Mary Anne Blum Condon Returns to Alfred State College

Dr. Mary CondonMary Anne Blum Condon, Hornell, former associate professor of nursing at Alfred State College, will return to campus Aug. 7, 2008, in a new role: she will work half-time in the President's Office serving as government relations coordinator and half-time as director of the BSN Program in the Nursing Department. She will sit on the president's cabinet.

Since leaving ASC in 2003, Condon has served in a variety of administrative and teaching capacities, including associate dean for undergraduate programs at the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University; associate professor of nursing, Elmira College; and program coordinator, Nursing Unit, the Pennsylvania State University, Mont Alto, College of Health and Human Development.

Condon originally joined the faculty of Alfred State College in 1997; her responsibilities included teaching nursing courses, lab instruction, and supervision of students' clinical experience.

Prior to her previous post at ASC, Condon held similar teaching positions at Rutgers University (Newark, NJ), SUNY at Buffalo, and Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN). She has also served as a staff nurse in a variety of health care facilities.

Condon is a board-certified women's health nurse practitioner, and is also certified in Lamaze by the American Society for Psychoprophylaxis in Obstetrics. She has written several articles and chapters on women's health as it pertains to obstetrics and has presented widely in the field of nursing.

In 2003, in addition to her teaching responsibilities, Condon led the College's Middle States reaccreditation self-study effort, and served as the chair of the ASC Faculty Senate. She also served on the Assessment Team and the Nursing Curriculum Committee, and participated in a variety of other campus committees.

Condon serves in the U.S. Army Reserve where she holds the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Condon is a member of the American Association for the History of Nursing, the National League for Nursing, the American Nurses Association, District Three Professional Nurses Association, NYNSA, and Sigma Theta Tau International Zeta Iota Chapter.

She holds a PhD in nursing from Adelphi University, Garden City. Her dissertation focused on the evolution of nursing care for normal newborns. She also holds a master's and a bachelor's degree in nursing from SUNY (State University of New York) at Buffalo; she is an alumna of Bryn Mawr College.