Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Distance Education & Online Services Office
Peru State College
600 Hoyt Street
P.O. Box 10
Peru, NE 68421-0010

Distance Education & Online Services Toll Free Phone Number: 1-888-258-5558
Fax: 402-872-2435
Peru State College Toll Free Number: 1-800-742-4412

Emergency Tech Line:  402-819-8181
(available 9 am to 9 pm, daily, CST)

DistanceEducation@peru.edu
BBTechSupport@peru.edu

Meet the Staff

 

Amy Barrett
Distance Education Coordinator
abarrett@peru.edu     402-872-2433

 

Kevin Blobaum
Instructional Technology & Design Specialist
kblobaum@peru.edu     402-872-2434

Kevin Blobaum joined Peru State College in 2006 and serves as the Blackboard Administrator. He provides training and technical support for online faculty and students. He assists faculty with course development and is one of our Tech Phone after-hour respondents. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a minor in Business in 1999. Kevin earned his Master of Business Administration in August 2002. From 2003-2006, Kevin served as an adjunct faculty member at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, teaching classes in Economics, Finance and Business Management.

Brooke Earnest
Academic Advisor
bearnest@peru.edu     402-872-2432

Brooke began her career at Peru State College in July 2015. She serves as the Academic Advisor for online students in the School of Professional Studies and is one of our Tech Phone after-hour respondents. Brooke received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice — Counseling from Peru State in 2014. She is currently working towards her Master of Science in Organizational Management — with a focus in Human Services at Chadron State College.

Samantha Jensen
Distance Education Coordinator
sjensen@peru.edu     402-872-2386

Samantha began her career at Peru State College in July 2015. She helps manage the High School Dual Enrollment Program along with assisting students and faculty members with inquiries about online courses and Blackboard. Samantha has a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies from South Dakota State University.