Alumni Updates – including an updated update!

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Dr. Smithers here, your newsletter author: I made an error last week! My sincere apologies to Dr. Colclough, whose last name I… cut in half? See below for the corrected version, and again, my apologies!

Dr. Monique Colclough (HIED Ph.D. ’16) now leads faculty professional learning work for the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State as the Director of Teaching & Learning Engagement. Her team has recently expanded coverage to all 58 colleges in the NC Community College System. For more details, visit

Trey Mayo (M.S.Ed. ’08) completed the Executive Ed.D. program in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership from William & Mary in May 2022. HIs dissertation was entitled “A Policy Evaluation of a Scholarly Ethics and Integrity Requirement at a Large Rural Land-Grant Institution.” HIs committee consisted of Dr. Pam Eddy (chair), Dr. Jim Barber, and Dr. Peggie Constantino.

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