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2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NRCC Faculty


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Caroline M. Abbott
Assistant Professor of Mathematics;
B.A., Eckerd College;
M.A.Ed., Wake Forest University

C. Wes Adcock
Professor of Chemistry;
B.S. (2 degrees) North Carolina State University;
M.Ed., North Carolina State University;
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Peter Anderson
Associate Professor, Dean of Business and Technologies;
A.A.S., New River Community College;
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University;
M.S., Radford University

Louise A. Billaud
Professor of Music;
B.M., University of Alaska;
M.A. Radford University;
D.M.A., Boston University

Debra K. Bond
Professor of Administrative Support Technology;
A.A.S., New River Community College;
B.S., Radford University;
M.S., Radford University

Benjamin E. Campbell, Jr.
Professor of English;
B.A., Marshall University;
M.F.A., Bowling Green State University

Emily Paige Cash
Professor, Advanced Learner Program Leader;
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University;
M.A., Radford University;
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Pablo Chalmeta
Professor of Mathematics;
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University;
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University;
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Amber D. Clark
Assistant Professor of Business Management
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.B.A., Liberty University

Brian A. Clark
Assistant Professor of Health/Physical Education/Biology
B.S., James Madison University
M.S., James Madison University

Linda C. Claussen
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education,
Director of Distance Education and Off-Campus Services
A.A., Suffolk County Community College
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Travis Coake
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Radford University
M.S., East Tennessee State University

Miriam (Mia) A. Copeland
Associate Professor of Practical Nursing
B.S., Radford University
A.D.N., Wytheville Community College
B.S.N., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Angela E. Covey
Assistant Professor, Executive Director of Educational Foundation
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic University and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic University and State University

Amy J. Dawson
Professor of Biology
B.S., Shepherd College
Ph.D., University of California

Steven Denis
Associate Professor of Automotive Technology
A.A.S., State University of New York at Morrisville
B.S., State University of New York at Oswego

Megan L. Doney
Professor of English
B.A., College of Wooster
M.A., Colorado State University
M.F.A., Lesley University

Dennis Dubuc
Associate Professor of Administration of Justice
A.S., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon State College
M.A., Washington State University

Peggy M. Dunn
Instructor, Academic Counselor
B.A., Rollins College
M.Ed., University of Vermont

Carlotta B. Eaton
Professor of Information Technology
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Nancy R. Evans
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
M.B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Ted A. Farmer
Associate Professor of History/Political Science
B.S., Radford University
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

David Filer
Associate Professor of Information Systems
B.A., Indiana University
M.B.A., Xavier University
D.B.A., Argosy University

Montie E. Fleshman
Professor of Instrumentation
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., East Tennessee State University

William K. Friedl
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Bonnie Graham
Professor of Human Services/Early Childhood Education
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ed.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Diane Gray
Interim Director of Transitional Programs
B.S., Liberty University
M.A., Liberty University

Jutta D. Green
Professor of Business Management
B.S., Northwestern State University, Louisiana
M.B.A., Northwestern State University, Louisiana
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Amy J. H. Hall
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Emergency Planning and Special Projects
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.B.A., Baker College

Janet L. Hanks
Instructor of English
B.A., King College
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Pamela L. Hanks
Assistant Professor, Instructional Designer of Distance Education and Off-Campus Services
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Emporia State University

K. Caisy Ho
Professor of Physics
B.S., Hong Kong Baptist College
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Lucy P. Howlett
Instructor, Coordinator of the Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Disability Services
B.S., Radford University

Patricia B. Huber
Professor, Vice President for Instruction and Student Services
A.A., Wytheville Community College
B.A., Emory and Henry College
M.A., West Virginia University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Alicia A. Jensen
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Radford University

Karen C. Kegley
Instructor of Speech
B.A., Radford University
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Deborah Kennedy
Associate Professor, Director of Enrollment Management & Career Pathways
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.B.A., Radford University
M.B.A., Radford University

Kathleen Kleppin
Career Coach
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jeff C. Levy
Instructor of Drafting
B.S., Radford University

Jack M. Lewis
Professor, President
A.A., South Georgia Community College
B.S., Georgia Southern College
M.Ed., Georgia Southern College
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Kenneth E. Long
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Eastern Michigan University
M.A.T., Wayne State University

James T. Lusk, III
Associate Professor of Electronics Technology
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Keith McAllister
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
A.A.S., J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
B.S., Old Dominion University
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.S., Old Dominion University

Graham C. Mitchell
Professor of Psychology/Religion
Diploma, Bible Institute of South Africa
Master’s of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Doctor of Ministry, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Teri D. Moore
Associate Professor of Nursing,
Associate Vice President for Student Learning and Coordinator of Assessment and Program Review
B.S.N., Loretto Heights College
M.S.N., University of Virginia

Heidi Morehead
Professor of Sociology
B.A., Elon University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Ellen B. Oliver
Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., Emory University
M.A., Western Carolina University

Samuel B. Olorounto
Professor of English
B.A., William Carey College
M.A., Illinois State University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Laura L. Osborne
Assistant Professor of English
B.S., Radford University
M.A., Hollins University

Tammy M. Parks
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., Emory and Henry College
M.A.T., University of Southern Mississippi
M.F.A., Goddard College

Rebecca M. Ridpath
Associate Professor of Office Administration
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Harriette M. Roadman
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Utah State University
M.S., Colorado State University

Mark C. Rowh
Professor, Vice President for Workforce Development and External Relations
B.A., West Virginia State College
M.A., Marshall University
Ed.D., Clemson University

Patricia B. Ryan
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Apprenticeship-Related Training and WorkKeys
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Janice R. Shelton
Professor, Dean of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Radford University
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Naydine S. Shenk
Instructor, Library Specialist for Cataloging/Interlibrary Loans, Library
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Sandra B. Smith
Instructor, Coordinator of Library Services
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., University of Tennessee

John Somervell
Assistant Professor of Machine Shop
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Bridget Spencer
Instructor, Associate Vice President for Finance
A.S., Wytheville Community College
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Liberty University

Margaret Sproule
Career Coach
B.A., James Madison University
M.S., James Madison University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Rukmini Sriranganathan
Professor of Information Technology
B.Sc., Madras University
M.Sc., Madras University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., Washington State University

Fredrick (Fritz) M. Streff
Professor, Director of Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., University of Kansas
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Samuel Thomason
Professor of Engineering
B.S.M.E., University of South Carolina
M.E., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Lori N. Tibbs
Director of Financial Aid
A.A.S., Wytheville Community College
B.S., Bluefield College
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Sarah E. Tolbert-Hurysz
Assistant Professor of English
B.S., Radford University
M.A., Radford University

Deborah Tripp
SkillsUSA Virginia Student Specialist
A.A.S., Ferris State University
B.S., Ferris State University
M.Ed., University of Central Florida

Robin B. Troxel
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., James Madison University
B.S.N., Radford University
M.S.N., Radford University

John L. Van Hemert
Instructor, Vice President for Finance and Technology
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Radford University

Katrina C. Watson
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Bert E. Weschke
Associate Professor of Welding
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jill Williams
Director of Accountability in Student Learning Program
B.A., Davidson College;
M.A., Antioch University McGregor

James (Jay) E. Wright
Professor of Accounting
A.A.S., Wytheville Community College;
B.A., Radford University;
M.B.A., Old Dominion University;
M.S., Liberty University;
Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant

T. Ray Wurzburger
Associate Professor of Accounting
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Radford University
M.B.A., Radford University
Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant

Cynthia F. Wynne
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of North Carolina
M.A.T., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin