Davidson County Community College (N.C.) recently welcomed Wendy Gupta to serve as coordinator of the Learning Commons. In her new position, Gupta is responsible for coordinating and scheduling support services such as note-taking, tutoring, and workshops within the commons. Gupta’s position will also allow students and instructors to schedule, administer, and complete tests. .Gupta earned a bachelor of arts in English from North Greenville University. She previously worked as a part-time professional writing coach for DCCC.
L. Marshall Washington, vice president of the Lancaster Campus of Harrisburg Area Community College (Pa.), has been selected to serve as the third president of New River Community and Technical College (W. Va.). Washington previously served as vice president of student services at Kellogg Community College (Mich).He earned a doctorate in educational studies with a specialization in educational leadership and higher education from University of Nebraska-Lincoln; a master’s degree in education from Winona State University in Minnesota; and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Corning Community College (N.Y.) has announced the appointment of Jessica Moore as the college’s first director of residence life. She will be responsible for developing all programming surrounding CCC’s new Residential Learning Center. Moore comes to CCC with a bachelor of arts in psychology and sociology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and a master of arts in community counseling from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. In addition to counseling skills, she also brings to the table six years of experience in residence hallmanagement. Moore’s philosophy is that living on campus enhances a student’s college experience. Students learn a lot more about themselves living on campus, and they are exposed to a variety of different backgrounds.
Cynthia Edwards, formerly vice president of institutional advancement and executive director of the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation, has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of community outreach and engagement of Georgia Piedmont Technical College. In her new role, Edwards will work with the college’s Office of the President and Institutional Advancement to strengthen the College’s community-outreach efforts and to identify opportunities for faculty, staff and students to become engaged with communities in GPTC’s service areas: DeKalb, Morgan, Newton and Rockdale Counties. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas.
Lake Superior College (Minn.) has hired Kim Parmeter as executive director of the Lake Superior College Foundation. She is tasked with overseeing all foundation fundraising efforts, including scholarships, grants and fundraising events. Prior to LSC, Parmeter served as director of the Northern Minnesota Division of March of Dimes for the past three years. Parmeter holds a bachelor of arts in communications from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and an master’s in business administration from Bethel University.