Dennis Briening

Dennis Briening

Instructional Chair, Scientific Glass Technology

Dennis Briening earned an associate degree in scientific glass technology from Salem Community College in 1977.  Upon graduation, he joined Xerox Electro Optical Systems in Pasadena Calif., where he assisted in the development of the first laser printers.  He graduated magna cum laude from Glassboro State College, now Rowan University, with a bachelor’s degree in sculpture in 1993.

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Paul J. Stankard

Paul J. Stankard

Artist-in-Residence

A pioneer in the studio-glass movement, Paul Stankard has established an international reputation for interpreting nature in glass with his floral art.  Paul maintains an active career in the studio, while teaching at institutions like Penland School of Crafts, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and Urban Glass.  He also serves as an adjunct instructor and artist in residence at  Salem Community College.

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Kristin Deady

Kristin Lee Deady

Glass Education Administrator

Kristin Lee Deady received an AA from Salem Community College in 2005, her BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2010, and completed her MFA at the Tyler School of Art in 2014. Kristin is the Glass Education Administrator at Salem Community College, overseeing both the Glass Art and Scientific Glass Technology programs at SCC's Glass Education Center.

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Paige Morris

Paige Morris

Instructor, Glass Art

Paige received her BFA in Glass from Tyler School of Art in 2012. She has studied at Pilchuck Glass School, Penland School of Crafts, The Studio at Corning Museum of Glass, and Pittsburgh Glass Center under scholarship.

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Morgan Gilbreath

Morgan Gilbreath

Instructor, Glass Art

Morgan Gilbreath is a glass and mixed-media artist whose work investigates the intersections between religion, labor, and contemporary urban life. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Glass, a Bachelor of Arts in Art History, and a Certificate in Community Arts from Tyler School of Art (Temple University) in Philadelphia, PA.

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Madeline Smith

Madeline Smith

Instructor, Glass Art

Madeline Rile Smith is a glass artist based in Philadelphia. She received a BFA in Glass from the Tyler School of Art in 2014. Her work has been featured in New Glass Review Volume 35 and exhibits including Craft Forms at the Wayne Art Center, The National Liberty Museum, Ruckus Gallery, Graver's Lane Gallery, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, and Manifest Gallery.

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Paul J. Stankard

Bob Russell

Instructor, Scientific Glass Technology

Bob Russell earned a bachelor's degree in art from Virginia Tech in 1977 and a certificate in Scientific Glass Technology from Salem Community College in 1979. After graduating from SCC, he began working in the scientific glass field, expanding his knowledge of many glasses, including soft, lead, Pyrex and quartz.

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Dan Walker

Dan Walker

Instructor, Scientific Glass Technology

Daniel Walker has been employed by Chemglass Lifesciences since 1993 and has served as the lathe department supervisor since 2004. He has many years of experience training lathe and lamp workers entry-level production skills to assembling complex scientific apparatus.

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Katie Severance

Katie Severance

Instructor, Scientific Glass Technology

Katie Severance earned an associate degree in Scientific Glass Technology from Salem Community College in 2011. While studying at Salem, Katie completed an internship with Mick Souza at Princeton University. There she fabricated target cells for high-powered lasers while working with specialty glasses such as aluminosilicate, GE180, and quartz.

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Doug Ohm

Doug Ohm

Coordinator, Glass Education Center

Doug Ohm serves as the coordinator of Salem Community College's Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center. He is responsible for overseeing facility maintenance and equipment, and coordinating the center's use.

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