SELECT * FROM qprofiledept where id = 19 order by lname, fname Employee Directory-Griggs, Ophelia

Ophelia Griggs, EdD

Retention Coach/Academic Coach for Student Support Services
Email: ogriggs@patrickhenry.edu
Phone: 276-656-0305
Office: LRC, Room 109A
Division: Institutional Advancement
Department: Student Support Services (TRIO) Program





Education:

Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership and Management (EdD) - Capella University
Masters of Science (MS) Community and College Counseling - Longwood University
Bachelors of Arts (BA)Sociology-Norfolk State University
Career Studies Certificate (Community Services Leadership)- Patrick Henry Community College

Committees:
Served on the P&E Committee (Planning and Evaluation committee).
Currently appointed to serve on the Student Success Advisory committee.
Currently serves as a volunteer regional board member on the Alliance for Excellence committee and holds the office as regional board secretary; locally serves as the president and secretary.
Served as Chair person on the Interview Committee and served on the Screening Committee.

Honors:
Certificate of Achievement for successful completion of the 2013 Chancellor's Developmental Education Institute. Recently accepted into the college president's Strategic Leadership Cabinet as of Spring semester 2017.

Interests:
Write and publish a few books (currently working on a book), singing, cultural activities, participating in church related activities, traveling, and getting involve with interested community activities (currently a member of Virginia Organizing, a non-profit organization).

Other:
Currently employed with PHCC for six years. Worked as an Adjunct Instructor with PHCC for three years. Last place of employment is Piedmont Community Services.