ETI Staff

Joe Brun, BS, MST


Director for the Educational Technology and Innovation, Joe is responsible for the day-to-day operations. This involves working with students, faculty and staff of the School of Nursing regarding labs, classroom equipment and distance learning capabilities. In addition, Joe serves as part of the administration team making strategic decisions regarding computing services, new learning resources, technology, and instruction design needs. Joe is also responsible for coordinating 30+ hours a week of video transmissions to various locations including the branch campuses of Johnstown, Bradford, and beyond. Joe is also the computer lab manager and provides hardware and software support to 300+ computers and printers. Joe is the email and alias administrator.

Phone: (412) 624-3557 E-mail:

Carol Hodgkiss

Department Administrator

As the ETI Department Administrator and Assistant to the Director, Carol manages the department budget and purchases materials for the ETI, i.e. HESI testing, computers/peripherals, CAI software, clinical supplies, and teaching software for curriculum.

Phone: (412) 624-6912 E-mail:

Dillon Monier

Audio Visual Specialist

Responsible for audio and visual equipment maintenance and deployment and inventory of media including videos, DVDs, and classroom software. Coordinates classroom and equipment reservations and scheduling with the Office of the Registrar.

Phone: (412) 383-4431 E-mail:

Chase Ettinger

Systems Support Analyst

Maintains the Labs and is responsible for installing and repairing the school’s computers. Helps assists other analysts with graphic production and Skills/Simulation Lab upkeep.

Phone: (412) 624-8601 E-mail:

Alex Hoeffler

IT Coordinator 

Alex  is the IT Coordinator for the School of Nursing. Alex is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing the school’s computers as well as providing support to the Distance Education program. 

Phone: (412) 648-4011 E-mail: