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As of May 17th, 2021 the wearing of masks is optional. Unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue wearing a mask indoors. While not required, social distancing is strongly encouraged.

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Nicole Nightengale

Nicole Nightengale

Academic Director of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Nicole Nightengale

Academic Director of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Academic area: Addictions Counseling / Psychology

Academic Degrees

  • West Virginia University- Master of Science- Rehabilitation Counseling
  • West Virginia University- Master of Arts- Educational Psychology
  • West Virginia University- Infant/Toddler Certificate
  • Frostburg State University- Bachelor of Science- Psychology
  • Frostburg State University- Child and Family Psychology Certificate
  • Frostburg State University- Addictions Counselor Certificate
  • Frostburg State University- Leadership in Psychology Certificate


  • PSY 102: Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 283: Ethics in Human Service and Addictions Counseling
  • PSY 286: Drugs and Human Behavior
  • PSY 288: Addictions Treatment Delivery
  • PSY 289: Introduction to Counseling and Case Management
  • PSY 294: Fieldwork in Addictions Counseling