Patricia Clayburn, MSN, RN

Patricia Clayburn is a professional instructor of nursing. She received her MS in nursing from Walden University, her BS in nursing from MedCentral College of Nursing, and her A.S. in nursing from Atlantic Union College. Clayburn’s speciality practice is in psych/mental health nursing, and she has received a certification in mental health nursing. Her research interests include psychiatric nursing, classroom teaching strategies, learning styles, communications, relationship influencing learning, and learn environments. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau international honor society of nursing, as well as being a counselor, and a member of the National League of Nursing. She has wrote two books including: How Do I Learn? Let Me Count the Ways: Learning Styles and Strategies, and In Successful Online Learning, Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectively.

Diane Moretz

Professor Diane Moretz, assistant professor of marketing and hospitality management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1988. She received a Master of Business Administration degree from Ashland University with specialization in executive management and a Bachelor of Science degree in communication from Ohio University with specialization in interpersonal communications. Her areas of expertise include principles of marketing, hospitality marketing and hotel front office operations. She is an active member of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association and the advisor for the student organization National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)..

Daniel O'Rourke

Dan O'Rourke is an associate professor of communication studies who joined the Ashland University faculty in 1994. His research interests include the rhetoric of popular culture and the rhetoric of sport. In 2003, Dr. O’Rourke co-edited “Case Studies in Sport Communication” with Dr. Robert Brown. He has also written on subjects as diverse as "Spider-Man," “Theodore Roosevelt," and "Irony after 9/11." His primary teaching areas include: Introduction to Human Communication, Argumentation and Public Speaking. Dr. O’Rourke earned a M.A. from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.

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