HERKIMER, NY—Herkimer County Community College has appointed Brenda Carney, Little Falls, NY, to the position of research and assessment specialist. Carney will be responsible for developing research methods, gathering and inputting data, analyzing results, and compiling and disseminating outcomes in graphic and narrative reports and presentations. She will engage in accreditation projects and maintain institutional research and institutional effectiveness records, including essential data reports.

Carney’s experience includes account manager at Northstar Recycling in Little Falls, business data analyst for Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, project coordinator at MVCC, and research assistant and program manager at Herkimer College. She also has served as an art teacher and special education teacher art teacher at Herkimer BOCES, art teacher in the Frankfort Schuyler School district, and adjunct instructor at Herkimer College.

Carney holds an associate degree in Art Studies from Herkimer College and a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies/Creative Arts from SUNY Empire State College.