People & Professions

People and Professions: Reported Aug. 2, 2020

Posted: Aug. 1, 2020 12:01 am Updated: Aug. 1, 2020 11:40 pm


Debbie Giesing of Quincy has been promoted to admissions coordinator at Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She will work directly with the dean of enrollment management/business manager to ensure alignment of enrollment goals, support of admissions staff, development of marketing and recruitment initiatives, and oversight of day-to-day admissions operations. Giesing has a bachelor's degree in organizational management from Hannibal-LaGrange College.

Erik A. Gottman has been promoted from lieutenant to captain and designated commanding officer of Troop B of the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Macon. Gottman joined the Missouri State Water Patrol in 1995, rising to the rank of lieutenant. After the merger of the water and highway patrols in 2011, he was assigned to Troop B. Gottman has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration from Hannibal-LaGrange College.


Scotty Allison, an assistant professor of music at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., has earned a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He joined the faculty at C-SC in 2016. Allison has a bachelor's degree in music education in from Baker University and a master's degree in choral conducting from Pittsburg State University.

Crystal Neff, a clinical instructor at Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, has earned a master's degree in healthcare administration from William Woods University. She joined the hospital's radiology department 16 years ago. Neff has a bachelor's degree in healthcare management from Ottawa University.


Anita Melvin, a certified respiratory therapist at Blessing Hospital, retired after 41 years of service. She was a graduate of the California College for Respiratory Therapy and completed the medical assistant program of Robert Morris College.