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LCCC names four candidates for Student Services VP

Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Dr. Alexander Herzog, Jill Koslosky, Judy Hay and Dr. Shad Sorenson will visit campus the week of July 9.

Laramie County Community College is pleased to announce the four finalists for the position of LCCC Vice President of Student Services. 
 
Dr. Alexander Herzog, Jill Koslosky, Judy Hay, and Dr. Shad Sorenson (listed in the order they will visit LCCC) have made it through a very competitive selection process and will now meet the campus and community before the final selection is made. All four candidates will visit the Cheyenne and Albany County campuses during the week of July 9. Each candidate will participate in two open forums in the Center for Conferences and Institutes Room 130, and all open forums will be streamed live on the Internet.

The open forums will be as follows:
  • Dr. Herzog, Monday, July 9: 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Jill Koslosky, Tuesday, July 10: 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Judy Hay, Wednesday, July 11: 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Dr. Sorenson, Thursday, July 12: 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Friday, July 13: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Dr. Alexander Herzog

HerzogDr. Alexander Herzog has been the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services at Utah State University – College of Eastern Utah since December 2008.

He earned an associate of arts degree from Adirondack Community College, a bachelor of arts in Labor Relations from SUNY College at Potsdam (1991), an officer’s commission from the U.S. Army (1991), a master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Indiana State University (1995) and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2010).
 
Dr. Herzog also is involved in civic groups such as serving as Secretary of the local chapter of Kiwanis International in the elected role as the former Treasurer/Secretary of the Naples Home Owners Association and with city government groups such as the Public Safety committees.
 
With several backpacking trips throughout the Southwest under his belt and hundreds of mountains climbed, Dr. Herzog is rarely caught without a destination.

Full Itinerary

Monday, July 9 – Cheyenne Campus
9-10 a.m.: Board Room – Breakfast with search committee
10:15-11 a.m.: Board Room – People who report directly to Vice President of Student Services
11:15 a.m.-noon: Arp 133 – Student Services staff
12:15-1:15 p.m. – Board Room – Lunch with President’s Cabinet
1:30-2:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)
3-4 p.m.: President’s Office – LCCC President Joe Schaffer
5:30-6:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)

Tuesday, July 10 – Albany County Campus
8 a.m.: Leave from LCCC to drive to ACC
9 a.m. -1 p.m.: ACC – Lunch for candidate and ACC employees
1 p.m.: Leave for Cheyenne campus
2-3 p.m.: Cheyenne campus tour led by Alex Barker, recent LCCC graduate
3:30-4:30 p.m.: Tour of Cheyenne with an LCCC driver

Jill Koslosky

KosloskyJill Koslosky has spent the past six years at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kansas where she served as the Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing and, currently as the Vice President of Student Services.

She earned an Associate of Arts Degree from Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan, Colo., and a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in agriculture science from Colorado State University. She will complete a Doctorate of Management in Community College Administration and Policy from the University of Maryland in December 2012.

Koslosky spent five years as the Director of Admissions at the University of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. She also taught a variety of courses in the Agribusiness department. She has further served the community as the director of the youth philanthropy program call the Junior Advisory Council (J.A.C.), as a Rotarian, Relay for Life Team Leader, on a number of advisory boards, and more. She enjoys scuba diving, horseback riding, photography, hiking, traveling and reading.

Full Itinerary

Tuesday, July 10 – Cheyenne Campus
9-10 a.m.: Board Room – Breakfast with search committee
10:15-11 a.m.: Board Room – People who report directly to Vice President of Student Services
11:15 a.m.-noon: Arp 133 – Student Services staff
12:15-1:15 p.m. – Board Room – Lunch with President’s Cabinet
1:30-2:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)
3-4 p.m.: President’s Office – LCCC President Joe Schaffer
5:30-6:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)

