24Jul

Rohrbaugh Named Chief Academic Officer at RCC

Rohrbaugh Named Chief Academic Officer at RCC photo

Suzanne Rohrbaugh began service to Rockingham Community College this month as Vice President for Academic Affairs and comes to the college with over 20 years of experience in the NC Community College System. Rohrbaugh most recently served as Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at College of The Albermarle (COA). Prior to her employment with COA, she served as Dean for Health, Wellness and Public Safety at Davidson County Community College (DCCC). Other roles at DCCC included Associate Dean, Department Chair, Coordinator and faculty. Mrs. Rohrbaugh has numerous years of experience in laboratory medicine.

  While at COA, she helped secure over $1,000,000 in grant funding from Golden LEAF and the NC Rural Center. She served as the Project Manager for the new $7 million Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center, the 4th COA campus located in Currituck County. She was instrumental in new program development for both credit and noncredit and has contributed to workforce development through Customized Training and Small Business Center entrepreneurial endeavors.

  Mrs. Rohrbaugh holds a Master of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Education and Leadership, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, both from UNC-Greensboro and a Certificate in Medical Technology from Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

  She currently serves on the NC Community College Adult Educators Association as President Elect and has served on the Workforce Development Leadership Committee for the NC Community College System.

 

  Rohrbaugh and her husband of 35 years, Nevin, have two sons: Allan, of Oak Park, California and Daniel and wife Laura, of Raleigh, NC. She has one grandson, Aidan, of California. She enjoys reading and time at the beach.

July 24, 2014