Patrick Grande, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics, began his career at FM in 1996. Prior to FM, he taught at Catonsville Community College outside of Baltimore, Maryland and spent one year as a graduate teaching assistant at SUNY Albany. His course offerings at FM include Survey of Mathematics, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Statistics, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I and II, Survey of Calculus, and Differential Equations.

Pat has served on both the College’s Student Life and Assessment Committees; served on various search committees to fill such positions as Math faculty, Coordinator of Advising, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Provost and Vice President; worked on the Perkins Grant to try and improve Math success rates; and was advisor to the Ski Club. Currently he is working on the Technological Education Pathways Partnership (TEPP) Grant; serves as Division Chair of the Mathematics Department; and is an Academic Advisor.

His membership to professional organizations include the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), the New York State Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC), and the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State(AMTNYS).

In his free time, Pat enjoys home improvement projects, landscaping and gardening, playing tennis, skiing and ice skating.

Pat earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Siena College and a M.A. in Mathematics from University at Albany. He also earned a Certificate in Computer Science from Siena.

Pat has served on both the College’s Student Life and Assessment Committees; served on various search committees to fill such positions as Math faculty, Coordinator of Advising, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Provost and Vice President; worked on the Perkins Grant to try and improve Math success rates; and was advisor to the Ski Club. Currently he is working on the Technological Education Pathways Partnership (TEPP) Grant; serves as Division Chair of the Mathematics Department; and is an Academic Advisor.

His membership to professional organizations include the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), the New York State Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC), and the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State(AMTNYS).

In his free time, Pat enjoys home improvement projects, landscaping and gardening, playing tennis, skiing and ice skating.

Pat earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Siena College and a M.A. in Mathematics from University at Albany. He also earned a Certificate in Computer Science from Siena.

Bill Lomanto, Coordinator of the Math Lab and Online Statistics Instructor, began his career at FM in 1996. Prior to FM, Bill was the Learning Center Tutor at SUNY Cortland and an Adjunct Instructor at Tompkins Cortland Community College. He also taught six years of high school math at Groton Central School.

At FM, Bill serves as Chair of both the Assessment Committee and Shared Governance Committee and is a member of the Academic Restructuring Committee as well as the Fulmont College Association (FCA). He currently belongs to the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges and the New York College Learning Skills Association.

Bill earned both a B.A. and M.A.T. in Mathematics from Colgate University.

At FM, Bill serves as Chair of both the Assessment Committee and Shared Governance Committee and is a member of the Academic Restructuring Committee as well as the Fulmont College Association (FCA). He currently belongs to the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges and the New York College Learning Skills Association.

Bill earned both a B.A. and M.A.T. in Mathematics from Colgate University.

Julie Mihalcik started her teaching career at FM in 2005. Prior to FM, she taught at Hudson Valley Community College, Virginia Tech, and LSU. Her course offerings at FM include various levels of Algebra and Calculus and Analytic Geometry. She is also an Academic Advisor.

Julie is a member of FM’s Senate and an Advisor for both the Hands for Animals Club and Outdoor Adventure Club. She belongs to the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC).

Julie earned a B.S. in Mathematics from LSU and a M.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Tech.

In her free time, Julie enjoys hiking, biking, and training her dogs to compete in dog agility and rally obedience.

Julie is a member of FM’s Senate and an Advisor for both the Hands for Animals Club and Outdoor Adventure Club. She belongs to the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC).

Julie earned a B.S. in Mathematics from LSU and a M.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Tech.

In her free time, Julie enjoys hiking, biking, and training her dogs to compete in dog agility and rally obedience.

Sonnet Gravina began her career as Math Instructor at FM in 2009. Prior to this, she taught at Utah State University Eastern.

She earned an A.S. from Adirondack Community College; a B.S. in Math from University at Albany, with a minor in both economics and chemistry; and a M.A. in Math from University at Albany. Sonnet is currently working on her PhD from Utah State University Logan in Mathematics Education with an interest in research areas of technology in the classroom and virtual manipulatives.

In her free time, Sonnet enjoys cooking, reading, kayaking, and hiking.

She earned an A.S. from Adirondack Community College; a B.S. in Math from University at Albany, with a minor in both economics and chemistry; and a M.A. in Math from University at Albany. Sonnet is currently working on her PhD from Utah State University Logan in Mathematics Education with an interest in research areas of technology in the classroom and virtual manipulatives.

In her free time, Sonnet enjoys cooking, reading, kayaking, and hiking.

Ruth Scott

Mathew Kerns joined the F-M faculty in September 2015 as a Mathematics Instructor. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Mathew earned an M.Ed in Math Education (7-12) from Wright State University and a B.S. in Pure Mathematics also from Wright State University. He has also earned 30 crdit hours towards an M.S. in Pure Mathematics from The University of West Florida, specializing in theoretical mathematics as opposed to applied mathematics.

Prior to working at F-M, Mathew was a high school teacher in Piqua, Ohio and an adjunct math instructor for Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio. Before that, he spent 13 years as an over-the-road truck driver, and was a truck driving instructor for three years.

A resident of Johnstown, Mathew says he is, “extremely grateful to be working at FM, surrounded by professional colleagues who embody the College’s Mission and Civility statements of striving for academic rigor and excellence in all that they do.”

Prior to working at F-M, Mathew was a high school teacher in Piqua, Ohio and an adjunct math instructor for Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio. Before that, he spent 13 years as an over-the-road truck driver, and was a truck driving instructor for three years.

A resident of Johnstown, Mathew says he is, “extremely grateful to be working at FM, surrounded by professional colleagues who embody the College’s Mission and Civility statements of striving for academic rigor and excellence in all that they do.”