Seven Faculty Join Wor-Wic
August 23, 2004

Wor-Wic Community College recently welcomed seven new full-time faculty members to the college.

Dr. Betty J. Daughenbaugh of Seaford, Del., was selected to fill the position of associate professor of social science. She has been a part-time social science instructor at Wor-Wic for five years. Prior to coming to Wor-Wic, Daughenbaugh was an associate dean and director of adult programs at Nyack (N.Y.) College. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Houghton (N.Y.) College, her master’s degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, and her doctoral degree in higher education administration, also from SUNY. Daughenbaugh has 28 years of experience in higher education instruction and administration, including international schools in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Susan Davis of Salisbury was hired as instructor of biological and physical sciences. Davis has been a part-time instructor at Wor-Wic for the past three years, and has taught science for Sojourner Douglass College for four years and high school science in Somerset County for nine years. Davis received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Salisbury University (SU) and her master’s degree in environmental science from Johns Hopkins University.

Robyn W. Drechsler of Salisbury was hired as community and continuing education allied health instructor. Drechsler’s work experience includes 18 years in nursing home administration at the Riverwalk Manor in Salisbury and Manokin Manor in Princess Anne. She has also worked as a registered nurse at Peninsula Gastroenterology Associates and Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Drechsler has been a clinical nursing instructor at SU, and has taught part-time credit and non-credit allied health students at Wor-Wic for the past four years. She received her associate degree in nursing from Wor-Wic and bachelor’s degrees in communication arts and nursing from SU.

Cynthia Hargis of Salisbury is a new instructor of social science. Prior to joining Wor-Wic, Hargis chaired the counseling program at Seaford High School. She is also the owner and director of Insights Counseling Services in Salisbury and Seaford. Hargis received her associate degree in chemical dependency counseling from Wor-Wic, her bachelor’s degree in education from Elizabeth City (N.C.) State University, and her master’s degree in education from SU. She is also a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor.

Elizabeth C. “Beth” Jones of Parsonsburg was selected to fill the position of instructor of English. She has been a computer laboratory instructor at Wor-Wic for the past four years, and has also taught business English at the college on a part-time basis this past year. Jones is also a teacher and consultant with the Eastern Shore Writing Project. Prior to joining Wor-Wic full time, she was employed as an English teacher at James M. Bennett High School in Salisbury. Jones received her bachelor’s degree in English from McDaniel College in Westminster, Md., and her master’s degree in English from SU.

Donald Rollyson Jr. of Salisbury is a new instructor at the college’s Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy. Prior to joining Wor-Wic, he was the quartermaster and purchasing agent for the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office. Rollyson was also a sergeant with the Salisbury Police Department for 11 years, before retiring in 2000. He has a bachelor’s degree from SU.

Mary Lou Townsend of Salisbury is a new instructor of mathematics. She has 15 years of experience as a high school math teacher in Worcester and Wicomico counties. Townsend has also been a part-time math instructor, tutor and lab assistant at Wor-Wic for the past five years. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from McDaniel College and her master’s degree in education from SU.