Wednesday, July 11 – Albany County Campus
8 a.m.: Leave from LCCC to drive to ACC
9 a.m. -1 p.m.: ACC – Lunch for candidate and ACC employees
1 p.m.: Leave for Cheyenne campus
2-3 p.m.: Cheyenne campus tour led by Alex Barker, recent LCCC graduate
3:30-4:30 p.m.: Tour of Cheyenne with an LCCC driver

Judy Hay

HayJudy Hay serves as the Assistant Dean/Chief Student Affairs Officer at Montana State University – Great Falls College of Technology, a position she’s held since 2006. Her experience in higher education spans 22 years, with the first 15 years spent in student services at a sister college in Helena, Mont. She began her journey in higher education in 1990 when the ADA was new and tutoring/learning centers were being created. She set up the Helena College’s disability services program and its first Learning Center.
 
Hay’s administrative experience began with Montana State University – Great Falls College of Technology as she helped with the start-up of what is now another two-year college (Gallatin College) on the large Montana State University campus in Bozeman, Mont.

Hay is known for her active collaboration with the local school district, being instrumental in bringing the district’s Adult Basic Education program to the college campus and in creating shared Pathways Advisor positions with the district.
 
She has a master’s degree in Education, Adult and Higher Education, a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Montana State University and a minor in Special Education from The University of Montana.

Full Itinerary

Wednesday, July 11 – Cheyenne Campus
9-10 a.m.: Board Room – Breakfast with search committee
10:15-11 a.m.: Board Room – People who report directly to Vice President of Student Services
11:15 a.m.-noon: Arp 133 – Student Services staff
12:15-1:15 p.m. – Board Room – Lunch with President’s Cabinet
1:30-2:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)
3-4 p.m.: President’s Office – LCCC President Joe Schaffer
5:30-6:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)

Thursday, July 12 – Morning in Cheyenne; afternoon at Albany County Campus
9 a.m.: Cheyenne campus tour led by Alex Barker, recent LCCC graduate
10:30-11:30 a.m.: Tour of Cheyenne with an LCCC driver
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Candidate and driver eat lunch at a local establishment
12:30 p.m.: Drive to ACC
1:30-4:30 p.m.: ACC – Dessert and discussion for candidate and ACC employees
4:30 p.m.: Leave for Cheyenne campus
5:30 p.m.: Back at Cheyenne campus

Dr. Shad Sorenson

SorensonDr. Shad Sorenson currently works as the Associate Vice President for Student Support Services and Wasatch Campus at Utah Valley University – Orem, a position he’s held since May 2009. He helped launch the region K-16 Alliance that has focused on developing strong networks among counselors in both systems and reducing the number of students needing remediation in math and English. Under his direction as the co-chair for the Advisement Council, the university has developed an advisor training and certification program that has been published in two NACADA journals as an exemplary program.

Dr. Sorenson earned a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah; a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and Student Development from Utah State University and a bachelor of science in Business Management and Marketing from Utah Valley State College. He holds two associate degrees in Hospitality Management and General Studies.

He describes his management style as open-door and collaborative. He likes to work hard, laugh, eat and finds higher education to be exciting and a place where lives are changed one person at a time.

Full Itinerary

Thursday, July 12 – Albany County Campus in the morning; Cheyenne in the afternoon
8 a.m.: Leave from LCCC to drive to ACC
9 a.m. -1 p.m.: ACC – Lunch for candidate and ACC employees
1 p.m.: Leave for Cheyenne campus
2-3 p.m.: Cheyenne campus tour led by Alex Barker, recent LCCC graduate
3:30-4:30 p.m.: Tour of Cheyenne with an LCCC driver
5:30-6:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)

Friday, July 13 – Cheyenne Campus
9-10 a.m.: Board Room – Breakfast with search committee
10:15-11 a.m.: Board Room – People who report directly to Vice President of Student Services
11:15 a.m.-noon: Arp 133 – Student Services staff
12:15-1:15 p.m. – Board Room – Lunch with President’s Cabinet
1:30-2:30 p.m.: CCI 130 – Open forum open to anyone (will be streamed live via Internet)
3:30-4:30 p.m.: President’s Office – LCCC President Joe Schaffer