RN-BS in Nursing Program Faculty

Faculty members for this online nursing program are committed to helping students succeed during and after graduating from the program. Their nursing qualifications allow you to benefit from their educational backgrounds and real-world experiences. Get to know the faculty members who teach the online BSN courses.

Connie Wollenhaupt MSN, RN, Instructor

Connie has been an RN for 24 years and has taught in the RN – BSN program at USM since the spring of 2011. She received her BSN from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS and her MSN from...


Melanie McClure MSN, APRN-FNP, Assistant Professor

Melanie McClure has worked in the nursing profession since she was 15-years-old and earned her certification as a nursing assistant. She earned her A.D.N. from Kansas City Kansas Community College...


Jennifer Marsh, MSN, RN

Jennifer received Bachelor's in the Science of Nursing from Spring Hill College. She has worked in medical-surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric nursing. She earned a Masters in the...


Tina Howard, MSN, RNC, Assistant Professor

Tina Howard started at the University of Saint Mary as an adjunct clinical instructor in 2010 and became a full-time faculty member in Aug. 2011. She earned her BSN and MSN degrees from...


Pat Dalrymple, MSN, ARNP-CNS, CPC, Instructor

Pat has been involved in Nursing Education since 1991 as a clinical nurse specialist in the education department of a local medical facility and has been adjunct facility at the University of St...


La Tasha M. Bruner-Hill, MSN, RN, Instructor

Tasha has been involved in Nursing Education for over 10 years, and has been an Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Saint Mary since 2008. Tasha received her BSN from the University of Rochester, and...


Kathy Ducey MS, ARNP-CNS Director RN-BSN Program and Associate Professor of Nursing

Kathy has been involved in Nursing Education for over 15 years, and has been a nursing faculty member since 2006. Kathy received her BSN from the University of Saint Mary, and her Masters in...


Karen R. Kidder, DNP, RN, CNE - Chair, Nursing Department

Dr. Karen Kidder received her BSN from the University of Maryland School of Nursing at Baltimore, WRAIN Center. Her Master of Science in Nursing is from the University of Texas Health Science...