Upcoming Events

Sept. 29
Transparent Languages
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mussleman Library

Sept 28 - Oct 9
"Come To Class"
Classroom Exchange Program

Oct 6
Creating Assignments using UDL Principles
12:00pm - 1:30pm
RSVP to Julie Hendon by 9/25
Location: CUB 126
Links for more info

Faculty Highlights

Timothy J. Shannon

Tim Shannon

This academic year’s recipient of the Johnson Center for Creative Teaching and Learning Excellence in Teaching Award is Tim Shannon, who holds the position of Department Chair and Professor of History.  Tim Shannon stands out for his conscientious and highly effective teaching, while maintaining an active research agenda and providing significant service to the college.

Professor Shannon teaches Early American, Native American, and British history. His most recent books are The Seven Years’ War in North America: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford, 2014), and with David N. Gellman, American Odysseys: A History of Colonial North America (Oxford, 2014).   His book Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 (Cornell, 2000) won the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize from the New York State Historical Association  Read more.

Office information

Dr. Julia Hendon
Plank 306
P: (717) 337-6188

Walk-in Hours:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
or by appointment

Administrative Assistant:
Paula Baer
Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 107A
P: (717) 337-6341
8:30 a.m -4:30 p.m.
Campus Box 2960


Teaching Tip

Need some help pronouncing Chinese names? At a recent Friday Faculty Lunch, Brad Lancaster, Jing Li, Junjie Luo, and Yingjia Zheng gave an entertaining and informative tutorial. The handouts from that lunch are now available here.

JCCTL Advisory Board

Members of the Board are always interested in hearing from you. Please feel free to contact them with your suggestions, questions, or creative ideas.

Kurt Andresen

Clint Baugess

Sharon Birch

Rob Bohrer

Julie Hendon

Craig Lair

David Powell

Radi Rangelova

GailAnn Rickert

Barbara Sommer