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Upcoming Workshops

Next workshops: coming Summer 2023!

About the Vanguard Leadership Academy

Launched in 2018, the Vanguard Leadership Academy offers workshops for faculty and staff to address academic disciplines, instructional approaches, career growth, and organizational effectiveness to promote excellence in teaching, learning, and service to support the NVCC mission, values, and strategic goals.



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Professional Development Committee

Area Member Title
Academic David Clough
Kathryn Murphy
Louis Lombard


Professor, Legal: Business Division
Professor, Nursing: Nursing and Allied Health Division
Associate Professor, English: Liberal Arts/Behavioral & Social Sciences Division
STEM Division

Student Services Susan Houlihan Academic Advisor/Student Retention Specialist
Administration Patricia DaSilva Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Administration
CEO’s Office Angela Chapman Associate Dean of Development
Center for Teaching Nikki McGary Associate Professor, Sociology
Continuing Education Fay Godbolt Director of Non-Credit Programs
Financial Aid Lisa Boyko Associate Director of Financial Aid
Information Technology Nephtali Villanueva Director of Information Technology
Project Leaders Jaime Hammond Director of Library Services