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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Office of the President

Dillard, Paulette - (2012) - President 
B.A., 1972, Barber-Scotia College, Biology
M.S., 1978, Tennessee State University, Biology
M.B.A., 1991, Belmont University, Management
Ph.D., 2010, Clark Atlanta University, Cell and Molecular Biology

Harris, Kandace - (2016) - Special Assistant to the President
B.A., Howard University, Print Journalism
M.A. Howard University, Human Communication Studies
Ph.D., Howard University, Mass Communication and Media Studies

Office of Academic Affairs

Dusenbury, Renata H. - (2008), Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Biology
B.S., 1978, Johnson C. Smith University, Biology
Ph.D., 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Genetics & Molecular Biology

Wilks, Pamela Richardson - (2018), Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of English

B.A., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Professional English
M.A., 1998, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, English/Afro-American Literature
Ph.D., 2014, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, English/Literature and Criticism, Literary Theory

Clark, Tom - (2005),  Interim Director of Library Services
B.A., 1973, Duke University, English
M.S., 1993, UNC School of Information and Library Science, Library Science

Halls-Taylor, Lorraina- (2007), Academic Success Specialist
B.A., 2006, Shaw University, Psychology
M.S., 2013, University of Phoenix, Psychology

Hamilton, Jody - (2010), Registrar
B.A., 1982, Marshall University, Speech Communication and Psychology
M.A., 1983, Indiana University, Speech Communication

Jefferson, Lynne - (2017) - Director of the Honors Program
B.A., 1989, The American University, English
M.A., 1996, North Carolina Central University, English
Ph.D., 2008, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Literature and Criticism

Mercer-Bourne, Laura - (2014) Director, Writing Center/Instructor of English
B.F.A., 2010, Brenau University, Musical Theatre
M.A., 2013, East Carolina University, English

Reed, Vonda (2008), Director of Faculty Development/Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., 1988, North Carolina State University, Zoology
M.S., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Biology
Ed.D., 2004, Fayetteville State University, Educational Leadership

Vacant- Academic Advisor

Vacant- Director, Digital Teaching and Learning

Vacant- Director, Experiential learning and Career Development

Wedderburn, Rishard- (2010), Director of Academic Success
B.S., 2004, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Human Development
M.A., 2005, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Conflict Resolution

Office of Student Affairs

Powell, Keith (2014), Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., 1985, St. Augustine’s College, Health and Physical Education
M.A., 1991, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Student Personnel Services
Ph.D., 2003, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

Baxter, Agnes - (1990), Director of Judicial Services
B.S., 1983, Shaw University, Physical Education

Bullock, Doris- (2016), Director of Retention
B.A., 1992, Shaw University, Behavioral Science/Sociology
M.B.A., 2004 Strayer University, Business Administration/Management

Carver, Jerelene - (2003), Director of Counseling Center/Disability Services
B.A., 1973, Education & M.A., 1977, Counseling, North Carolina Central University

Easterling, Vonda- (2015), Student Success Coach & Residence Manager
B.A., 1995, Saint Augustine’s College, English
M.A., 2004, North Carolina State University, English Literature

Featherstone, Robin S. - (2015), Director of Student Activities, Greek Life and Leasdership
B.A., 1993, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Business Administration
M.A., 1996, North Carolina Central University, Instructional Media
M.S., 2002, North Carolina Central University, Information Science, Database Management

Holley, Juanda - (1995), Executive Assistant for Student Affairs
B.F.A., 1975, East Carolina University, Speech and Theatre
M.Ed., 1977, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

Lesane, Steven - (2012), Chief of Police and Security
A.A.S, 1986, Bladen Community College, Criminal Justice
B.S., 2017, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice

Montague, William- (1990) Director of Intramurals, Assistant Student Activities Coordinator|
B.S., 1990, Shaw University, Community Recreation

Sutton, Jalesa - (2018), Coordinator, Second-Year Programs
B.S., 2010, Elizabeth City State University, Biology
Grad Cert., 2012, Meharry Medical College, Health Science
MPH, 2014, Tennessee State University, Health Education

Thornton, Bromeley- (1999), Residence Manager
B.A., 1997, Shaw University, Health and Physical Education

Thomas, Gerald - (2018) - University Chaplain
B.A.,, 1976, Howard University, Economics
M.A., 1986, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastorate
Ph.D., 1993, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Homiletics and Theology

Williams, Cleveland- (2007), Residence Manager
B.A., 2003, Shaw University, Business Administration - Management

