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Doctoral Dissertation: CARMEN NUNALEE

Doctoral Dissertation: Carmen Nunalee, Quantitative assessment of employee compositional diversity in relation to student completion in North Carolina community colleges. Under the direction of Drs. James Bartlett and Kenneth Ender. July 26, 2021, 12 p.m. Zoom Link:

Doctoral Dissertation: JACQUELINE PERRY-HIGGS

Doctoral Dissertation: Jacqueline Perry-Higgs, Understanding How Economically-Disadvantaged, Low-Achieving, Rural Districts Promote Early Career Teachers’ Sense of Community. Under the direction of Drs. Lisa Bass and Michael Ward. August 11, 10 a.m Zoom Link:

Doctoral Dissertation: FALLON BREWINGTON

Doctoral Dissertation: Fallon Brewington. Examination of Virtual Reality on Online Workforce Training. Under the Direction of Dr. Michelle Bartlett. 8/13/2021 - 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Zoom Link:

Doctoral Dissertation: Alonzo Alexander

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation 1890 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC

Doctoral Dissertation: Alonzo Alexander Exploring Student Attitudes and Outcomes Toward STEM Careers After Repeated Participation in STEM Outreach Chair: Eric Wiebe. Committee: Cesar Delgado, Soonhye Park, Jason Painter

Doctoral Dissertation: Dominick O. Manusos

Dominick O. Manusos, Curriculum development using the Delphi method for competency-based education courses. Major professor: Dr. Aaron Clark , 8/27/2021, 10:00 a.m. Via Zoom:

Doctoral Dissertation: Heather Barker

Dissertation title: Motivation, Engagement, and Professional Growth of Participants in Online Professional Development Courses for Statistics Educators Chair: Dr. Hollylynne Lee Committee Members: Dr. Robin Anderson, Dr. Shaun Kellogg, and Dr. Justin Post Date: September 7, 2021 Time: 1-2:30pm Room: NONE---virtual only Virtual participation: Anyone wanting a copy of the dissertation in advance can email

Doctoral Dissertation: Katherine McCance

Doctoral Dissertation: Katherine McCance Dissertation: Investigating the Potential of Interdisciplinary Collaborations Between Education and Science/Engineering in Higher Education Major Professor: Dr. Margaret Blanchard Sept. 29, 2021 10:00 a.m. Poe 512

Doctoral Dissertation: ROBIN WARFIELD

Doctoral Dissertation: Robin Warfield, Community College Faculty and Administrator Perspectives of Trauma-Informed Principles in Early Childhood Education: A Q Methodology Approach. Under the direction of Dr. James Bartlett. Monday, October 4, 2021 at 8 a.m. Zoom link:

Doctoral Dissertation: LANCELOT GOODEN

Doctoral Dissertation: Lancelot Gooden, Momentum and Collision: A Qualitative Case Study Understanding Pre- and Post-Transfer STEM Success by Exploring Gender and Racial Experiences among Community College Transfer Students. Under the direction of Dr. James Bartlett. Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 2 p.m. Zoom link:

Doctoral Dissertation: Carrie Leigh Mitran

Carrie Leigh Mitran: Dissertation Title: A Paradigm Shift: Examining the Experiences, Challenges, Perceptions, and Recommendations of Licensed Counselors and Mental Health Providers Working with Neurodiverse Adults. Chair: Dr. Stanley Baker. Friday, October 15, 2021. 9:45 AM to 11:45 AM. Remote: Zoom info: