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Shanon C. Davis, Academic Success Coach

“No one is born fully formed: It is through self-experience in the world that we become what we are” (Paulo Freire). Shanon considers this quote to be one of her favorites as it grounds her thought process surrounding student development and how success takes place overtime. Shanon is a native of Columbus, Ohio and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. She received a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Dayton and a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Wright State University. She currently serves as an Academic Success Coach through the Office of Retention and is very excited to support students through student success initiatives, programming, and research. She will be the co-instructor for the  Engineering Learning Community University Survey (EXP) lab. For questions regarding the learning community, please contact Shanon. She can be reached at the contact information below:
Office: Founders Hall 2055B
Phone: 740-755-7789



Jamie White, Retention Coordinator

Jamie received a Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Ohio University. She currently serves as the Retention Coordinator and oversees all of the learning communities on campus. Jamie currently teaches Leadership and Community Service at Ohio State Newark and has been involved with the learning community since it began. She will be the co-instructor for the Engineering University Survey (EXP) lab.  You can reach Jamie at:
Office: Founders Hall 2081
Phone: 740-755-7787


Dr. Jolanta M. Janiszewska will be teaching the Fundamentals of Engineering I and II. She obtained her Ph.D. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2004 with specialization in Experimental Fluid Dynamics. Dr. Janiszewska has worked at the Aeronautical Research Center for a number of years conducting experiments in both subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels. Her research concentrated on the dynamic behavior of airfoils for both helicopters and wind turbines applications. She has also worked on evaluating nanoparticle coatings in Mach 6 flow regime. Additionally she instrumented and evaluated jet test cell installations for both flight and marine applications.
Dr. Janiszewska lives in Powell and enjoys travel and photography.
Phone: 740-755-7802


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