Ophelia Griggs, EdD
Retention Coach/Academic Coach for Student Support Services
Office: LRC, Room 109A
Division: Institutional Advancement
Department: Student Support Services (TRIO) Program
Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership and Management (EdD) - Capella UniversityCommittees:
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
Served on the P&E Committee (Planning and Evaluation committee).Honors:
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.
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.