Thirteen new hires join HCC staff and faculty


(Release: October 1, 2013) - In spring and fall 2013, HCC welcomed 6 new, full-time faculty members to its staff. New faculty joined three different divisions including Health Sciences, Nursing, and Technology & Computer Studies.

Health Sciences

  • Rebecca Leonard
    Instructor and Program Coordinator/Administrator, Dental Assisting
  • Heather Messenger
    Instructor and Program Coordinator/Administrator, Dental Programs


  • Michele Blash
    Assistant Professor, Nursing
  • Judy McDaniel
    Instructor, Nursing

Technology & Computer Studies

  • Dr. John Cordani
    Assistant Professor, Information Assurance
  • Adam Bridendolph
    Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Technology


HCC also welcomed several new administrators to its staff in 2013.

Office of Academic Affairs

  • Dr. Molly Carlson
    Director, Instruction
  • Teresa Thorn
    Middle College Coordinator

Office of the President

  • Dr. Julian Horton
    Associate Dean, Instructional Technology and Online Education
  • Jonathan Metcalf
    Director, Facilities Management and Planning

Office of Student Affairs

  • Dr. Jessica Chambers
    Dean, Student Affairs
  • Robin Becker-Cornblatt
    Director, Admissions, Records and Registration
  • Bernard Johnson
    Director, Athletics, Education and Leisure Studies