Professors Reach Milestones in Their Academic Careers

Trinity professors are dedicated to integrating faith into all aspects of learning.Trinity professors are known for their dedication to integrating a Christian world view into the curriculum and for the caring and commitment they demonstrate to students inside—and outside—the classroom. Many also share their expertise in their disciplines through conference presentations and publications.

Most Trinity faculty members have earned their Ph.D.s or other terminal degrees. As the semester comes to a close, the College celebrates professors who have recently completed doctoral degrees and others who have been tenured.

Professor who recently completed doctoral degrees:
Professor of Spanish Mauricio Nava D., Ed.D., 2011, Education Administration
Associate Professor of Education Bill Boerman Cornell, Ph.D., 2011, Language, Literacy and Culture
Dean for Adult Studies Lori Scrementi, Ed.D., 2011, Educational Leadership for Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor of Education Mary Webster Moore, Ph.D., 2011, Mathematics Education
Assistant Professor of Biology Abbie Schrotenboer, Ph.D., 2011, Plant Biology and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Behavior
Assistant Professor of Education Jaki Moses, Ed.D., 2012, Educational Psychology

“The College celebrates with these faculty members and recognizes the dedication and hard work needed to complete their coursework and dissertation,” said Provost Liz Rudenga, Ph.D.

Recently tenured faculty members:
Dr. Laurel Quinn, associate professor of nursing
Dr. Joyce Azzaline, associate professor of nursing
Dr. Bill Boerman-Cornell, associate professor of education
Dr. Mary Webster Moore, associate professor of education
Dr. Mark Peters, professor of music
Dr. Mary Lynn Colosimo, professor of psychology

Rudenga said of those recently tenured that Trinity “recognizes their commitment to the mission of the College and excellence in teaching and scholarship.”