Colby-Sawyer College welcomes four new, full-time faculty members this fall, including three to the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and one to the School of Business & Social Sciences.
School of Nursing & Health Sciences
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences adds three full-time faculty this fall to support its distinctive undergraduate program recognized for quality, integrity and high standards by state and national accreditation agencies. Faculty instruct clinical courses at the world-class Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and teach hands-on courses on campus in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories.
Assistant Professor Kimberly Boulanger joins the school with 21 years of professional nursing experience, including 15 years in the Birthing Pavilion/Newborn Nursery at DHMC where she supervised junior-level nursing students for seven years. Her additional nursing experience includes adult intensive care and cardiac telemetry. Boulanger earned her B.S. in nursing from Western Connecticut State University and her M.S.N. from Norwich University. This fall, she will teach both the classroom and clinical portions of Maternal-Child Nursing.
Assistant Professor Ann Fournier holds a Ph.D. in nursing from Rutgers University, an M.S. in healthcare administration from New England College, an M.S.N. with a specialty in acute care from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, and a B.A. in French/Spanish from Saint Anselm College. Dr. Fournier has more than a decade of experience teaching in both classroom and clinical settings for a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs. She describes herself as “dedicated to student well-being and the nurturing of person centered nurses” and is especially interested in spirituality, holism and caring theory and the development and support of interdisciplinary courses. In addition to teaching Community-based Nursing in the classroom, Dr. Fournier will also be the clinical instructor for Adult-Medical Surgical Nursing.
Assistant Professor Courtney Rogers will teach Health Assessment. She brings 12 years of patient-care experience to Colby-Sawyer, having worked as a staff nurse in the intensive care unit and interventional radiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Concord Hospital, as well as in the perioperative setting. Rogers has a special interest in simulation, strategies for developing critical thinking skills, and nursing transition to practice. She earned a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire, an M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University, an A.D.N. from New Hampshire Technical Institute, and an M.S.N. from Franklin Pierce University.
School of Business & Social Sciences
With the addition of Professor Lauran Star Raduazo, the School of Business & Social Sciences increases faculty to 19 full-time members. Colby-Sawyer’s business administration program is approved by the Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs, where faculty are required to meet rigorous educational standards held by the association. Raduazo will instruct Organizational Behavior, Management Principals and Quantitative Management Science.
As an international speaker and the bestselling author of Your Power Pivot- Shifting the Paradigm of Work /Life Empowerment, Raduazo brings more than 20 years of experience with Fortune 500 organizations to Colby-Sawyer. She is especially interested in research around diversity and inclusion, ethical management, and organizational leadership and management within the healthcare and financial industry. Raduazo holds an A.B.D. in industrial /organizational psychology with concentrations in ethics, diversity and social change from Walden University, an M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology with a concentration in leadership and ethics from Argosy University, and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.