Vacant - Coordinator First Year Programs

Yarn, Akela, (2018) RISE  Project  Coordinator
BS, 2010 East Carolina University, Communication
M. Ed.,2015, North Carolina State University, Counselor Education


West, Michael- (2016) - Vice President Operations, Chief Operating Officer
A.A., 2003, University of Alaska, General Studies
B.A., 2005, Ottawa University, Human Services
M.B.A., 2008, Loyola University Chicago
M.S.Ed, 2011, University of Pennsylvania, Higher Education Management
Ed.D, 2015, University of Georgia, Higher Education Administration

Vacant, Coordinator of Institutional Assessment

Vacant, Assessment Coordinator

Cumberbatch, Brian - (1991), Senior Data Analyst
B.S., 1994, Shaw University, Computer Information Systems

Hamilton, Ayanna, - (2017) - Fayetteville Campus Coordinator
B.S., 1996, Florida State University, Biology
M.A., 2008, Florida State University, Sociology
Ed.D., 2016, Wingate University, Higher Education Leadership

Hamilton, A. - (2017) - Wilmington Campus Coordinator

Jones III, Sir Walter - (2012), Manager of Receiving and Mail Services
B.S., 2011, Mount Olive College, Business Management

Scuotto, Donald- (2018), Facilities Manager
Certificate, 1980, Wilson Technical, Electronics Technology

Smith, Raymond - (2017), Coordinator Rocky Mount/Greenville Campuses
B.S. North Carolina A&T, Supply Chain Management 
M.P.A., North Carolina Central, Public Administration

West, M. (2016) - Durham Campus Coordinator

Wilson, P. (1991) - High Point  and Kannapolis Campus Coordinator 

Enrollment Management

Anthony Brooks - (2015), Chief Enrollment Manager
B.A., 1994, North Carolina Central University, Political Science
M.B.A., 2009, Clafin University, Master of Business Administration

Sowell, Stacey - (2009), Director of Admissions and Recruitment
B.A., 2003, Shaw University, English
M.A., 2005, North Carolina A&T State University, English and African American Literature

Vacant, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Vacant - Director of Financial Aid

Vacant - Assistant Director of Financial Aid


Carter, Alfonza - (1980), Athletic Director
B.S., 1973, Recreation
M.S., 1981, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State
University, Health & Physical Education

Lake, Nancy - (2015), Assistant Director of Athletics- Compliance
B.A., 2008, Pace University, Business Administration

Office of Finance and Administration 

Byrd, David (2018), Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.S., 1978, North Carolina A&T State University, Accounting

Vacant - Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

Fennell, Shirley  - Director of Student Accounts
B.A., 2000, Strayer University, Business Administration
M.B.A, 2012, Strayer University, Business Administration

Vacant, Procurement, Contracts and Risk Manager

Vacant, Controller

Office of Human Resources

Wood, Lee - (2015), Director, Human Resources 
B.S., 1984, Auburn University, Aerospace Engineering
M.B.A., 2005, Columbia Southern University, Human Resources Management, SPHR, 2005

Lewis, Kendra (2018), Human Resources Representative
Associate’s in Applied Science, 2010, Nassau Community College, Music

South, Devyn - (2017), Administrative Assistant

Office of Information Technology

Vacant - Chief Information Officer

Vacant - Director of Educational Technology/CIS

Cooper, Derek - (2017) - Systems Administrator/Moodle Specialist
A.A., 2003, MiraCosta College, Web Design
B.A., 2008, Georgia State University, Communications

Office of Institutional Advancement

Richards, Marilyn B. (2017)- Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A., 1979, Winston-Salem State University, Sociology
M.Div., 2002, Shaw University, Divinity

Vacant- Associate VP of Advancement/Director of Development, Divinity School

Vacant- Director of Alumni Relations

Foroudastan, Hooshang - (1994) ,Gifts and Database Manager 
B.S., 1982, Alabama A&M, Mechanical Engineering
M.S., 1984, Alabama A&M, Computer Science

Gye’Nyame, Nicole (2012), Communications Manager
M.A., 1995, Bowling Green State University, Interpersonal Communication
B.A. 1994, Bethune-Cookman University, Speech Communication

Saddler, Reneé (2012), Digital Media Manager
B.A., 1995, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration/Political Science
M.P.A., 2001, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration

Vacant, Athletics, Development Officer

Office of Grants Management and Sponsored Programs

Tori Willis, (2016)- Director of Sponsored Programs and Title III
B.A., 2015, Arkansas Baptist College, Business Administration

Vacant - Grants Coordinator

Vacant - Pre/Post Awards Specialist