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Mary Anne Blum Condon Returns to Alfred State College

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.