Alumni Updates

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Tiffany Wiggins, PhD (Higher Education ’17) recently joined Mentor Collective as a Senior Program Success Manager. In this role, she will use her decade-long professional experience as a higher education practitioner-scholar to the educational technology space, working collaboratively with partners at colleges and universities across the United States to implement mentorship programs at scale. 

Learn more about the ways in which Mentor Collective works to college student impact through peer-to-peer mentorship here:

HIED M.S.Ed. alumna Bethany Doyle was published in the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Volume 20(16). The article is titled “Clever Methods Students Use to Cheat and Ways to Neutralize Them.” The article was written while she served as Assistant Director for Academic Integrity at Kennesaw State University, authored in partnership with KSU faculty member Dr. Robert Keyser. The duo’s focus was to inform faculty of case trends and resources available to foster environments of authentic learning. She now serves as Program Administrator for a doctoral program at Emory University. 

HIED Ph.D. alumni Drs. Kim Bullington and Pete Sasso both have book blurbs featured on the new book From Letters to Leaders: Creating Impact on Your College Campus and Beyond by Michael Ayalon and the Greek University Team.

Dr. Anne Prial (Ph.D., CCL) was the lead author in an recent article published in The Journal of American College Health. The Article, “The Impact of Moderate Physical Activity and Student Interaction on Retention at a Community College”, was based on Dr. Prial’s dissertation.  Co-authors are by Dr. Xihe Zhu (ODU, Department of Human Movement Science), Dr. Linda Bol (ODU, Educational Foundations and Leadership), and Dr. Mitchell R. Williams (ODU, Educational Foundations and Leadership. 

Dr. Prial is an Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Orange in Newburgh, New York.

The full citation is:  

Prial, A., Bol, L., Zue, X., & Williams, M.R. (2021). The impact of moderate physical activity and student interaction on retention at a community college. The Journal of American College Health. DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2021.1881103