Shout Outs

Shout Outs for March 6

Terrance Anderson, OTD, is the founding director for Kettering College’s new Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program. Anderson has extensive experience in administration, higher education, school system occupational therapy, geriatric occupational therapy, international service, information systems, and international development and disaster relief.

Anderson earned an Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions; a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Towson University; and a Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology from Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University).

Anderson is moving from North Dakota where he worked in academia for 15 years.  His clinical practice has been primarily in school systems and geriatrics.  His wife, Dr. Karen Vietz, will be joining the college as a nursing faculty member in the fall.  He has a fourth grade son, Jaedon.

Kristina O’Donnell is the new executive chef at Sycamore. A native of New York, Kristina earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Binghamton University and a Master of Arts in Education from Stony Brook University.

Kristina also attended the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Healing in New York, focusing on whole food and holistic cooking. After graduating, she worked at two organic, vegan restaurants in New York, Candle Café and Candle 79, where she later became sous chef. Kristina cooked at PETA’s 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles, as well as an event for Sir Paul McCartney.

Kristina moved to Ohio eight years ago, where she worked at Rock Bottom Restaurant as Senior Sous Chef and later Executive Chef. She has also worked at Maggiano’s Little Italy and Mitchell’s Fish Market. She loves Italian and Mexican cuisines, as both are rooted in plant-based cooking. She is somewhat of an “expert” in gluten-free cooking!

Kristina and her husband, Matthew, have a three year old son, Aiden.

March 6, 2014