Judson welcomes the following new faculty and staff for the upcoming academic year:

Daniela Appiagyei, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology 
Daniel J. Burkett, Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
Sarah Capello, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education 
Mellissa Gyimah-Concepcion, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education 
Thomas Jaeger, Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture 
Dawn Karlovsky, Assistant Technical Professor in the Division of Professional Studies 
Bret Koontz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Ministries 
Brittany Ladaa, Pro-rata Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science 
John Loritsch, Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture 
Karen Love, Visiting Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership
Patrick Stephen, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Ashley Grey joins the Judson family as an admissions representative.Grey replaces Clay DeHaan, who resigned to pursue other career opportunities. She grew up in Dundee, Ill., and attended school at Cornerstone University in Michigan, earning a bachelor’s degree in communications. Her work experience includes time at Moody Bible Institute as an admissions representative for online students. Ashely will serve students in all Illinois counties other than Cook, Lake, and McHenry as well as students from states A-M.  

Hannah Tolentino joins Judson as the Resident Director of Lindner Tower and Administrative Assistant in the Registrar’s Office. She is a recent Taylor University graduate and during her time there she studied Psychology and Art Therapy. Hannah loves working with students and feels very blessed to have the opportunity to engage with the students here at Judson. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé Ethan, mini golfing, doing art and reading. You can reach Hannah at hannah.tolentino@judsonu.edu; 847-628-1562.

Alumnae Melissa Hoegh ‘11 returns to campus as the Ohio Hall Resident Director. In past years, she has been involved in the Judson community by directing various productions for the Judson Theatre, including “Newsies” (fall 2018). She serves in children’s, youth, women’s and worship ministries at First Baptist Church of Elgin, where her husband, alumnus Joshua, serves as the Worship and Creative Arts Pastor. In addition to her passion for seeing the young women of Ohio Hall pursue the Lord and all that He has for them, she also enjoys chips & salsa, reading, sweet tea, and raising three little boys with her husband. Contact Melissa at hoegh.melissa@judsonu.edu and 847-628-1562.