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Excellence, Collaboration, Integrity, Respect.

Deb Hroziencik

Deb Hroziencik


Personal Information


Teaching Philosophy / Personal Statement:
Learning occurs best when instructor actively demonstrates knowledge and enthusiasm for content and encourages the student to want to explore the content. The best learning environment is a relaxed atmosphere where students do not fear asking questions of the instructor.

Degrees Earned:
Regis University, Denver, Colorado
Master of Science Nursing in Healthcare Leadership with Education Focus 2010
University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Science Nursing 1993
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois
Associate Degree in Nursing; Associate Degree in Science 1987


Previous Teaching Experience:
Carl Sandburg College
Co-Coordinator Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Program 2010
Practical Nursing Lead Instructor 2003-2009
Adjunct Clinical instructor–Carl Sandburg college 2002
Diabetic Educator OSF St. Mary Medical Center 2001
Staff Development OSF St. Mary Medical Center 1995-2001
IDX Computer Software Educator 1997


Related Experience:
Illinois Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Directors Keynote speaker October 2009
Trauma Nurse Specialist 1995 -2005
Certified Emergency Nurse 1998-2003
Stress counselor 1993- present
American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor 1990-present

Memberships / Affiliations / Awards:
National Education Association
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
5 year service award from Carl Sandburg College
15 year volunteer service award from American Heart Association
20 year service award from OSF St. Mary Medical Center
2007 -2010 Faculty of the Year nomination Carl Sandburg College