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CCCC’S Smith earns doctorate

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Dr. Evangeline Smith

02.15.2012Admin, Faculty & Staff

Evangeline Smith, College and Career Readiness coordinator for Central Carolina Community College in Lee County, has been awarded her Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Higher Education Leadership from Capella University.

Her dissertation was "Community College Leadership Crisis: Identifying and Preparing Future Leaders Through Succession Planning In Selected North Carolina Community Colleges."

Dr. Smith has worked at CCCC for 14 years, starting in 1997 as the Basic Skills coordinator.

"It is wonderful to come to work each day and love what you do," Smith said. "Education is a wonderful instrument with which to transform an individual, community, nation, and the world!"

Smith and her husband, Charles, reside in Raleigh.