PDCCC names new deans

Published 5:36 pm Saturday, February 16, 2013

Paul D. Camp Community College has announced the appointment of three new deans.

Dr. Candace Rogers has been appointed as dean of Nursing and Allied Health. In this role, Rogers will oversee all aspects of the college’s Applied Health Science program.

She has been with the college for more than eight years and launched its successful nursing programs. This position includes management of all faculty, facilities, budgets, programs, accreditation and licensing issues, and student selection, retention, and success issues in this division.

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Renee Felts has been appointed as dean of the Franklin Campus and Occupational/Technical Programs. Felts has served in numerous roles and has held several leadership positions with the college. This position includes management of all Occupational and Technical faculty, facilities, programs, curriculum, schedules, academic issues, budgets and related duties.

She served as the Interim Dean of Occupational/Technical Programs for more than a year before taking on this new role.

Trina Jones has been appointed dean of Student Services. Jones served as professional counselor beginning in August 2007; she then served a stint as interim dean of Student Services.

This position includes management of all admissions, student records, student recruitment and retention, student activities, budgets, leads enrollment management team and “customer” service values.

This position includes student counseling as needed and teaching six credit hours per calendar year. She, too, has held numerous roles and has worked in varied capacities within the college.

Also, Dr. Harriette Arrington, an eight-year Paul D. Camp Community College veteran, continues in her role as dean of the Hobbs Suffolk Campus and Transfer and Developmental Education Programs, overseeing many student and educational activities on that campus.

Additionally, Dr. Carl Sweat continues as coordinator of Paul D. Camp Community College’s Smithfield Center.

“These individuals have demonstrated the skills, talents, and dedication to our college,” Dr. Paul Conco said. “I am very pleased that we now have these stellar administrators to support the education of students in our communities.”