Current Student and Alumni Updates

Alumni and Current Student Updates

If you’re reading this in the newsletter, be sure to click in here to read about all of the awesome things your fellow students and alumni have been up to recently!

Emily Moore (CCL Ph.D. student) was awarded a Recognition for Faculty Leadership during the 2021-2022 academic year from Eastern Shore Community College, where she is an Assistant Professor of English and Communication Studies and the Department Chair for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Chuck Bowling (CCL Ph.D. student) has been named Interim Dean of Students at McDowell Technical Community College in Marion, North Carolina. The appointment is effective January 1, 2023. Bowling has served as Title III Activity Director and a Biology Instructor at MTCC.

Bhavika Sicka (HIED Ph.D. student) has a new book review out now in the Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education, a review of Arar et al.’s Higher Education in the Era of Migration, Displacement, and Internationalization. You can read it here:

Dr. Angela Lawhorne (CCL Ph.D. ’20), Director of Career Education Programs and Workforce Partnerships at Virginia Community College System Office, was recently selected for the second, 15-member cohort of the Postsecondary State Career Technical Education Leaders Fellowship at Advance CTE— Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. This 15-month national Fellowship strives to advance diverse state postsecondary Career Technical Education leadership through workshops, coaching, and a real-world project dedicated to building the knowledge and social capital to be a skilled, equity-minded state leader.

Dr. Pete Sasso (HIED Ph.D. ’12) was honored as 2022 Faculty Member of the Year by the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators. Dr. Sasso is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Dr. Tony Passaro (HIED Ph.D. ’21) has published a book based on his dissertation. The book, Investigating the Design and Implementation of Operational Safety Plans for Crisis at Higher Education Institutions, will be released soon by Lexington Books.

Congratulations, everyone!