Doctor of Education Degree (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education (Argosy University, Chicago). Doctoral dissertation topic: How Does Campus Involvement Impact the Persistence of African American Students Attending Urban Postsecondary Institutions?
Master of Arts Degree in Inner City Studies Education (Northeastern Illinois University)
Bachelor of Arts Degree in English (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Associate of Arts Degree (South Suburban College)
In addition to being the director of scholarships, prior professional experience in higher education includes working in various roles at both private and public institutions. Previous professional positions include: interim director of adult and women student programs, registrar, assistant director of records and exams, academic advisor, and admissions officer. She has held leadership roles within professional and service organizations and is currently a member on the NEIU Alumni Advisory Board.
Henley, B., Morrow, M., Magee, M. J. (2017). History and Foundation of the Field: The Life and Career of Melvin C. Terrell. In Jackson, J.F.L., Charleston, L., Cornelius, G. (Eds.), Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: A Festschrift in Honor of Melvin C. Terrell (pp.27-39). Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.