both roles, his primary emphasis is on helping students realize their potential. He also enjoys teaching management and organizational behavior classes when his schedule permits.
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Carolyn M. Jacobson
Assistant Dean, School of Business & Computer Technologies
- ATHS, Rm. E257
- 570-320-2400, ext. 7645
- Ph.D. – Organizational Communication, Ohio University
- Post-doctoral work in information systems, University of Minnesota and Indiana University
- M.A. – Ohio University
- B.A. – Oberlin College
- Director of Graduate and Adult Business Programs, and professor of information systems, Mount St. Mary’s University
- Chair, Department of Management Science and Information Systems and professor of information systems, Marymount University
- Associate Professor of Information Systems, Shippensburg University
- Assistant Professor of Management, Gettysburg College
- Human Resources, Ohio University
- Jacobson, Carolyn M.; Kasper, George M.; Mathieu, Richard G.; McFarland, Daniel J.; and Meservy, Rayman D. (2011) "AMCIS 2010 Panel Report: External Benchmarks in Information Systems Program Assessment," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 29, Article 20.
- Jacobson, C. (2009). Virtual worlds and the 3-D Internet. In P. C. Deans (Ed.), Social Software and Technology Trends: Podcasts, Blogs, Wikis. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
- Granger, M., Dick, G., Jacobson, C. & van Slyke, C. (2007). Information Systems Enrollments: Challenges and Strategies. Journal of Information Systems Education, 18 (3), 303-312.
- Jacobson, C. (2005). Knowledge sharing between individuals. In D. Schwartz (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management (pp. 507-514). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
Dr. Jacobson has taught a variety of business and information systems courses over the course of her career, to graduate and undergraduate, traditional and non-traditional students. She has been awarded several grants to improve IT resources for students, and has been actively involved in the ABET Computing Accreditation Commission since 2002. Her research interests include knowledge management and information systems education, and she regularly presents workshops on assessment.
Brian D. Walton
Coordinator of Matriculation & Retention, School of Business & Computer Technologies
- ATHS, Rm. E226
- 570-320-2400, ext. 4541
- M.A. – Organizational Management, Ashford University
- B.S. – Technology Management, Pennsylvania College of Technology
- Admissions Representative, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Mr. Walton is responsible for a variety of administrative tasks within the School of Business and Computer Technologies. Some of his duties include off campus recruitment and touring prospective students and their families on campus. Mr. Walton also helps in our efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of our programs and works to forge articulation agreements with other colleges so that their graduates can transfer into our bachelor degree majors.
Mr. Walton is available as a resource for students when they have questions or concerns. He also works closely with students helping them to set goals and map strategies that will make them more successful.
Please feel free to contact Mr. Walton if you have any questions about the School of Business and Computer Technologies.
Heidi A. Samsel
Secretary to the Assistant Dean of Business & Computer Technology
- ATHS, Rm. E257
- 570-320-2400, ext. 7261
- Associate degree – Medical Assistant
- USAF 1989-1992 – Mental Health Unit Service Specialist
- Currently working on a Bachelor of Science in Technology Management at Penn College
- 2006 to Present – Pennsylvania College of Technology
- Secretary to Paramedic and Fitness programs
- Secretary to Director of Nursing
- Secretary to Assistant Dean of Business and Computer Technologies
- Lycoming College
- Susquehanna Health System – Medical Assistant/Secretary for Dr. Sabrina Dowd
Heidi works with Business and Computer Technologies students on a daily basis. From coordinating appointments with the Assistant Dean, reserving rooms for faculty and/or student events, or maintaining the master course schedule, Heidi contributes regularly to the smooth operation of the School of Business and Computer Technologies. Please feel free to stop by the office and say hello.
Secretary to the Dean, School of Business & Computer Technologies
- ATHS, Rm. E257
- 15 years experience in an Academic School environment, three of which have been with the School of Business and Computer Technologies.
Joan assists students in various ways, from coordinating appointments with the Dean and Coordinator of Matriculation and Retention, to helping students change schedules, finding information regarding their program of study, or filling out the necessary forms to add/drop courses. Joan enjoys working with our students and is always available to help students enrolled in the School of Business and Computer Technologies.