Jun 18, 2024  
2024-2025 COLLEGE CATALOG 
    
2024-2025 COLLEGE CATALOG

2024-2025 NRCC Catalog - NRCC Faculty


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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

Jonathan Allen
Instructor of Communication

B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Melissa P. Anderson
Instructor, Interim Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services / Title IX Coordinator for Employees
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Liberty University

Peter Anderson
Professor, Vice President for Instruction and Student Services

A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Radford University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Louise A. Billaud
Professor of Music

B.M., University of Alaska
M.A. Radford University
D.M.A., Boston University

Robert Bopp
Instructor of Electrical Engineering Technology
B.S., Virginia Military Institute 

Christopher Brewer
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Marietta College
M.A., Miami University

Benjamin E. Campbell, Jr.
Professor of English

B.A., Marshall University
M.F.A., Bowling Green State University
M.S., Marshall University

Kasey Cantrell-McCowan
Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., UVA at Wise
M.S., Radford University

Dustin Carter
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology
B.S. Emory & Henry College
M.S., St. Cloud State University

Emily Paige Cash
Professor of English

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
Associate 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, Director of Online Learning

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

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

C. Allen Crookshanks, II
Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Diploma, New River Community College

Amy J. Dawson
Professor of Biology

B.S., Shepherd College
Ph.D., University of California

Lisa Dinkle
Instructor
M.S., University of North Texas
B.S., Roanoke College
A.A.S., Virginia Western Community College

Megan L. Doney
Professor of English

B.A., College of Wooster
M.A., Colorado State University
M.F.A., Lesley University

Sharon Edwards
Assistant Professor of Health Information Management/Administrative Support Technology
B.S., Jefferson College of Science
M.S., Louisiana 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
Professor of Information Systems Technology

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

Michelle Goodman
Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., New River Community College
B.S.N., Old Dominion 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

Joshua Graham
Associate Professor of Welding
B.S., Virginia Tech

Diane Gray
Instructor, Director of Transitional Programs

A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Liberty University
M.A., Liberty University
Ed.D., Liberty University

Janet L. Hanks
Associate Professor of English

B.A., King College
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Pamela L. Hanks
Associate Professor, Instructional Designer

B.S., Radford University
M.S., Emporia State University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Wendy Hay
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Chamberlain University 

Lisa Helmick
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Radford University 

K. Caisy Ho
Professor of Physics

B.S., Hong Kong Baptist College
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Gwendolyn F. Houston
Assistant Professor, Student Success Coordinator

B.S., Bluefield College
M.S., Radford 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, President

A.A., Wytheville Community College
B.A., Emory & Henry College
M.A., West Virginia University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Deborah Kennedy
Associate Professor, Dean of Student Services
Title IX Coordinator

A.A.S., New River Community College
B.B.A., Radford University
M.B.A., Radford University
Ed.D., Liberty University

Kathleen Kleppin
Instructor, Career Coach

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Susan Lazear
Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jeff C. Levy
Instructor of Drafting

B.S., Radford 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

Ross D. Matney
Instructor, Workforce Training Coordinator
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford 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

Lori Mitchell
Instructor, Dean of Business and Technologies

B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.P.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Holly H. Murden
Instructor, Career Coach

B.B.A., Radford University
M.S., Radford University

Christopher Murphy
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Saint Bonaventure University
M.A., University of Albany

Lisa Murphy
Professor of Engineering

B.S., Wright State University
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tammy M. Parks
Professor of Art

B.A., Emory & Henry College
M.A.T., University of Southern Mississippi
M.F.A., Goddard College
Ph.D., Institute for Doctoral Studies In the Visual Arts

Caitlin Reed
Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.D.N., Wytheville Community College
B.S.N., Old Dominion University
M.S.N., Western Governors University

Melissa Rice
Associate Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., New River Community College
B.S.N., Western Governors University
M.S.N., Western Governors 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

Sandra B. Smith
Instructor, Director of Library Services

B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., University of Tennessee

Tammy L. Smith
Instructor, Coordinator of Admissions and Records

A.A.S., New River Community College
B.G.S., Radford University
M.A., Liberty University

Eric Snow
Assistant Professor of Administration of Justice
A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Radford University
M.A., Radford University 

John Somervell
Assistant Professor of Machine Shop

B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Margaret Sproule
Assistant Professor, Career Coach

B.A., James Madison University
M.S., James Madison University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

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

Jonathon Surratt
Assistant Professor of Computer Science/Information Technology

A.A.S., New River Community College
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Jeanne E. Symanoskie
Associate Professor, Coordinator, Montgomery County Workforce Training

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Nathan Taylor
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., West Virginia University
M.S., University of Alabama

Sarah E. Tolbert-Hurysz
Assistant Professor, Dean of Arts & Sciences
B.S., Radford University
M.A., Radford University
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University

Heather Umberger
Assistant Professor of Nursing

A.A.S., Wytheville Community College
B.S.N, Western Governors University
M.S.N., Western Governors University

Mary M. Webster
Instructor, Career Coach

B.S., University of Mary Washington
M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University

Alison Weston
Instructor, Enrollment Management and Transfer Services Coordinator

B.S., Radford University
M.Ed., University of Virginia
Ed.D., William & Mary

Helen Wolfe 
Instructor, Dean of Health Professions
A.A.S., Excelsior University
B.S.N., Western Governors University 
M.S.N., Western Governors University 

Cynthia F. Wynne
Professor of Biology

B.A., University of North Carolina
M.A.T., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin