OCC Names Highland Lakes Campus President


SOUTHFIELD — Oakland Community College has unanimously selected Cynthia Roman a president of the Highland Lakes Campus in Waterford.

Roman received both her Ph.D. in higher education and her master of nursing from Wayne State University and a bachelor in nursing from Mercy College of Detroit. Roman holds a registered nurse licenses in Michigan and Arizona and is certified by the National League for Nursing as a nurse educator.

Roman was appointed as the college’s Dean of Nursing and Health Professions in April 2012 and was previously the director of nursing and health professions. Prior she was Dean of Health Sciences and director of nursing at Monroe County Community College and was nursing program coordinator and a member of the nursing faculty at Henry Ford Community College.

Roman served as a consultant to the University of Michigan-Flint and as an advisory committee member for Lourdes College and the Grosse Ile School District.

Roman is a resident of West Bloomfield and a member of the Michigan League for Nursing, National League for Nursing and the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing.