Meet the Staff

 
Dr Sanford

Dr. Marion Sanford

Director

B.S. Psychology, Jackson State University

Master’s Degree, Professional Studies/Higher Education, Iowa State University

PhD, Professional Studies/Higher Education, Iowa State University

Dissertation Title: The Effectiveness of Summer Orientation Programs on
Retention and Subsequent Academic Performance of Minority Students: A
Follow-Up Study.

JoAnna Raucci

Associate Director

B.A. Psychology, James Madison University

Master’s Degree, Higher Education Administration, Old Dominion University

 

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James Bland

Assistant Director

B.A. Communication Studies – Public Relations and Organizational Communication, Longwood University

 

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Dr. LaWanda M. Simpkins

James Farmer Post Doctoral Fellow

B.A. Business Administration – Marketing, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Masters of Science, Adult Education – Higher Education, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Doctorate of Philosophy, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations – Cultural Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dissertation Title: Double Dutching in My Own Skin: An Authoethnography on Colorism

 

Student Aides:

 

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Emnet Adaye
Sophomore
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Mariam Ansari
 
 IMG_0159 Carmen “Lily” Flores
Senior
 DanielleH.
 Danielle Howard
Senior
IMG_0286  Glenn Taylor
Senior
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 Mariam Tekle
Sophomore
 
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Jasmine Turner
Senior