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CCCCD Adds New Professors For Fall Semester



CCCCD Adds New Professors For Fall Semester

June 20, 2003 - The Collin County Community College District (CCCCD) is pleased to welcome several professors with prestigious credentials to the CCCCD family.

Dr. Valeria Antohe (Dallas) joins CCCCD as professor of mathematics. She holds a Ph.D. in mathematics and master's in applied mathematics from Southern Methodist University (SMU), and a master's in mechanical engineering from Galati University. Dr. Antohe also taught at SMU from 1996 up to joining CCCCD.

Doug Bolivar (Plano) was promoted to professor of biology. He earned his master's in molecular biology from Texas Woman's University (TWU) and bachelor's in chemistry from Gannon University. Previously, Bolivar worked at CCCCD as an instructional associate and lab assistant.

Dr. Betsy Brody (Plano) joins CCCCD as professor of government. Dr. Brody earned a Ph.D. and master's in government/international relations, and bachelor's in government and Japanese from the University of Notre Dame. She has been a lecturer at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and teaching assistant at the University of Notre Dame.

Eric Carlson (San Francisco, CA) joins CCCCD from the corporate world and will be a professor of speech. He earned a master's in communication from Miami University and a bachelor's in communication and English from Lindenwood University. He most recently worked with Wadsworth Publishers as Senior Development Editor/Communication.

Dr. Lisa Cooper (Dallas) joins CCCCD as a professor of English. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Texas Christian University (TCU), a master's in American Literature from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a bachelor's in English and political science from TCU. She was a graduate instructor and assistant director of writing at TCU.

Marianne Dryer (Allen) joins the Dental Hygiene Center as professor of dental hygiene. She earned a bachelor's of dental hygiene from Old Dominion University. She brings experience from the world of private dental practice.

Glen Grimes (Celina) joins CCCCD as professor of computer science. He earned an MBA in management science, master's in computer science and programming and a bachelor's in mathematics from the University of North Texas (UNT). Grimes most recently worked in the corporate arena as an educational consultant for Sprint.

Dr. Lisa Roy-Davis (Plano) comes to CCCCD as professor of English. She earned a Ph.D. in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in English from La Sierra University and a bachelor's in English from Atlanta Union College. She has previously held teaching positions at UTD, Northampton Community College and Wilkes University .

J. Luke Sides (Oak Point) will join the Fine Arts division as professor of art (sculpture). He earned a master's and bachelor's of fine arts in sculpture from UNT. He also worked at UNT as an art technician and teaching assistant.

Collin County Community College District serves more than 38,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines. In addition, the CCCCD is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.